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101 Homemade Gift Ideas for
Crafty Gifts Part I
Make your own craft items to give as gifts this
57. Holiday themed Fabric Coasters are great gifts to
Cut 2 pre cut quilting squares (found in fabric and craft
stores!). Cut thin piece of batting the same size as material
prints. Place two squares right sides together and place batting
on top of the squares. Sew the pillow around three and 1/2 sides.
Turn right side out and sew the rest of the way around tucking in
seam as you sew.
Make 6-8 of these, stack them making a pile and tie them with a
ribbon using a bow on top.
58. Refrigerator Magnets can be made from Plaster of
Paris and painted with desired colors and given as gifts.
59. Cozy Fleece Scarf
2 yards of fleece material.
Fold into half side to side. Trim each side to ensure a straight
Open fold, then cut down the middle to make 2 separate scarves, or
3 depending how narrow you want your scarf. Fold in half from end
to end. Take one layer and cut the end to make a fringe. About 3
inches long, 1 inch apart. Be sure to use a sharp pair of
scissors. Then cut the other layer while using the first layer as
60. Homemade Candles are perfect for Christmas.
Melt paraffin wax, add candle scents and pour in greased molds
containing wicks or make candles using the traditional dipping
method. Use festive colors and scents. Place candles in a box or
tie several grouped ones with a ribbon.
61. Teacup candles can be seen in most stores. Making them
is very easy. Use your vintage or other pretty, mismatched teacups
to hold melted paraffin and candle wick. When the wax starts
cooling down, sprinkle some glitter on the top.
62. Decorate a diary or a notebook by any work of art that
you are good at, or by gluing pressed flowers and foliage. Cover
the diary with plastic film or clear self adhesive book covering.
63. Knitted or Crocheted apparels can be given as
personalized gifts to close relatives and friends.
64. Purchase plain pillow cases and decorate them with
embroidery, fabric paints, appliqué etc. You can even monogram
them to personalize them.
65. Handkerchiefs, Napkins etc. can be monogrammed and
given as gifts.
66. Plain Towels can be decorated by sewing decorative
ribbon on them.
67. Pretty lace-edged kerchiefs can be filled with potpourri,
gathered together and tied with a ribbon to make ‘Handkerchief
68. Any apron can be given a festive look by appliquéing
small Christmas motifs like bells, holly, poinsettias etc. at the
69. Make small pillows from leftover fabric and fill them with
dried lavender and flax seeds to make ‘Eye Pillows’.
70. Gift a wreath made of dried material that will last for