Stitch Gifts 2012


Downloadable Patterns

Button Flap Belt 

Gathered Clutch + Gathered Coin Purse

Nesting Gift Boxes

Embroidered Snowflake Linen Stocking

Favorite Pajamas

Good-All-Year Stocking

Quilt Blocks Sachet Trio

"Toasty" Hot Water Bottle Cover

Pretty Stitches Sampler Earrings

Lily Pillow Covers

Bird on a Wire Laptop Case

Banana-Peel Pencil Case

Scandinavian Reindeer + Heart Ornaments

Matryoshka Dolls



Stitch Gifts 2012 Chevron

Stitch Gifts 2012 Paper Piecing



technique spotlight: felt facts 
Linda Turner Griepentrog

the real story behind fukusa wrap 
Carol Ziogas

share your passion: beginner's sewing kit

bookshelf: the hottest sewing reads of the season

Sew Festive

These nine charming and stylish decorating projects will give your home a unique flair during the holiday season.

peace bunting 
Linda Lum DeBono
festive table runner
Marcia Van Oort

flat scrap ornaments
Missy Shepler

modern winter wreath
Amy Struckmeyer
good-all-year stocking
Jenn Rhoads
terrier dog ornaments
Heidi Boyd

star spangled garland
Heidi Boyd

embroidered snowflake
linen stocking
Rebecca Smith
button dove ornament
Linda Turner Griepentrog

Fast + Fabulous

If you have just a little bit of time and a lot to give, here are ten quick and easy-to-sew gifts that will put you at the top of everyone's list.

swirl potholders
Jacquie Gering 

pretty wrist pincushion
Rosemarie DeBoer
favorite pajamas
Amanda Madden

pocket pals
Beth Walker

travel trio
Michelle Freedman

felted sweater pouch
Karen Pulaski 

embellished cardigan

Susan Beal
hot-head hats
Missy Shepler 
quilt blocks sachet trio
Charise Randell

quilted steering wheel cover
Madeleine Roberg

Embellish It

Use fabric, beading, embroidery, and more to create seven gifts that have their own special sparkle. 

beaded evening
frame bag 
Rose Beck
  felt bauble bracelet
Heidi Boyd
embellished flower
hostess apron
April Moffatt
snappy silk pins
Mary Walter
sparkly shoe clips
Susan Beal

horsehair holiday headband
Alex Sudalnik

pretty stitches
sampler earrings
Stefanie Berganini

Great Gifts

These eight spectacular gifts are sure to satisfy even the hardest-to-please person on your list. 

chevron library tote 
Sarah Minshall
racing stripe
tablet bag
Kevin Kosbab
pleated clutch + pleated scarf
April Moffatt
"Toasty" hot water
bottle cover

Berene Campbell
winter berries journal cover
Sigrid Arnott
gathered clutch
Charise Randell
hanging sewing caddy
Carol Zentgraf


It's a Wrap

Make your packages as much of a present as the gift itself. Here are five gorgeous ways to give every holiday package that handmade touch. 

nesting gift boxes 
Lucy Blaire
bottle gift bags
Amanda Madden
fashion set gift ornaments
Amber Eden
traditional fukusa
gift wrap
Carol Ziogas
reversible gift bags
Rosemarie DeBoer

From Our Favorites

As our gift to you, we've gone into the archives and brought back twelve of our most beloved projects from issues of Stitch past.

fiber lover's shrug 
Tricia Waddell
button flap belt
Erin Gilday
matryoshka dolls
Heidi Boyd
lily pillow covers
Josee Carrier
scandinavian reindeer +
heart ornaments
Heidi Boyd
felted sweater throw
Carol Zentgraf
envelope clutch
Erin Harris

fabric + beads necklace
Carol Zentgraf

banana-peel pencil case
Kevin Kosbab

bejeweled pillow
Blair Stocker

passementerie pincushion
Eva Hanusova
bird on a wire
laptop case
Erin Gilday


editor's note 


wish list 


sewing basics 

sew gifty 

sew inspired 

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