Stitch Gifts 2014


Downloadable Patterns

Russian Doll Backpack

Floral Stuffed Reindeer

Felt Inuit Doll

Hardware Toiletry Kit

Gift Box Baby Bib

Dish Towel Apron

Big Jingle Bell Pillows

Holiday Animal Stockings

Bunny Nap Roll

Boy’s Cozy Pullover

Winter Woolies Nappy Cover



technique spotlight: pucker up
Linda Turner Griepentrog

simply handmade: demystifying the holiday sequined tank top
Lynda Maynard


Sew Festive

‘Tis the season for happy holiday decor projects that are sure to brighten and beautify your home, or that of a loved one.

big jingle bell pillows 
Tina Lemis
modern circle table runner
Anne Deister
geometric snowflake ornaments
Heidi Boyd
floral stuffed reindeer
Lucy Blaire
holiday animal stockings
Theresa Gonzalez
fa la la festive napkins
Mags Kandis

Fast + Fabulous

Need a present in a pinch? Here are gifts that are quick and easy to create, and yield dazzling results.

vintage bow clutch
Charise Randell
summer popsicle
ornamentsMelissa Zbikowski
cute as a button earrings
Lindsay Conner
dish towel apron
Melanie B. McFarland
pebble coasters
Christina Cameli
seaweed edge scarf
Ruth Singer

Embellish It

It’s all in the details in these stylish gifts that will call on your embroidery and beading skills.

winter blossoms frame purse
Charise Randell
knit scrap flower pin set
Lisa Polderman
covered button pendant
Linda Turner Griepentrog
wool felt tree tea cozy
Ruth Singer
beaded flower tote
Alex Woodbury
folded fabric brooch
Ruth Singer

Gift Giving

Satisfy everyone on your list with these fabulous gift items, ranging from cute to couture.

improv log cabin patchwork pouch
Amy Struckmeyer
felt inuit doll
Heidi Boyd
folding card wallet
Kevin Kosbab
Faux fur vest
Eliane Pinto
wood-grain messenger
Christina Cameli
patchwork pencil pouch
Sarah Minshall
gift box baby bib
Theresa Gonzalez

It’s a Wrap

These practical yet punchy projects will add extra flair to your gift packaging this season.

stamped and stitched gift tags
Celina Mancurti
trim the tree holiday
Kevin Kosbab
gift card pocket
Amy Struckmeyer
merry and bright holiday
Claude Larson
fish scale gift boxes
Kevin Kosbab
give-a-gift bags
Karen Snyder

From Our Favorites

We’ve gone into the archives and brought back 12 of our most beloved projects.

velvet and silk cowl
Erin Harris
winter woolies nappy
Erin Cullen
slouchy cashmere hat
Sigrid Arnott
bunny nap roll
Jennifer Wolak
felted sweater mittens
Carol Zentgraf
russian doll backpack
and wallet
Theresa Gonzalez
paper shredder quilt
Kevin Kosbab
boys cozy pullover
Jil Cappuccio
felt circles table runner
Michelle Lizcano
circuit scarf
Kevin Kosbab
reverse appliqué pillow
Kevin Kosbab
hardware toiletry kit
Cathy Bullington

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Inside Stitch Gifts Magazine
Abby Kaufman

About Abby Kaufman

Abby Kaufman is assistant editor of Stitch magazine. When she's not scoping out new fabrics for her collection, Abby enjoys outdoor activities, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.