Gifts

Nothing quite compares to the joy of a handmade gift. Whether you are sewing gifts for loved ones or for yourself, you’ll discover the perfect gifts to sew, and techniques to make your sewn gifts extra special.

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More Perfect Gifts for the Modern Sewist!

Present Perfect by Betz White is a sweet book, with adorable gifts to make for friends and family. Packed with 25 gifts to make, all with Betz's signature charm, it would be a lovely addition to a sewing library. As you may have heard I love sewing garments. And, I love BurdaStyle. Wardrobe Essentials is…

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Thoughtful Gift Idea For The Modern Sewist

Wondering what to get those hard to shop for sewists on your holiday gift list? Buying, even making gifts for fellow sewists, seamstresses, and crafters can be a bit tricky. Unless you know the person very well, know what fabrics and color choices they like, it can be hit or miss. When family ask what…

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Getting in a Gift-Making State of Mind

It's just about that point where I am really trying to psyche myself up for doing some major gift-making. I don't have a good track record at this, and I either find myself up until all hours the night before, or I am furiously pedaling around the mall on Christmas Eve day. Sunny is my…

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Managing Your Holiday Sewing To-Do List

Fall is the perfect time to slow down before the madness of Black Friday and the holiday rush. November is when I crave my favorite warm comfort food. Recipes like chicken pot pie, sausage, and potatoes and cream-based soups are some of my must-haves. Like clockwork, cooler temps mean it's time to start knitting again,…

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Free Gift Tags for Sewists

That sewing machine has been humming, and those needles have been stitching, and finally your special gift is ready. Our team at Sew Daily came up with the perfect finishing touch to top your gift package: fun and unique gift tags! Not just any gift tag, but one that shows off your handmade gift with…

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Are You in a Holiday Sewing Frenzy Yet?

I know that Halloween just passed, but seriously within 3 weeks now, it's going to be the holidays, and that 3 weeks will pass like the wind. The little foxes: Together at last!    I felt my holiday frenzy a little earlier, because we produce our Modern Holiday magazine in July. However, the true frenzy…

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Are You a Selfish or Giving Sewist?

Making gifts, or my lack of natural inclination to do so, has been on my mind a lot lately. In July we produced Stitch Modern Holiday magazine and in August we created a DIY Holiday special issue that offers easy gifts to make from a wide range of crafts from sewing and quilting to crochet and…

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Time to Make the Gifts Already?

How did that happen? Here on the east coast, we are just starting to fully recover from the dreadful winter, and, yet, as I write we are sending our new Stitch Modern Holiday gifts issue to press. Each year when I finish this special issue, I know that the time has come again: time to…

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Sewing a Gift that Keeps on Giving

I'm working on sewing a baby quilt gift right now, and due to some tweaking I did of the design, I'm going to end up with not only some scrap ends, but a few extra strip sets. I love a project that keeps on giving. The quilt that keeps on giving. For my quilt, instead…