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Spelling Bee Book by Lori Holt

Friday, December 11, 2009

Making Progress on Handmade Christmas Gifts

I'm making some progress on the Christmas list I have of handmade goodies. I made four fabric baskets and I plan on making a few more. I made 2 back in May and gave one away for the Sew Mama Sew May Give away. They are adorable and I think they make great gifts.

The tutorial is here.

I made this one longer than the pattern calls. I think this would be a good size for a bread basket.

The next one is the size stated in the pattern. I used some of my Sweet stash. I love these peeps!


Another pic, can you tell I love this one! This is for a sweetie, someone very special♥

This one is Spideyman inspired! for another someone very special♥


And this one is for my mom. She loves chickens. So I thought this would be cute. These are so fun and easy to make and they are a million times cuter in real life!


I also made my mom a checkbook cover. I made one for myself last year and she has been commenting on it since. So I got around to that also. I hope she likes it. Note more chickens!


The tutorial for this project is here.

I also finished a top for a table runner, again for my mom, I'll show that when I have it quilted. I have also been making lots of nine patches for her quilt. I'm not sure that's gonna be finished for Christmas, but I do work well under pressure so I'm gonna try.

Thanks for stopping by!

5 comments:

Shona Cole said...

These are great baskets :)

Hey, you signed up to follow my blog and I have just started a giveaway - you were my first winner! Come by my blog and pick your prize.

Shona

Shona Cole said...

Sorry, meant to leave my blog address:

http://shonastudio.blogspot.com/

Mountain Home Quilts said...

I wish I had made as much porgress as you! I still have a bunch of sewing to do! Those are great. :)

Casey said...

great gifts! I should really make my mom a check book cover too

Mama Pea Quilts said...

Hi, and thanks again for commenting on my blog. Love these fabric baskets (can think of many uses for them!) and am planning on making some right after the holidays. (Well, hopefully in January anyway.)

So glad to have found your blog and will be following now.

Happy Holidays!

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