It is almost Thanksgiving — the traditional kick-off of the season of making! Get started early with these seven free patterns and a seasonal recipe.
1Christmas Tree Skirt
This tree skirt is a great stash-busting project that’s made with a 15-degree ruler (don’t worry — there’s a cheat sheet for cutting without a ruler). If you start now, you’ll surely be done by Christmas!
2‘Tis the Season: Scrap-Busting Gift Bag
Gather your leftover holiday fabric and coordinating colors to make these cute gift bags! You know what that means: less wrapping as Christmas gets closer.
3Dog Christmas Santa Hat
Don’t forget your four-legged friends! These adorable knit hats are rated for beginners and include ear holes for kitties and pups of all sizes.
This cute amigurumi project will have youngsters super excited to watch upcoming holiday shows. Be prepared to stitch up a whole fleet!
5Merry and Bright
Embroider a quick accent for holiday decor. This stitches up quickly on pillows, towels or as the centerpiece to a quilt top.
6Christmas Bow Earrings
Tiny ribbon turns into the cutest earrings! They’re the perfect companion for cookie baking, Christmas parties and holiday shopping.
7Project Planner Worksheet
Keep track of your upcoming holiday gifts and projects with these free planner sheets. They even have an area for notes and a supply list!
8Pumpkin Pecan Bread Pudding
This easy bread pudding recipe whips up in no time, making it a perfect breakfast for holiday guests. Don’t forget to add a dollop of whipped cream!