This weekend, we “fall behind” an hour as Daylight Savings Time ends. You know what that means: An extra hour in the day to make! These quick and easy projects help you use that bonus time to get ahead on your holiday gift list.
1How to Make Continuous Bias Binding
Grab your scraps and make them into a bias binding to have on hand when a project arises! This pattern includes a formula for determining how much binding to make for any project.
2Women’s PJ Pants
Who doesn’t like pajama pants? Whether they’re made from cotton, flannel or fleece, they’re just as easy to stitch up as they are comfortable to wear.
Grab your yarn scraps and stitch up a bunch of these beginner-friendly fingerless mittens. They’re especially appealing to the tweens, teens and young adults on your list!
4Strawberry Jar Cover
Giving homemade treats as gifts? This adorable crochet set not only adds a pretty cover, but includes a little strawberry charm. Just add a loaf of homemade bread!
Stitch up a sachet with muslin or light-colored fabrics. Add pretty embroidery and fill them with dried lavender or handmade soaps for an aromatic gift!
6Embellished Hook Clasp
Glam up your jewelry with wire wrapping and weaving techniques to make these stylized clasps. Keep a couple on hand as you finish necklaces on your must-make list.
7Handmade With Love Tags
Have some pretty card stock? Print and cut these sentimental tags now so that you can tuck them into your gifts later!
8Passionfruit & Lemon Slice
Bake this delicious cake in two variations. The recipe includes a lovely lemon tree stitchery to include as a gift. Stitch it on a kitchen towel and wrap up the cake for a thoughtful hostess gift!