Simple Gift Idea – Mini Composition Books and Crayon Rolls

I've been busily working on making Christmas gifts and unfortunately I can't show them off until after Christmas. But I did make some gifts that have already been given to their recipients. This is the first year I've sewn so many gifts and I love how fast it is compared to cross stitching! A few weeks ago some friends were in town and stopped by for a visit. I knew they were going to be doing a lot of driving so I wanted to put together some little gifts for them to take along. I used this mini composition book pattern from Angela Bowman and this crayon ... Read More

FlowerPOW Mug Rug Gift Set

I wanted to show off a little gift set I put together using CraftyPod's FlowerPOW mug rug pattern! I've discussed my love for these mug rugs in the past, which is evident by the fact that I've made 6 so far... I put together a little gift set with a coffee cozy that I made using the same fabrics as the mug rug. I used this great free tutorial from Skip to My Lou. I'm not a super confident machine sewer but it was really easy to follow and came together really quickly. I added one of those cool reusable Starbucks mugs they have at the counter and ended up with a ... Read More