Hi Crafters! This week, the CRAFT bloggers and myself will be bringing you our crafty holiday gift guide picks. From selections in our own Maker Store, to gifts you can make, to the best indie handmade products, you’ll find something for everyone on your list right here.
Later this evening, I’ll bring you a holiday guide with lists of the perfect crafty books to give. Tomorrow, Jenny gives you a indie gift guide tailored especially “for the peeps” in your life. On Wednesday, Michelle brings you a list of crafty gifts you can make. For Thursday, Becky gives us a round up of cool crafty tools. And finally on Friday, Arwen brings us delectable treats in her guide to Edible Giftables. You won’t want to miss the great gift ideas each day of this week on the CRAFT blog!
Right now, we just want you to know about all the cool craft goods we have available now and in The Maker Store.
CRAFT: 1 Year Gift Subscription
Give a gift that lasts all year long by giving your favorite crafter a subscription to CRAFT Magazine. Just $34.95 for a subscription in the US (international click here) which also includes access to our online Digital Edition!
CRAFT: The First Year Box Set
This special limited re-release has all 4 volume’s of CRAFT’s first year combined in a beautiful Special Edition Boxed Collector’s Set. It’s the perfect gift to introduce someone to CRAFT magazine!
CRAFT: Ladies T-Shirt
The perfect t-shirt for any crafter to hang out in and wear to the next local craft fair. This chocolate brown t-shirt is adorned w/ the craft logo and signature birdie.
i Craft: things Leatherman Squirt
Small enough to fit on your key chain, the “i Craft: things” pocket tool is the perfect companion for mobile fixing, cutting, hacking and crafting. This is a limited offering with custom “i Craft: things” laser lovingly etched with care using a 35w laser. Comes with a 25 year warranty from Leatherman.
DIY Felt LED Ornaments
For this holiday season, make your own LED Felt Ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree, home or crafting/work space. Each soft circuit kit comes with an ornament (reindeer, dove or snowboarder) made from raw industrial felt along with all the materials you need to sew the circuitry: an LED (red, green or white), a bobbin of conductive thread and a snap. A tutorial is also provided on the basic techniques for sewing soft circuits with conductive threads and ordinary snaps. No soldering involved!
Wee Wonderful Pattern Books
Kitty, Bunny and Bear
A 3-in-1 pattern for smartly dressed 14″ stuffed dolls to sew & enjoy! Full size pattern pieces and detailed instructions for construction and embellishment, 8 pages.
Wee Wonderful Pattern Books
Spaceboy & Robot
Complete patterns and instructions for two soft toys. Full size pattern pieces and detailed instructions for construction and embellishment, 12 pages.
Skooba DIY Laptop Bag
This blank canvas sleeve is instantly ready to make a one of a kind work of art using permanent markers, fabric paints, glued-on decorations, sparkles, stenclis, pens, airbrush, needlework/embroidery or other medias. Skooba Skin is a sleek, padded envelope that protects your laptop for transport inside another bag, or on its own. With a flip of the patent-pending closure system, the Skin goes from sleeve to tote bag and back again, making it a very versatile traveler. Fits laptops up to 17″.
Sushi Wallet Kit
The kit contains three ‘ala carte’ pattern options, with enough yarn to knit one wallet, so you can chose between bold graphics or subtle stripes. It’s the perfect size for carrying your essentials (phone, keys, cards), and the irresistible packaging makes for a fantastic gift!
Coin Purse Cubed
These tempting wallets give you a chance to knit the basic shape in a snap, then spend as much or as little time embellishing as you want. Their ‘mini-clutch’ size makes storing your essentials sleek and unfussy. The Coin Purse Cubed kit includes three colors of yarn and three finishing options for an exponential amount of flexibility and fun! Enough yarn to make either three unlined wallets; or 1 lined wallet and 1 unlined wallet.
Blooms Bracelet Kit
Give this pretty bracelet kit which it can be knit up quick in a couple hours and then felted. Kit includes yarn, pattern, closure, and step-by-step, photo-illustrated beginners’ felting instructions. A perfect project for beginning knitters and first-time felters.