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These Fox Slippers are adorable, and they’d make a fun and unique holiday gift.

Have you heard of Kollabora? It’s a site that incorporates quality tutorials (knitting, crochet, jewelry, and sewing), a marketplace to buy crafting supplies, and a social platform where you can share photos, post your own projects, and ask questions. Kollabora is self-described as “a wondrous, one-stop destination for everything you need to make something awesome” … and I agree.

If you haven’t explored Kollabora already, now’s a great time to do so. There are so many beautiful holiday gift ideas! Remember: DIY > buy. I’ve gathered a few of my favorite projects. Take a look!

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Giveaway!

Want to win a $150 gift certificate to the Kollabora Marketplace, to buy your own supplies and get started making beautiful things? Comment on this blog post, telling us what craft project you’d like to make, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win! We will consider comments posted up until 11:59pm PST on Friday, Nov. 30. Good luck!
This post is sponsored by Kollabora.

214 thoughts on “10 Gift-Worthy DIY Projects on Kollabora, and a Giveaway!

  1. I would love to start the Marlon Double Wrap Bracelet by Lost Wax Studio project! It looks like it could make a great christmas gift!

  2. Just what I need… another great lace to feed my blossoming knitting hobby and inspire my other crafty needs. My son saw the fox slipper over my shoulder and asked me to make them for him (he’s 4)… adding it to my list!

  3. We’re planning on teaching a kids wearables class in January. The kids will come up with their own project ideas. Some that they have already are: felt monsters, giant LED-lit diamond ring, shoes with custom-swappable uppers. Maker Kids is a non-profit, so free materials would be awesome!

  4. Definitely has to be the Alfred Hitchcock Sillouette crosstitch. Who doesn’t love the master of suspense? Trivia: Alfred Hitchcock did a cameo in each of his films, whether it was a photo of himself in a newspaper or an actual walk on. Keep an eye out next time you watch one of his classics.

  5. I’ve been browsing the knitting section. I love the Shale baby blanket and there’s a couple of cute hats and mittens I’m eyeing too.

  6. I would really love a cross-stitch or embroidery project. But those fox slippers are pretty fabulous! Thanks for the giveaway!

  7. I had already decided to use plain brown paper to wrap all my gifts this year. I’m so glad to learn how to make those printed tags to help dress up my packages.

  8. oh man, i would use that SO fast. i would probably start by making beads from clay. I hope hope hope I win this giveaway. thanks so much for the chance!!

  9. CURSE YOU for yet another website that adds to my to-do list!! OOooh, I want to make that worldmap soft quilt for my brother’s kids… (he travels A LOT for work, and it might be fun for them to “follow along” with Daddy’s travels…) and one for me with a map of my town!

  10. I would totally have to try to make the Snood Dog. I haven’t been successful at knitting yet but that looks like a good place to start.

  11. I have wanted to try my hand at bead weaving for some time – that would be my first pick! Thanks for this opportunity!

  12. It would have to be the fox slippers -when my wife and I were first dating, we used to do a lot of walking home, and between our homes, at night. And we always knew that if we saw a London fox on the way, we’d get home safe.

  13. The slippers ARE very cute, but my first project from this great group would be the printed tags. I’ve been wanting to try a freezer-paper printing project.

  14. Crochet bangles – just bought my first tiny crochet hook. I live in the south, so knitwear isn’t as appropriate for most of my holiday gift. I was thinking that I could learn how to integrate the pistachio shell necklace for a fun, grown-up nod at the shell jewelry we used to wear as kids on trips to Florida.

    [Sorry for the double-post – I accidentally commented on the slideshow first!]

  15. This site looks awesome, never heard of it before! I am in love with the Fox Slippers and the Holiday Gift Tags, so hard to choose just one. Thanks for the giveaway!

  16. Never heard of Kollabora before so thanks for that link – I’ve been buying from Etsy. Of the projects you shared, the gift tags are something I’d like to try since hubby has been nostalgic for the fancier, old fashioned, imaginative gift tags since last Christmas. But looking at the Kollabora site itself, there’s some chain maille that I think my teen would like to tackle, since it’s not a “girlie” craft and he can use it for his ranger costume for Halloween next year. :-) So thanks again for sharing the site!

  17. I’m so excited to try making one of those flower totes. Even better if I could be wearing those lovely fox slippers while I do it!

  18. I’m just getting back into sewing after many years and I would LOVE to make the featured Artist in Residence/ Cynthia Rowley dress, or maybe get some Collette Patterns. Thanks for the post!

  19. I am glad I found this site. I can always use more inspiration! I would love to make those cute fox slippers and the holiday tags.

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