I made a few gifts for Christmas 2016. Here are some of them
This mermaid tail blanket for my niece. I think I might’ve made it too long but hopefully as she grows she’ll still want to wear it. I had to do a self draft based on a few photos I had screenshot from around the internet.
This is her the night she opened it up!
For my brothers, I made these key ring chap stick holders. They really like Natural Ice chap stick. And for all the moms on my list, I made these first aid kits. I included chap stick, neosporin, bandaids, advil, candy, alcohol wipes, tissues, and gauze pads.
I got this idea from seeing a bunch of quiet books and latch boards. I thought about marrying the two and this is what I came up with. I LOVE this! I call it a busy mat.
These are I Spy bags. I might have filled up that truck one a little too much but it still works. haha!
These are blocks. I actually learned a lot while making these and even made a few more since. They’re super cute and the different textures of material offer more than just something to play with.
These were zipper bags I made for my new coworkers.
The left photo shows a stand mixer cover that I based on the one I had purchased for myself before I started sewing. The right photo is a lunch bag that my brother ordered for my sil for her birthday. I just was unable to get it to her until Christmas.
I had a great time sewing all these gifts. I wish I had gotten to sew more in 2017 but I didn’t. I’m hoping that I’ll be able to make more of them in 2018.