Crafty handmade gift ideas to help you create presents at home Handmade Gifts covers all the popular crafts such as sewing, knitting, paper-crafts, candle-making, and crochet, plus making jam and baking, so you're sure to find something that inspires you to get crafting. Handmade Gifts contains over 70 craft projects with step-by-step instructions and photographs of the finished gift along with variations to ensure your item is unique and personal. From homemade cards and teacup candles to crochet blankets and chocolate egg truffles, it's full of ideas for every occasion including birthdays, seasonal gatherings, house warmings, and baby showers. Suggestions for green and up-cycled gifts as well as clever tips on how to wrap and present your handmade crafts are included. Plus, 20 technique lessons are peppered throughout such as melting soap, casting on and off, and simple embroidery stitches. Handmade Gifts is the perfect craft book for anyone who wants to make beautiful, affordable and unique gifts for friends and family. Gifting wine and shop-bought chocolate is out, homemade sweets and gifts are in!@usza#39;omizec/ cushion Customize a plain cushion cover with applique fabric shapes, buttons, and decorative stitches to make a stylish or funky cushion at a low cost a a perfect gift for a new home or for a childa#39;s bedroom.
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