5 Holiday Gifts You Can Make This Weekend

It’s Black Friday and the big question is…

Should you shop or should you sew?

You know what my answer would be…

Sew of course!

#1 This Adorable Cookie Bag is Perfect For Your Cookie Exchange

Give your delicious cookies the presentation they deserve with a festive handmade carrier. Using a holiday-ready fabric, you can tote your cookies to the party with care and present them in style. By the end of the night, everyone will want your recipe — and the tricks to making your cookie bag.

Click here for the complete directions to making this cute holiday cookie bag.

Adorable diy cookie bag for your cookie exchange


#2 Easy Hand-Sewn Felt Gift Bag

Move over paper gift bag, there’s a new bag in town!

When it comes to holiday get togethers, there’s nothing quite like showing up at your gathering with a nice bottle of wine. Bring your gift-giving game up a notch when you present your vino in this felt gift bag featuring a cozy blanket stitch.

Click here for the complete how-to instructions.


#3 Turn Your Old Leather Jacket Into a Chic Bucket Bag

You can create your own chic bag from an old leather jacket that’s been collecting dust in your closet.

Click here to find out how to sew together your new favorite accessory for a fraction of what a labeled alternative would cost.


#4 DIY Upcycled Clutch

You can upcycle an old thrift store blanket into a beautiful clutch in under an hour. This project is a perfect DIY holiday gift that is both affordable and practical. Your friends and family will appreciate the fact that you spent the time to make them a unique, earth-friendly gift this season. Even beginning sewists will be able to create this fun clutch.

Click here for the complete how-to instructions.


#5 These Cute Holiday Trees Are Made From Upcycled Sweaters

If you’ve noticed that some of your cold-weather layers aren’t fitting as well as they used to, then turn the most festive ones into “sweater trees” to place on your mantel this season.

Click here for the complete how-to instructions.

Stay tuned this week for more holiday crafting ideas!



About The Renegade Seamstress

I'm a busy wife, mom, grandma, and teacher who loves to create. I've joined the refashion scene and I 'd like to share and connect with all those talented and creative people out there doing similar things.
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