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Sewing Patterns for everyone on your gift list

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Fill your gift lists with homemade gifts that will be cherished for years to come... long after store bought merchandise is in the land fill! Choose fabric in prints that will appeal to the recipient and it's a custom made gift when you sew it with love.

Try not to wait until the last minute to start filling your Christmas list... but if you do, there is always Sewing Essentials to Survive the Holidays.

1. Guy Gifts

Gift to Sew for the Guys
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Why does it always seem difficult to sew something for the guys on your gift list? There are plenty of great free patterns to sew things like fuzzy dice, duffel bags, can wraps, nail pouches and more that will bring a smile to any guy's face. Use fabric with car prints, trains, flames or something that is bound to make the item a personalized gift.

2. Great Gifts to Sew For Dad

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Dad's remember the things you make for them. You look to your dad for so many things, let him know how special he is by sewing him a special gift that is obviously custom made just for him.

3. Sew Gifts for Teachers, Club Leaders and Babysitters

No need to bang your head against the wall trying to come up with a gift that will actually be used. Follow these ideas to sew a gift (or two) that will be used and appreciated throughout the year.

4. Free Slipper Sewing Patterns and Ideas

Sewing slippers makes slippers that are comfy and fit at an economical price because you can use scraps. Today there are oodles of free patterns available online to make slipper making a very economical project or add inspiration to how you make a commercial pattern. Any way you look at it... no one complains about warm feet!

5. Free Health and Beauty Sewing Patterns and Projects

Does someone on your gift list have health problems or are they just going through a rough patch? These gifts may not cure their health issue but they may make it easier to deal with!

6. Free Sewing Patterns for Potholders and Mitts - Protection from Hot Dishes

If someone on your gift list likes to cook, in the kitchen or at the BBQ, they are bound to appreciate anything on this list that will protect them or their table from the hot dishes they produce with they culinary endeavor!

7. Sew A Kitchen Gift Basket as a Housewarming Gift or for Any Occasion

If a family is on your gift list and you want something they will all enjoy, create a gift basket for their kitchen! Pick a theme, such as popcorn or apples, and sew the gift basket to match!

8. Free Sewing Patterns for Kid and Teen Gifts

I learned the hard way. Knowing I had broke the bank to make the previous Christmas memorable, I asked my daughter what she got for Christmas the previous year. The only thing she remembered was the quilt my mother had made her. Homemade gifts have been at the top of my gift lists ever since... and I don't have to break the bank to sew a wonderful memorable gift!

9. Free Patterns for Dolls and Toys

Sew toys as a gift that will be remembered and cherished for many years and possibly generations to come!

10. Sew for Pets and Shelters

Pets are part of the family in our household... including their place on the gift lits. These free patterns allow us to economically keep the pets on our gift list.

11. Free Sewing Patterns for Baby and Children Gifts

A hand sewn gift for the little ones on your list is bound to be cherished and handed down in the future... not many manufactured items will survive to be handed down.

12. Gifts to Make from Fabric Scraps

Gifts from Scraps of Fabric
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
If you sew, odds are that you have scraps of fabric that you just couldn't part with! Here are gifts you can make using those scraps to create gifts that will be remembered and used for years to come.

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