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Free Patterns and Instructions for Personalized Memorable Gifts


Everyone wants to make sure their gift is memorable and special for a wedding or bridal gift. Sew a gift to make it personalized and special... something that will be saved for years as part of the couple's wedding memories! Add embroidery, appliques or colors that match the wedding theme to make the gift unique and special.

1. Wedding Ring Bearer Pillow

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This ring pillow is unique and a great way to make sure the rings are not dropped by little fingers on their way to the alter. This pillow uses the ring box to hold the rings safely and securely.

2. Tossing Garter

This is a wedding garter sewn with these free directions.
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Use these free directions to create a basic garter with lace, ribbon and elastic.  Expand from there using the ideas to elaborate or use your own ideas and create a truely special garter.... maybe two so the bride has one to save for her memory box.

3. Bridal Card Bag -- Fabric Drawstring Bag to Hold Wedding Cards

Wedding Card Bag for the Bride
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The bride is handed cards that contain cash and she certainly doesn't want to lose track of them but holding a stack is not convienent. This drawstring bag is a very convienet solution.

4. Free Directions to Sew a Pouch Style Pocketbook

Collection of Pouch Style Purses
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This simple pouch style purse is large enough for a small wallet and cell phone.. the necessities of any date or formal occasion. If you need to carry more, enlarge the size of the circle to start the bag. Use the fabric scraps from the gown or dress to sew this pocketbook and have a totally matching outfit.

5. Personalized Wedding Pillow

Custom Pillow
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Follow the directions for this heirloom pillow front, but use a wedding theme embroidery or the bride and groom's name with their wedding date in the center for a memorable wedding gift. There are many choices to create any style pillow using the free patterns and directions to sew pillows.

6. How to Tie a Multi Loop Decorative Bow

Tie a perfect bow for decorating, clothing, packages, barrettes or other needs. Follow my directions here.

7. How to Tie a Perfect Bow

Finished Two Loop Bow
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Tie the perfect bow to decorate clothing, a package or any bow need. Find free directions here.

8. Birdseed or Rice Holding Wedding Roses

This is a very interesting way to provide rice or birdseed fro throwing at a wedding. The comments regarding rice are also very interesting.

9. Traditional Almond Bags

Almonds are traditional but many brides are breaking with tradition and using the same idea for other table favors. What ever your "filling" is this is a great way to add a splash of color to the tables.

10. Hand Towel Wedding Cake Centerpiece

You probably won't be using this "cake" at the wedding but it's a great way to supply the shower with a useful decoration!
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