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Last minute gifts to make

December 1, 2012 | Erin | Comments (4)

Ok, so it's not really last minute if you're shopping, but if you plan on making gifts to give this holiday season, the time to start is now!

Here are some great books full of instructions and inspiration.

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For those who celebrate Christmas:

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Or any of these other titles.

 

Or perhaps you celebrate Hanukkah?

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See more here.

 

How about Kwanzaa?

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See more here.

 

And then there are resources everyone can use:

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more card making resources here.

 

Maybe you have a particular craft you're drawn to?

If you're a knitter like me you might want to try searching for books with patterns for knitted gifts, such as this one:

 

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Or, if you aren't the fastest knitter (also like me) or are running out of time (me again), try some of the quick-n'-easy patterns in these books:

 

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Into paper crafts? Want to make someone their very own unique fabric-bound journal? Try a search like this, to get books like this:

 

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Beading? Try a search like this one to get books like this:

 

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Wood working? How about searching for books like this:

 

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The possibilities are endless.

 

And don't forget to have a gander at our librarian Recommended Websites too.

 

Happy Holiday Handcrafting!

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