27 Exciting projects to make in this month’s exciting edition of Handmade Magazine!
Christmas is fast approaching and Handmade has some great ideas for the last minute gifts. A cross-stitch wall hanging done to the instructions will have someone remembered at Christmas.
Using scraps of material and cotton batting; try making some pot holders to jazz up the kitchen. Small projects like these helps with perfecting corners and seams. Look for Christmas material remnants during the year and create Santa sacks for the children. Keep a lookout for a tea towel you can make into an apron, page 54 and 55 gives you instructions and materials needed to complete this easy project.
Page 94 shows some pointers on Ribbon embroidery. This small project is perfect for beginners wanting to learn the basics of embroidery. Pay attention to the needle sizes as the ribbon has to thread through the eye of the needle.
A great project to used up your balls of wool: crochet squares and join them together to make a shoulder bag. The bright colours make it a must-have for the trendy teenager.
Looking for more ideas? We have magazines on the shelf to help you with a project for someone special.