23 Thoughtful #DIY Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Sewing and Knitting & Other Fabric Ideas EASY DIY Microwaveable Beanbag How To Sew An Infinity Scarf 30 Minute Project Noro Spiral Hat Pattern Easy Lacy Blanket Knitted Slouch Hat Customized canvas bag DIY No-Sew Fleece Throw Food Homemade Christmas Cookies ‘n Cream Fudge Chocolate Macaroons Gourmet Oatmeal Cookies in a Jar Candy Cane Crush Hot Chocolate Mix Homemade Granola with Pecans Easy Awesome Sweet, Salty and Spicy Brittle Homemade Vanilla Extract Hostess Gift Idea Easy Family Gift Basket DIY Glitter Candle Holders Gifts the Kids Can Make Santa Candle Holders the Kids Can Make Gifts FOR Kids Vintage Fabric … Continue reading

EASY DIY Microwavable Beanbags with @CamelotFabrics {Sewing Craft} {Gift Idea}

Last Spring, my daughter and I took a Mommy/daughter introduction class to sewing. I have always wanted to sew and after taking this class, I was completely inspired to learn how to sew. I don’t ever envision myself cutting out patterns and sewing complex projects, but it sure is handy to know how to sew to repair ripped material and to make simple projects. My first (and so far my only) project was to figure out how to sew a Microwavable Beanbag. My first attempt was at the end of the summer when my daughter and I decided to make … Continue reading

DIY Microwavable Bean Bag ~ Back to School Teacher Gift

What seems like many moons ago, but in reality it was only 8 years ago, I was at the receiving end at school. I was a Kindergarten teacher, accepting (and prying) my students from their parents into my classroom. My heart still goes out to the Kindergarten teachers, the children AND the parents because I have been on all sides of the situation and none of them are easy. I also still remember the feeling of a completely exhausted body after the first day of school. You see, I spent a physically labour intensive week leading up to the first … Continue reading