Furoshiki reusable gift wraps

Furoshiki reusable gift wraps

These are two of this year’s Christmas gifts wrapped up in furoshiki cloths that I made from thrifted satin. I really like the double-knotted red one. All I wound up doing for these is cutting out the largest possible square from some item of satin clothing from...
Silk gift bag/pouch from thrifted clothing

Silk gift bag/pouch from thrifted clothing

I made this for my Grandma for Christmas this year to hold the beaded pieces that I also made her. It is made out of a thrifted floral silk scarf and a thrifted coral silk shirt, both of which I needed to fuse some light interfacing to the back of to render useful for...
Little purse to carry around clothespin dolls

Little purse to carry around clothespin dolls

This was a Christmas gift I sewed for my only niece, Eleanor, who just turned 3 and is as girly as they come. It looks like a little purse with pretty yellow flowers (apparently her favorite color). The outer fabric is double layered with batting and quilted in a...
Monster fleece hot/cold pack

Monster fleece hot/cold pack

For Christmas this year I made a fleece hot/cold pack. The inside is stuffed with barley and is sewn from a thrifted pillowcase. The barley smells a little wheatey when it is hot, but I also tried lentils and that smelled really bad. I didn’t figure out until it...
Felted Christmas tree ornaments

Felted Christmas tree ornaments

I can finally start to post all of my Christmas crafts! I found these trees on mollychicken and couldn’t resist making something very similar. I made these out of a semi-felted sweater I got at the Goodwill outlet. I couldn’t do the nice blanket stitching...