Holidays

Holidays

Tell your holiday story with handmade gifts, decorations, accessories and special outfits! You deserve a gift, too!

Browse through holiday projects and inspiration.

Making Sashiko ornaments is a great way to see what the slow-stitch movement is all about. It's slow stitch, to be sure, but the projects are so small you can...

When asked to “decorate an art pumpkin” for a local arts alliance exhibit, what’s a fiber artist to do? Add the personal challenge of using materials already in my studio....

If you have beads and some basic tools, you can be ready with a unique and personal gift in minutes. I made all of these projects with beginner-level beading skills...

We often relegate dads to the back seat when we talk about our early creative influences. “Mom taught me to ______ (insert sew, knit, cook, etc. here).” And she did,...

Tubular Herringbone (sometimes called Ndebele) stitch creates sinuous beaded ropes that await your creativity to design bracelets, necklaces and more. It can be a fussy stitch to get started, but...

So many creatives refer to how their mother influenced their creative journey, but few refer to their Dads. And, yes, my mother was always making something - sewing clothes for...

Starting with two size 11 seed beads per side, it’s easy to stitch a base of right angle weave in comfortable proportions for Gemstone Embellished Right Angle Weave Jewelry. The...

Peyote-Stitched Cellini Spiral looks really complicated, but it’s just a glorified peyote rope. The stitch is even count tubular peyote with a step up. It’s the change in bead sizes...

There is something about little handmade bird ornaments that suggest spring, but also are great for a Christmas ornament. I have a year-round tree, and now have a variety of...