25 Quick Gifts – November/December 2006

1) Give a “quilt in a jar.” Collect all the fabrics for a paper-pieced minature quilt, package them in a jar, and give them to a quilting friend (see page 70 for instructions for Scrappy Stars)
Knock someone’s socks off by creating a Reindeer Table Runner (see page 48 for instructions).
3) Make or purchase some notecards with quilt designs on them.
4) Give a gift certificate from her favorite quilt shop or spa.
5) Give a spool or two of neutral 100% cotton thread for piecing.
6) Make or buy a cute pincushion for your quilt friend’s sewing room.
7) Give a disposable camera for taking photos at the next quilt show.
8) Buy a copy of one of the latest quilting books.
9) Create an Itty Bitty Penny Rug (see page 66 for instructions), frame it, and give it.
10) Give a punch needle embroidery kit, or, complete a punch needle project, frame it, and give it as a gift.
11) Whip up Flannel Brick Road for the guy on your list (see page 32 for instructions).
12) Use a leftover quilt block to make a toss pillow for the sofa.
13) Buy a packet of fancy hot drink mix and give it with a pretty mug.
14) Give a journal to a quilter so she can keep a record of her quilts.
15) Make a beautiful mantel scarf (see page 40 for instructions).
16) Send a special postcard in the mail (see page 62 for instructions).
17) Give a pair of warm, fuzzy slippers or socks a friend can wear while quilting on a cold night.
18) Delight a young lady with Buttons & Bows (see page 58 for instructions).
19) Make a pillowcase to give as a gift.
20) Create a snow couple (see page 36).
21) Wrap up a pretty thimble.
22) Make a quilter a wool sewing wallet (see page 52 for instructions).
23) Give a pair of embroidery scissors.
24) Send your quilting buddy a chatelaine.
25) Fold up some fat quarters and tie them with a ribbon.

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