Did the holidays creep up on you again this year? It’s like a sneaky ninja, that holiday. Well don’t distress, you and your trusty embroidery machine can make some quick and easy gifts in no time at all. Check out this roundup of some of our favorite quick gift ideas…
Want something cute and small to give? These mischievous little gingerbread guys are perfect for giving and easy to stitch up. Get the tutorial here… it even includes a recipe for real gingerbread cookies!
Are your Christmas gifts lacking in gears? Are they not quite steamtastic enough? Then you need to stitch and bling out this easy little steampunk snowflake lace ornament. The tutorial shows you how to stitch it and and make it extra pretty.
If you’re looking for something quick for a little one, this furry monster tag blanket is soft and cute and can be easily whipped up in under and hour!
Who doesn’t love warm fuzzy socks for the holidays? It’s just that regular socks are pretty much impossible to hoop. Well, not so if you make them yourself! This guest tutorial from Karen will show you how, including a downloadable pdf pattern for the socks.
For someone crafty in your life, why not make them a little needle book crafting kit? It can be made in a jiffy and you can customize it with all the little bits and bobs your crafter needs, including a pin cushion, needle holder, and a place to store their scissors. Not to mention you get to pick out an awesome custom design for the cover.
Don’t knit,or don’t have time before Christmas? Learn to upcycle an old sweater into a cozy pair of embroidered mittens.
Want some awesome ideas that don’t even require a tutorial? Here are some of our favorites from our crafty customers!
Stitch up a set of embroidered towels and a cute potholder like Fabulously Fierce did.
Mary grabbed a jacket and added a favorite design to the back.
Whip up a quick handmade or store bought apron with a snarky design like Wyld Hare.
Or take a cue from Liberty Original and just add it to a cozy long sleeve tee.