I really enjoyed the incentive for making Christmas items thru the year with SewCalGal's Handmade Christmas Challange. December is a wrap up link to show all the projects completed.
January: I saw this TUTORIAL over at Connie's and made a few changes for my mini "Monet's Garden".
February: I made three doll quilts to donate to the Get Your Mrs Claus On project.
March: This was a pattern offered by Sheri at A Quilting Life for the little project for the month and I thought it would make a great Christmas gift.
April: This pattern is from Quilter's Cache and called The ArrowHead Block and I used it to make a pillow.
May: Some crayon roll-ups for the grandkids using this TUTORIAL. I used a lightweight iron-on interfacing just to give them a little strength. Pair them up with a coloring book and you have a quick gift.
June: This month I made a zip pouch using THIS TUTORIAL from Moda Bake Shop.
July: This month's project was also my Simply Small Sewing project with A Quilting Life - a cute tablemat pattern by Sherri using 2.5" squares.
August: This month I used Sherri's pattern for A Month of Simple Small Projects with A Quilting Life. She offered a star pattern for pot holders and strip piecing for a table runner, but I used the strips to decor some towels for a nice gift set.
September: This month I made a few tea wallets using THIS TUTORIAL.
October: I made some little wallets using Valeri Wells' pattern. Perfect for gift cards.
November: These plastic shopping bag holders are made with this TUTORIAL. Great way to recycle those left over charms or scraps and can be made up to suit the recipient's decor.
I am pleased that I was able to complete some gifts each month making my gift 'shopping' easier and less of a last minute stress. Please be sure to visit SewCalGal Final to see what other's have completed thru the year.