Tag Archives | Sewn Gifts

May 26, 2014
These DIY koozies would be the perfect gift for any guy!

DIY Insulated Beverage Holders (Koozies)

Warm months call for lounging by the pool or in the backyard with a cold drink in hand, and these fun DIY insulated beverage holders (also known as koozies in my neck of the woods) are the perfect way to ensure your drink stays nice and frosty! These can be made in literally minutes, and they […]

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May 14, 2014
Love this cute men's eyeglass case. Free sewing tutorial!

Embroidered Men’s Eyeglass Case Sewing Tutorial

Give a personalized gift to a special man in your life by making him an embroidered case to hold his eyeglasses or sunglasses. With this step-by-step how-to, I guide you through the entire process, also providing a printable PDF to make following along as easy can can be. This is an easy sewing project and […]

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March 31, 2014
Polka dot trinket dishes by Positively Splendid

Polka-Dotted Trinket Dishes

Each year, it seems like the advent of spring brings plenty of gift-giving opportunities! With Mothers’ Day, graduations, weddings and more, I am always looking for easy handmade gift ideas. These little polka-dotted trinket dishes can be whipped up in no time flat, and they only cost a mere $1 or so to make. They […]

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November 12, 2013
These free printable gift sleeves are perfect for last-minute holiday gifts! Use to adorn tea towels, food gifts, and more! #SwellNoel

Printable Gift Sleeve #SwellNoel

Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout November and December, some of my favorite blogging friends will be stopping by Positively Splendid to share some of their best holiday ideas in the third annual Swell Noël series. You can stay up-to-date on all of the fantastic ideas shared throughout the series by following the Swell Noël 2013 Pinterest […]

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October 29, 2013
This travel jewelry case at Positively Splendid would be a perfect holiday gift! Full step-by-step tutorial with printable PDF pattern included.

Travel Jewelry Case Sewing Pattern and Tutorial

With holiday gift-giving time just around the corner, now is the time to craft thoughtful handmade gifts. Travel jewelry cases would make a terrific gift for any of the ladies on your list, and with my complete step-by-step tutorial and free PDF pattern, they can be stitched in no time! These would be a perfect […]

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October 11, 2013
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Preparing a Home for Holiday Guests

This post brought to you by BISSELL Homecare, Inc.. All opinions are 100% mine. Ready or not, the holiday season is almost upon us! If you are going to be welcoming guests into your home over the course of the next few weeks, I have a couple of tips for making sure your home will […]

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May 6, 2013
12 Last-Minute Handmade Mothers' Day Gifts

12 Last-Minute Handmade Mothers’ Day Gift Ideas

With Mothers’ Day coming up in less than a week, you might think it’s too late to put together a thoughtful handmade gift for a special mom in your life. Not at all! Today I’m sharing a round-up of projects from the PS archives that are perfect for last-minute Mothers’ Day gifts. Totally do-able in […]

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March 29, 2013

Framed Corkboard Display Video Tutorial

This time of year, I am never lacking occasions that necessitate a great gift idea, and today’s idea for a framed corkboard display is a terrific handmade gift idea for moms, teachers, friends, graduates and more! This is an easy craft idea that requires only easy-to-find supplies. Let’s get started! This project is one that […]

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December 13, 2012

Cheesecake Pumpkin Mini Loaves + Free Printables (Swell Noël #15)

Today’s Swell Noël Post features a delicious idea from Jen of Tatertots & Jello, plus free printables to make a dynamic presentation a snap! Catch up on all of the projects from the series by visiting the photo guide of all of the ideas shared by the talented Swell Noël contributors, and follow along as things happen […]

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November 30, 2012

Potted Herb Gift Idea

Inevitably during the holidays, I always wind up needing a very last-minute gift to take to a dinner party, or something to give to a neighbor or a teacher at a moment’s notice. This simple potted herb gift idea is one that is perfect for such instances! By sprucing up a potted herb (I found mine […]

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