Need to brighten things up for the holidays? Check out these crafting books to get some ideas for handmade fashions, jewelry, and other gifts for yourself or your loved ones.
Sewing Green: 25 Projects Made with Repurposed & Organic Materials by Betz White
Twenty-five projects made from “repurposed” thrift-store and back-of-the-closet finds and organic fabrics.
Rainy Day Sewing: 18 Sewing Projects to Brighten Every Day by Amy Sinibaldi
From pencil cases to totes, find your accessories here. Perfect for you, perfect for gifts.
The Hero’s Closet: Sewing for Cosplay and Costuming by Gillian Conahan
The ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes for the holidays or any time.
Stray Sock Sewing: Making Unique, Imaginative Sock Dolls Step-by-Step by Daniel
Everyone has loose, rogue socks. Put them to good use and make something brilliant.
Trendy Jewelry for the Crafty Fashionista by Tina Dybvik
Customize your bling by bending paperclips, hooking key rings, or beading bracelets.