Sep 13, 2016

Happy Harvest: Gifts Tutorials from the Heart

 

It's time to share with family and friends the harvesting of our own creative energies of giving! And what better way than creating a harvest themed gift for your hostess or yourself?

Here are some links and tutorials for items that I have made and given or others have shared from their own creative hearts and hands.


 Shoo Flies, Don't Bother Me: Whirlygiggles Tutorial

 

Streak of Lightning: A Totally Tubular Tutorial

 

 Disappearing Four, Nine, 16  Patches and Twist and Turn Variations 

 

Liberated Heartstrings: Setting the Spirit Free

 

Make a Re-useable Shopping Bag: 

Pocket Pouched!





  Bag and ID Tag Tutorial

 

 

 

 

Make a Potholder!









 Making Fidget Quilts for Alzheimer's Patients
A wonderful gift for those aging family members who might come to dinner and love a useful lap quilt of comfort.







Aprons, Potholders, Dish Towels, Magnets, Bottles, Mugs, Cups. and Coffee Press Wraps:



Making Mug Rugs and Mug Wraps!  my own sewing and crafting fun!

 
 

Free Apron Patterns: Updated 2015

 

Everyday Art..magnets, kitchen towels etc.



Bottle Wrap Tutorial

 

It's a travel mug or bottle wrap!

 


Making a Coffee Press Wrap

 



Creating a Patchwork Journal: The People and Places of My Quilty Life

 

Making a Quilted Book or Fabric Journal Cover

 

 

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Happy Halloween: Myths, Magic, Ideas and Tutorials

http://www.with-heart-and-hands.com/2015/10/happy-halloween-myths-magic-ideas-and.html
From my primary blog With Heart and Hands  
Click on title Link at top of collage to connect to this Halloween Harvest!
 And do check out these fun ideas from others!

large-hexagon-quilt-tutorial




table runner wpumpkin




fall quilt tutorial




fall tree




fall runner




fall lap quilt




candycorn





beginner fall quilt


Thanksgiving Decorating

Grateful Fall Sign

Tracy's Fall Mantel

Falling Leaves Artwork

Thankful Burlap Table Runner

Fall Burlap Wreath

Simple 'Be Thankful' Plaque

Paper Pumpkin Basket Tutorial

 Pumpkin Canvas Tutorial

Pear Pillow Tutorial - How to sew this darling pear pillow.

Old Table Leg Candle Holders - How to use old table legs to make beautiful candle holders.

Candy Corn Bottles - I just love this idea of using vinyl lettering to jazz up a few bottles and fill them up with colorful items.
DIY Candy corn Wreath - Wondering what to do with your extra candy corn from Halloween?  Here's an easy tutorial on how to make a wreath.
thanksgiving ideas





Michele Bilyeu blogs With Heart and Hands as she shares a quilting journey through her life in Salem, Oregon and Douglas, Alaska. Sewing, quilting, and wildcrafting, with small format art quilts, prayer flags, and comfort quilts for a variety of charitable programs. And best of all, sharing thousands of links to Free Quilt and Quilt Block Patterns and encouraging others to join her and make and donate quilts to charitable causes. Help us change the world, one little quilt at a time!