today i'm wrapping up the series on my favorite home made gifts by talking about things you can make for housewarming, hostess, and girl friends.
napkins & table runners
who doesn't need more napkins? with a scant yard and a half of quilting cotton you can whip up six everyday napkins in just a few episodes of homeland. (by the way i gathered two things from the most recent episode: 1. sarin gas is very bad and 2. berlin has an amazing public transit system.)
not to mention napkins provide a great opportunity to practice your edge stitching. and who among us doesn't need to do that from time to time?
of course giving attention to four legged members of the family is always good idea. here is a tutorial on the bed i made for my parents dog rosie:
and here is a version i made for a far more intelligent animal:
got a yard of fabric? can you sew a straight line? then you should be making infinity scarves. tutorial to come next week.