Ready for a handmade holiday season?

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by Tsh

Tsh is the founder of this blog and is currently traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.


Photo by Jessica Jones

Sewing For Christmas

On November 4, Simple Mom is showcasing the sewing submissions for Holidays by Hand, a six-part festival promoting your crafted talent celebrating the holidays.  If you’d like to be linked here, please submit me your stuff!

It can be anything related to sewing for the holidays – whether you’re making a gift, creating a tree skirt, or whipping up some shopping bags, we’d love to showcase your talent. Nothing is too simple or too complicated.

Please post your creations on your blog and email me the link by November 3.

Other categories are:

Paper Crafts, November 11

Ribbons and Thread, November 18

Knitting, November 25

  • hosted by Laura at One of Three
  • contact Laura at lauraruthhealy(at)gmail(dot)com by November 24 with your knitting project

Quilting, December 2

Food, December 9

  • hosted by Ann at Vintage Mommy and One Bag Nation
  • contact Ann at lilyolil(at)comcast(dot)net to submit your recipes or food project ideas

Let’s encourage frugality, ingenuity, and self-sustainability this Christmas season – and I’m looking forward to seeing what you create.

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  1. My entry is going live tomorrow- simple, frugal and green… stay tuned to find out! Thanks again for participating.

    Kelly from Almost Frugal’s last blog post…How to Look Fabulous, Frugally: Part One

  2. love this idea – thanks for hosting! :)

  3. Looking forward to blogging together – love the sweet photo!

    Vintage Mommy’s last blog post…Holidays by Hand: Good Ideas from Around the Blogosphere

  4. Sounds like a great series! I can’t wait to see everyone’s ideas.

    Sarah H.’s last blog post…Organize My Wardrobe: Clothes Clutter Control Part 2

  5. Thanks for the motivation – I’m inspired to sew my very first thing EVER!

  6. Too bad – my craft doesn’t fit into any of those categories! But I’ll still be checking out the other submissions.

    Great idea!

    Christi’s last blog post…and the winner is…

  7. Perfect. We’ve decided to make this Christmas more about handmade gifts instead of random purchases that no one actually uses anyway. I could really use some great ideas, so I will be following this closely!

    Nikki’s last blog post…Crouching Fairies, Hidden R2D2

  8. What a fabulous site. Just found you through Nesting Place. I’m a new mama to twins and have a home based business so anything to simplify I’m ALL about! I just subscribed to your site. Look forward to seeing more. warmly, Deb

  9. This is great! I definitely am doing a lot of crafting for the holidays.

    I adore those stockings! Absolutely adore them!

    threeundertwo’s last blog post…Finished for Friday: Halloween edition!

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