The news is full of recalls of toys this holiday season. Why not spend a little time and make a gift that is worry free and helps use the child’s imagination. One suggestion is to put together a gift for the budding cook in your life.
Whip up one of these adorable aprons
If making this for a little boy, make the apron from Little Retro Aprons for Kids shown in brown without the ruffle and in a strip or novelity print.
Add this delightful measuring spoons, and this cookbook, and this gift is sure to delight. Make it even more special and arrange a time to help make a recipe from book.
H231P $9.95 M878P $16.95
Another idea is to make some doll clothes for the ever popular American Girl Dolls. Krause has 2 books that sewers of any skill level will enjoy completing these adorable projects for 18-inch dolls. Not only do these books have the patterns for the clothes, but also the accessories including leather belts, purses, scarves, hats and more!
375-3 $19.95 772-4 $22.95
One gift that will satisfy both boys and girls is a hooded animal wrapper made with bath towels and washcloths. These hooded bath towels are so easy you can make them in 2 to 3 hours. Sew Baby has several books to choose from.
SEW014 $7.95 SEW035 $7.95
Add one of these adorable bath puppet pals. They are great for bathtime as well as playtime and go together in about an hour. They are made from purchased washcloths and small pieces of fabrics