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Discover How to Make Gifts Using These Great Books

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If you need a jump start to help you make that perfect gift for everyone you know, these books will certainly help. This collection of books contains something for everyone, crafter and gift recipient alike; and, while some of them seem like they are for Christmas only, they can be for almost any occasion.

Simply Sublime Gifts

Simply Sublime Gifts
This book contains over 30 gifts you can make quickly and inexpensively. Many of the projects use easily accessible, recycled, or re-purposed materials, like the apron that has accents created from Wonder Bread wrappers.

101 Great Gifts Kids Can Make

101 Great Gifts Kids Can Make
If you are looking for a fun reason to craft together, why not help your kids make gifts for everyone. Divided into several sections including photo gifts, toys to make, decorations, and wrap, you are sure to find several ideas that will work for you.
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Gourmet Gifts

Gourmet Gifts
Subtitled: 100 Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion to Make Yourself and Wrap with Style. Sometimes a gift of food it the perfect gift. This book will not only help you make the perfect food gift it gives you fun and unique ways to present them. You will find 100 recipes for homemade gift packs and baskets filled with tasty jams, nuts, and much more.
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Sew the Perfect Gift

Sew the Perfect Gift
Subtitled: 25 Handmade Projects from Top Designers. If you want to sew up a great gift, this book is right up your ally. You can choose from 25 different gift projects written by a variety of designers. You can sew table runners, pillows, aprons, purses, and so much more. This book will inspire you to sew gifts for everyone.
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Kids in the Holiday Kitchen: Making, Baking, Giving

Kids in the Holiday Kitchen
Not only is this book full of tasty treats you will enjoy making and eating, there are plenty of treats to make and give. This book is broken down into four chapters: Mealtime Magic, Naughty and Nice Nibbles, Sweet Somethings, and Holiday Workshop. While the first 3 chapters are full of tasty creations, as the names imply, the 4th chapter 14 craft projects to try.
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Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen
With the many ideas and recipes in this book, you can give all of your friends and family a special homemade treat. The different chapters in this book will plenty of sweets, such as cookies, candies, cakes, bars, and breads along with some savory treats and even preserves. This book also provides clever tips and ideas for packaging your goodies.
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FamilyFun Homemade Holidays

FamilyFun Homemade Holidays
Subtitled: 150 Festive Crafts, Recipes, Gifts & Parties. Not only will this book provide directions for plenty of homemade gifts, it also provides house of creative fun for the entire family. The projects range from simple pipe cleaner and bead ornaments to a Family Tree Skirt that’s sure to become a keepsake.
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Candy Bouquets

Candy Bouquets
I always oooo and aaaah when I see an edible bouquet, especially one made from candy! I figured this book could help me make them instead of just admiring them. This compact book is just 4 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches but it has 60 pages full of tasty fun. I love that the pages are spiral bound!
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The Perfect Basket

The Perfect Basket
Subtitled: How to Make a Fabulous Gift Basket for Any Occasion. Gifts baskets are always loved by people who receive them. Use this book to help you create unique gift baskets for everyone you know for just about every occasion. Learn how to choose the proper container, select the right-sized items, and how to decorate the finished basket.
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Sweet & Simple Patchwork Gifts

Sweet & Simple Patchwork Gifts
Subtitled: 25 Charming Projects to Make Using Classic Quilt Motifs. I thought I would include this book for any quilters or anyone who would like to quilt. I think making gifts is a perfect way to try new skills or practice the skills you already have! You will lean how to use five classic quilt patterns (simple squares, hexagons, log cabins, stars, and polygons) to make projects like pincushions, potholders, and pillows.
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