Just this last Christmas I gave my mother-in-law a beautiful, but fairly simple, cross stitch. It didn't cost much or take a huge amount of time to make it, but it was a special gift because I made it for her.
Needle hobbies like knitting, cross-stitching, crocheting and quilting are all making a comeback for both men and women. These hobbies all have various level of difficulties, but even the easiest project can turn into a cute present for a friend. If you have never done any of these projects before here are some beginner tutorials and cute easy projects you can do:
If you are looking for a quick and easy quilt to make then check out our 'Quilt-as-you-Go-Quilt' tutorial on the Alanda Craft YouTube channel. This is a great quilt for beginners.
Stacie Simpson is a FamilyShare staff writer. She loves listening to, gathering and sharing stories and advice to help others improve their quality of life. She spends most of her free time with her husband, ballroom dancing, reading and writing.