Simply Sublime Gifts
High-Style, Low-Sew Projects to Make in a Snap
By Jodi Kahn
(Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780307464460, 128pp.)
Publication Date: August 10, 2010
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Want to give the ultimate one-of-kind gift? Create it yourself!
Simply Sublime Gifts offers more than thirty fun and imaginative gift ideas to make quickly, inexpensively, and with little to no sewing using clever short-cuts and inventive techniques. You’ll find a well of inspiration for any occasion, including Handy Hand Towels for hostess gifts, fancy Fabric Bangles for her, Tailor-Made photo frames for him, charm necklaces, holiday ornaments, and more. Accompanying eye-catching gift-wrap ideas are sure to complete the perfect present for everyone on your gift list.
With projects that are a snap for beginners—and that provide a fun challenge for experienced crafters—Simply Sublime Gifts is loaded with hints, tips, and tricks of the crafting trade. Many of the gifts are also made from accessible, recycled, or repurposed materials, like the kitschy, cool Wonder-ful Apron created with iconic Wonder Bread® wrappers! Kids, family, teachers, and friends will love the customizable treasures found in this book, and you’ll love giving gifts that are special and meaningful, original and personal.
With author Jodi Kahn’s clear instructions and step-by-step illustrations, in less than a day you’re on your way to creating a gift that is simply sublime.
JODI KAHN is the author of Simply Sublime Bags and The Little Pink Book of Elegance. A writer and a former television producer, Jodi has worked on programs such as Late Night with David Letterman, The Jon Stewart Show, and Dateline NBC. Her articles have appeared in several magazines, including Real Simple, Country Living, Time Out New York, and online at MSNBC.com. Jodi lives in Larchmont, New York, with her husband and two children, and writes about her love of all things crafty on her website, www.jodikahn.com.