Christmas Crafts in July

Get a head start on your holiday craft projects. It isn’t too early to hunt and gather for supplies for your Christmas crafts and there may even be some great sales. Searching around for supples in the middle of the summer is better than scrambling around in the cold and snow later on. These titles have lots of hoilday ideas and can give you a head start on your holiday crafts.

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Deck the Halls and Raid the Stash! In this exciting pattern book, we've got 20+ ornaments to keep those idle hands busy all season long as you happily knit the hours away creating handmade ornaments for your very own tree, and as treasured gifts for friends and family. Making these ornaments is easy on the wallet too. Luckily, Christmas ornaments are small, which means you don't need to invest vast amounts of time or money on making them. Also, these charming patterns are made using a variety of yarn weights so you can easily find your gauge and conveniently use whatever yarns you have on hand.
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From the creators of Scor-Pal(R) scoring boards, Christmas Tree Surprise Boxes provide the joy of crafting and gift-giving all in one package! These delightful boxes can be filled with small tokens or treats ideal gift, no matter the occasion or season. Whether you need a bright and cheerful patterned box for a birthday celebration or you're crafting a more elegant box to deliver a special thank you gift, the creative process is the same. Simply choose the paper or cardstock of your choice, gather your scoring board, paper trimmer and double-sided adhesive, and you're set! Step-by-step assembly instructions, cutting and scoring diagrams, and detailed photography will
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In her newest volume, Susan Waggoner recaptures the magic of Christmases past with the vintage crafts projects readers have been craving. Inspired by the most sought-after treasures from the 1920s through the 1960s, Waggoner recreates a tempting array of decorations and provides step-by-step instructions that allow anyone to deck their halls with cellophane wreaths, glittered glass ornament balls, beaded bell garlands, and whimsical, tinsel-bedecked treat cups. Those pressed for time will also find quick crafts for every decade, along with style notes and decorating tips to pull it all together.
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Create a quilted special holiday look in every room in the house. Put a little bit of holiday magic in every room. This collection of holiday whimsy is just what every quilter is looking for. Quick & Easy projects perfect for the home or gifts. Make the next Christmas season a quilted one! Tutorials include: Raw-Edge Fusible Applique Making YoYos

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