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Holiday Gifts for Quilters from $2 to $100

Some of these gift ideas are quite inexpensive, while others cost more. You’re sure to find something on this list that even picky or well-equipped quilters will like. New seam ripper Every quilter already has a seam ripper, but the…

Origami’s Role in Gift-Giving Customs in Asia

Schools and organizations all over the world have at one time or another taught or studied origami. Origami is the art of folding paper to make animals, boxes, and geometrical shapes without cutting, tearing or taping the paper. Common shapes…

All-Occasion Gifts for Quilters

Quilters like all sorts of practical quilting gifts. Patterns make ideal gifts any time of the year. Choose an assortment of quilt patterns for quilter’s gift baskets. JWD Publishing is a leading quilt pattern company, and has designs to suit…

Gift Ideas For The Person Who Has Everything

Buying a gift for any occassion can be extremely difficult when the person you are buying for already has everyhting. While there is always the option of flowers or chocolates, choosing a gift that is fresh and fitting to the…

The Art of Gift Giving

If you pay close attention to likes and dislikes, you can find your loved one the perfect gift for any occasion. But before you start your search, focus first on each person on your list. What are their hobbies, secret…

Unique Hostess Gifts

Tired of showing up at dinner parties with the ubiquitous bottle of wine? At a recent dinner in Northwest Washington, the hostess received no fewer than seven bottles of wine. This abundance of vino sparked a table conversation about hostess…

Turn a Holiday Chore Into a Holiday Party

The holiday season is filled with all sorts of wonderful activities —baking treats, shopping for neat gifts, decorating your home, celebrating with family — but we often run out of time to accomplish all of the coordinating tasks. Make it…

Quick Last-Minute Gift: An Amazon Kindle Book

Don’t worry if you have been putting off a gift; even if it is the last day, you can still get your present there on time, nicely wrapped and with a card! Amazon Kindle books can be sent to anyone…