28 Best unique gifts for sewing friends in 2023

In a holiday gift giving rut? This master list of the 28 best gifts for sewing enthusiasts has you covered with unique jewelry, clothing, decorations, tools and more!

The holiday season is upon us and I’m sure some of you sometimes find yourself wondering what to give sewing enthusiast friends, right? Well, don’t worry because I’ve come up with the 28 best unique gifts for sewing friends that you can order online or …

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21 Handmade Christmas Gifts to Sew and Give in 2023

See the best 21 handmade Christmas gifts to sew and give in 2020! Family and friends will love these festive DIY gifts and you'll love sewing them! #diychristmasgifts #christmassewing #handmadechristmas

Everyone knows two things: sewing is super fun and DIY gifts are always better than store-bought! So check out this awesome list of the 21 best handmade Christmas gifts to sew and give to your loved ones for Christmas 2023! This collection of handmade Christmas …

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20+ Easy Valentine Sewing Projects for Beginners

These are the best easy Valentine sewing projects for 2020! Decorate your home, embellish your clothing or create fun handmade gifts for your loved ones with over 20 free sewing patterns and tutorials! #valentinesdaysewing #valentinesdaygift #sewingtutorial

What better way to celebrate the holiday of love by making some easy Valentine sewing projects?! These tutorials and free patterns are perfect for beginners, but great even for more advanced sewists who can really personalize them! The following list of simple Valentine’s Day sewing …

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12 Easy Holiday Decorations to Sew in Under an Hour

These 12 easy holiday decorations to sew will let you get in on DIY Christmas and holiday cheer in less than one hour! Simple handmade projects for beginners to sew by hand or with a sewing machine. #handmadechristmas #christmassewing

Every year it’s the same thing. We rush around during the holidays, wishing we had the time to make some fabulous handmade Christmas projects! But have no fear because today I’m sharing with you 12 fabulous easy holiday decorations to sew in under an hour! …

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12 DIY Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorials

Show some homemade holiday cheer this year with these 12 DIY Christmas stocking sewing tutorials! There are stockings to hang and fill, and smaller ones to decorate your home! #diystocking #stockingtutorial

One of the most beloved holiday traditions is the Christmas stocking. Kids love waking up early on December 25th to discover what is waiting inside their stocking, and adults often remember those moments, as well as their childhood stocking, fondly. Make your loved ones’ future …

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17 Non-Electronic Games for Young Children

Are you sick of arguing with your kids over screen time? Provide them with stimulating fun without batteries! These 17 fantastic non-electronic games are perfect for young children with limited or no reading or math skills!

Are you sick of arguing with your kids over screen time? Provide them with stimulating fun without batteries! These 17 fantastic non-electronic games are perfect for young children with limited or no reading or math skills!

Nearly all parents I know these days complain about trying to limit their kids’ screen time. They’re always on their tablet, or gaming device, or smartphone. If not, they’re using the computer or zoning out in front of a TV. I can’t help thinking how different these kids’ lives are than mine was when I was growing up!

Why do kids need so much technology? (Or adults, for that matter…) Is it really good for them? Doubtful. Some studies have shown that too much screen time is harmful to children. I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest that perhaps even too much time with any sort of electronic or even electric device can kill off our contact with simple pleasures in life. I already started talking about this last month when I wrote about what you can learn from making your own Halloween costume.

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The holiday season is coming up and Black Friday and Cyber Monday are really just around the corner. What I would like to suggest this year is to consider what gifts you are giving to the children in your life. Do they really have anything to offer them besides the toy world’s equivalent of empty calories? This is why I decided to compile a list of my favorite non-electronic games for young children, specifically those who are still unable to read, so up to about age six.

Most of these are games that I loved as a child and still enjoy playing with my own children. Some are games that I didn’t have when I was young and discovered with my kids. ALL of them are totally manual, in the sense that they have no electric or electronic parts, no batteries, no lights or sounds. They are all much more simple than most of today’s fancy toys and games, but they offer much stimulation to kids in many ways, and many have been loved for generations.

So if you’re not sure what to give a young child this holiday season, consider one of the following Cucicucicoo-approved games!

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18 Mother’s Day DIY gift ideas with upcycling

18 Mother's Day DIY gift ideas with upcycled materials: make a gift for little to nothing by repurposing materials! | www.cucicucicoo.com

18 Mother's Day DIY gift ideas with upcycled materials: make a gift for little to nothing by repurposing materials! | www.cucicucicoo.com

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and, if you’re anything like I am, you want to make something for your mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, best friend who is also a mother, etc, but you haven’t even started yet and you probably don’t want to have to pay very much, either.

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Well, don’t fear, because today I have gathered 18 great tutorials from around the internet with Mother’s Day DIY gift ideas made with upcycled materials! So choose one or two from this list, click on either the image or the links, and get to work!

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