Last Minute Gift Ideas
Are you looking for inspiration for last minute Christmas gifts?
Need a present to take to a friend or just a treat for yourself for all your hard work with the Christmas preparations?
Is your other half scratching their head for a present for you?
Might you still need a gift on Christmas Eve?
Well we’ve probably landed in your inbox at the right time!
Our December book of the month is The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting by Linda Seward and it will more than earn its place on a bookshelf for years to come. Click on the picture for more information on this beautifully illustrated book, which is a great resource for both beginners and those with some textile expertise. The book is a very special price this month of just £15.00 which is inclusive of p&p for the UK for Dec 2014
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Quilting on the Go – Taking it Further by Carolyn Forster is the ideal technique for breaking a large quilt into small, manageable sections for easy hand or machine quilting with 11 projects in a variety of sizes.
Sew Simple Hexi-flowers by Karin Hellaby where Karen brings the craft of English Paper Piecing into the 21st C with some superb new techniques.
The Gentle (ish) Art of Gelliping by Hilary Beattie has 130 pages of illustrations and inspiration for you textile addicts to create unique and personal prints with your Gelli plate
Cool Kits and Other Bits
If you know someone getting an Ipad/Tablet this Christmas how about a Slip Case designed by The Bramble Patch. It’s fully lined and will be the envy of friends.
Julia Gahagan has some lovely miniature kits and patterns on the site, including this one called Seaside to remind us of those lovely summer days. This kit includes not only the instruction sheet and design sheet but fabric and thread as well.
Caddy Pad by Sisters’ Common Thread is a really clever iron tote and ironing pad in one it’s just the right size to carry a regular iron (safe even when warm) and when you arrive you have a ready-made ironing board.
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For more inspiration, take a look through our shop at the BOOKS, PATTERNS and KITS sections on the website.
That Personal Touch…
If you’d prefer to make a gift for a friend or relative, don’t forget you still have time to make something from one of our video workshops. As there is no minimum contract, you can subscribe to the site for just this month for UK£6 (about US$10) and watch the videos you want to help you make your pressies. Click here for more details. (It also means that after Christmas you’ll have the remainder of the month that you’ve paid for, to enjoy more of our videos)
Gift Pack – Exclusive to Justhands-on.tv
Our Gift Package makes a lovely present for the special person in your life and can be purchased with either a 1 year or a 3 month membership. For full details click here. It’s available to new and existing subscribers – if you already subscribe, the Membership Fairy will work her magic to tie it in with your existing package behind the scenes. (Last posting day will be Monday 22nd December in the UK).
Last Minute Ideas
Stocking Fillers: How about one of instantly downloadable patterns – Visit the PATTERNS section in the shop and you’ll see which are available to purchase straightaway and print out for that last minute pressie that you’ve forgotten about.
Gift Vouchers : Yes we do them! Great as a last minute pressie idea for friends and relatives. Just £18 which can be used for membership and/or goods on the site; the Gift Voucher fairy will work her magic to personalise this and email it out when you need it.
Fixed Term Memberships: The Membership fairy will be available throughout Christmas (although, she may take a few hours out for her own celebrations!), so she can activate last minute memberships for you. Available to purchase as 3months, 6months or 12 months (for the price of 10).
Don’t forget that membership benefits include:
- UNLIMITED access to over 500 online high quality videos, available 24 hours a day on demand and now tablet/Ipad compatible.
- New videos every Friday
- Block of the Month programme
- Enjoy our on-line Mystery
- Free patterns
- Enter subscriber give-aways and competition
Valerie & Jennie