6 Handmade Gifts for the Holidays

Oct 23, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Erica Bottger

With just a blink of an eye, fall is upon us and it’s time to get serious about planning holiday gifts for those we love! Whether it’s a kid-friendly craft or a special quilting project that you’re looking for, we've got some creative ideas to get you started.

Read all the way to the end for a super special, trendy gift idea!

Your complimentary patterns for all these projects are found at AccuQuilt.

Ready, Set, Gift!
Weekend Craft Projects You'll Love


ghost toy


GO! Spooky Ghosts Cat Toy Pattern

Do you have a furry friend who just loves to “help” with projects? Keep them happy with their own special gifts - like the GO! Spooky Ghosts Cat Toy.  It's sure to wear out even the most energetic kitten around!

This project is a win for everyone using the GO! Halloween Medley Die. The great thing is it can easily be changed to fit any season! Try using the GO! Gingerbread Cookie for more festive holiday fun with your fur family.


GO! Spooky Ghosts Cat Toy Pattern





GO! Pet Scarf Pattern

Dress your pup in style for any occasion with this quick and easy scarf project. These scarves are perfect for the dog, or cat, on the GO! So be sure to create one for every holiday!

This scarf pattern was designed by Joy B. from the AccuQuilt team. It’s modeled by her wonderful corgi, Ruby!


GO! Pet Scarf Pattern



floral magnets


GO! No-Sew Floral Magnet Pattern

Here’s a super no-sew project for kids!

These pretty floral magnets are created with craft foam and adhesive. Die-cutting ensures not only perfect shapes every time, but a safe project for little hands!

This project was designed by Melanie Call of A Bit of Scrap Stuff using the GO! Circles, GO! Round Flower and more.

Be sure to check out her October 16 blog about these cute magnets.


GO! No-Sew Floral Magnet Pattern





GO! Seatbelt Pillow Pattern

Make sure everyone you love can travel in comfort this holiday season with these quick and easy seatbelt pillows.

This project uses just two strip dies – the GO! Strip Cutter 6 ½” and GO! Strip Cutter 2 ½”.  Plus, it’s a great way to use up fleece and Minky straps.

Joy B. designed this project as well, and they’re just what you need to go over the river and through the woods in comfort.


GO! Seatbelt Pillow Pattern





GO! Rice Bag Pattern

Who doesn’t need another bag? This is sure to become a favorite to carry along just about anything - for you or someone special on your list!

It’s also a great scrap buster for the quilter with “just a little” extra fabric available! Die-cutting makes this such a quick project. You may find yourself making more than one!

This bag was designed by Jennifer Strauser using the GO! Qube Mix & Match 8” Finished Block. Check out Jennifer’s October 15 blog post about this project on her Dizzy Quilter blog.


GO! Rice Bag Pattern





GO! Puffy Pillows Baby Quilt

You won’t believe how easy it is to make one of these fun and trendy puff quilts! 

Puffy quilts and projects are all the rage right now, and it's easy to see why. They’re soft, warm, and great for snuggling up with all year long.

This quilt is bound to become an instant favorite with young and old alike.

Lacey C. and Pam H. from AccuQuilt have both been making these cute quilts, using the GO Strip Cutter-4 ½” and GO! Strip Cutter-5”.

Use our free pattern to make your own puff quilt today! 


GO! Puffy Pillows Baby Quilt



Are You Ready to get GO!-ing?

Whether you’re already working on holiday gifts or just getting started, there’s plenty of inspiration just waiting for you at AccuQuilt.com! Be sure to share pictures of your creations with us on social media using #AccuQuiltBuilt.




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Topics: Patterns, Quick DIY Projects, Holiday Projects

Erica Bottger

Written by Erica Bottger