Presentation is Everything: Handmade Touches For Gifts

As the holiday countdown winds down, why not put a few handmade finishing touches on your gifts this year? If you ran out of time to make gifts for everyone on your list, adding a small handmade flourish using a few of our ideas below will still show the recipient how much you care!

PomPomPompons instead of bows: a great way to destash yarn, plus they can also be used as an ornament for your tree!

yarnwrap Replace ribbon with yarn to create striking stripes or a woven effect.

embellishments Decorate packages with small embellishments you can needle felt, knit or crochet such as miniature wreaths, holly, snowflakes, or anything else you can dream up!

giftbagsEco-Friendly Gift Wrap: Knit or crochet gift bags add a personal touch to store-bought gifts!

All of these projects (and more!) can be found via our “Presentation is Everything” Pinterest board! Join Us for the 12 Fiber Toys of Christmas It’s Toy Season! This Friday, we’ll be featuring a new favorite fiber toy with a special deal and a chance to win that particular toy (tool) – click here for more details! Chris, Nancy, and the entire Woolery team!


81 responses to “Presentation is Everything: Handmade Touches For Gifts

  1. I like the knit wine bottle bag, will have to make some for next year

  2. Love the rug hooking kit on your FB page!! Would love to win it!

  3. Pick me for the rug hooking kit! Happy holidays!

  4. I would love to learn rug hooking, and I like the kit you are showing on Ravelry. It would be great to win it.

  5. I would so love to win the rug hooking kit. Thanks so much and Merry Christmas everyone

  6. I would really like to learn how to hook a rug. It is an art form that I have always wanted to try.

  7. Rug hooking looks relaxing, like painting with wool-I would love to win this kit! Happy Holidays!

  8. I love the rug hooking kit and would like to add rug hooking to my fiber arts skills, too.

  9. I’d love to learn how to hook rugs, and that pattern is excellent!

  10. Would love to learn how to do rug-hooking! Thanks for all the give-aways!

  11. That would be fun to try and learn to do rug hooking

  12. Love the rug hooking kit! would love to win this!

  13. A rug hooking kit would be fantastic.

  14. The rug hooking kit reminds me of where I grew up – there was an old mill down the road from our house. That river was always a great place to swim.

  15. victoria verdick

    Would love to give rug hooking a try!

  16. I guess this is where we comment for a chance to win the rug hooking kit? I would like to give it a try! I like these gift presentation ideas as well. So much to do, so little time…

  17. Have done several hooked rugs. Really fun.

  18. Rug hooking! Count me in! I could get “hooked” on that:-)

  19. I would love to learn how to hook rugs! Please enter me too.

  20. I have been having fun with your 12 fiber toys. And, I *love* the yarn wrap instead of ribbon idea!! Definitely going to be doing some of that this year 🙂

  21. I would love to try rug hooking, this would be a great way to start!

  22. This would be a great project for these cold winter nights!!

  23. Seeing this makes me want to take a crack at rug hooking!

  24. I would love to try rug hooking!

  25. My Grandma would love this. She makes all of her great grandkids a hooked rug for their first Christmas!

  26. Love To get thE rug hooking kit please enter me

  27. Beautiful Kit…I’d love to hook it!

  28. I would to do this

  29. Ooh, that’s a beautiful rug hooking kit. I’d love to try something new!

  30. WOW… that is gorgeous…. I would love to hook that one!!!!

  31. Nice rug!

  32. i would really love to win this! please pick me

  33. I remember doing kid-type latch hook stuff years ago. I would love to learn it again.

  34. I would love to win the rug hooking kit from your shop! The mill is so pretty and I think it would be a great wall hanging or pillow.

  35. I’d really love to give rug hooking a try! Please pick me to win!!

  36. Rug hooking looks interesting.

  37. I haven’t done any rug hooking in years! Would love to try again.

  38. I love covered Bridges, I would love to make this rug.

  39. That is such a beautiful design and it would look wonderful in my house!

  40. Andrea Southworth

    ‘Love rug hooking! ‘Love the Woolery for all
    my wool arts needs!

  41. I have been wanting to learn rug hooking ever since I was allowed to try it at a local fair. This would give me the opportunity to try a wonderful and intriguing craft!

  42. I didn’t know you had latch hook! I love them!! i’ll have to get one!

  43. Would love to win the mill rug hooking kit. It would match my fall village rug hooking kit I am working on right now! Beautiful

  44. I would love to win this beautiful rug hooked kit!

  45. I love the idea of using yarn/woven yarn as a ribbon! These ideas are great! (and I would love a wool hooking kit!)

  46. I love the idea of using yarn instead of ribbon! I would really love to win the rug hooking kit!! ;0)

  47. I would like to win the rug hooking kit so I could work on it during the long winter, snowy months in the Pacific Northwest Mountains.

  48. Linda Martindale

    Would love to get back to hooking rugs, and your rug hooking kit is just the one to do it. Would love it.

  49. I like rug hooking, i just got started. I would love to have this one.

  50. One of my goals is to get started with rug hooking – this kit would be such a blessing!!

  51. Kits rock – I love that woven effect ribbon too!

  52. strips of wool+ spiked nail (or hook) + a beautiful picture = your kit!!

  53. Vicki Hardcastle

    So glad I found you.

  54. Would love to learn how to do the rug hooking.

  55. I’m new to rug hooking and loving it. This looks like a fun project.

  56. Great ideas for the holidays! I would love to try rug hooking.

  57. I use to hooks rugs with my grandfather. I would love to win the ki!

  58. Thanks for the chance to win the rug kit. Great idea! Time to hunker down and get some crafting done with the weather moving in.

  59. Happy Holidays! Thanks for taking the time to show us some more fun ways to decorate presents for the holidays. I appreciate all the hard work your crew does!
    The log cabin rug hooking kit is really cute. I’m going to check out the kits. I haven’t done rug hooking in a few years. It’s a pretty quick and fun craft to do.

  60. Love that rug Hooking kit!

  61. it would mean so much to me to win the rug hooking kit!

  62. That “Old Mill Stream” type hooking kit is one of the cutest I’ve ever seen! I would love a chance to win that! I’ve shared your facebook link for trimming presents; I love them! Ideas you can use all year round! Merry Christmas!!

  63. I would love to try rug hooking! winning the kit would be a great place to start!

  64. A beautiful piece, I would love to win it, I would have to hook it for my grandson who just got married a few months ago and is building a log house

  65. You have some amazing ideas on here. I am learning different fiber arts crafts and would love to try a rug hooking project. I hope whomever wins will appreciate the kit! Merry Christmas to everyone at the Woolery!!

  66. saw the rug on FB –nice design.

  67. I love new things, and what a way to start the NEW YEAR

  68. I always wanted to learn to rug hook.

  69. Knittingdancer on Ravelry

    I can remember doing a rug hooking project when I was a teenager I think it would be fun to try my hand at this again. Thanks for the chance to win a kit.

  70. My 12 year old daughter just started rug hooking – a new kit would be just the thing to keep her interest up!! Would love to win the kit for her!! OK, I’ll admit, I enjoy it, too, just can’t do too much because of hand problems, so mom may help out – just a little!

  71. Love that rug hooking kit on your FB page. I would love to win that one! Happy Holidays!

  72. I’d love to win that rug hooking kit! I’ve never been a hooker!

  73. I’m new to rug hooking…. have never attempted a project larger than a pin…. but… always willing to jump in head first! thanks for posting a give-away!

  74. I’d love to win the rug hooking kit! I’ve been wanting to try this for a few years now, but just haven’t done it.

  75. I haven’t done rug hooking for years but would love to get back to it!

  76. I would love the rug hooking kit. I haven’t hooked a rug in years!

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