Making a Personal Holiday Gift

Published 11/06 2013 03:42PM

Updated 11/06 2013 05:03PM

Crafting is often a family pastime.  So, rather than waiting for the last minute, get a jump start on your gift giving and make something personal. Brett Bara suggests creative gift ideas for the whole family as well as great gift ideas for the crafter in your life. 

About Brett Bara:  Contributor to, Brett is the author of the book Sewing in a Straight Line and co-author of the cookbook Sweet Serendipity and and creator of the blog Manhattan Craft Room, as well as host of the Emmy-nominated television series Knit & Crochet Now. Brett is the founder of Brooklyn Craft Company and Brooklyn Craft Camp, which offer modern craft classes and events to New York makers.

She also writes a regular sewing column, Sewing 101, for the popular blog Design Sponge. Brett is the founder of the Brooklyn Craft Company and Brooklyn Craft Camp. She has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show, The CBS Early Show, ShopNBC, and as a craft expert on, ABCNews,com, The Associated Press and This curious mind and creative spirit lives in Brooklyn.

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