The DIYers on your list will find endless inspiration in This Can Be Beautiful by Tiffany Pratt.
All just a click away, these creative ideas will make shopping for any DIY and craft lovers on your list a cinch.
Great for last minute shoppers, this easy, illustrated polar bear pattern and instruction booklet downloads instantly after purchase. Use the handy shopping list to gather supplies you'll need to bring your polar bear to life.
Polar bear sewing pattern, $6, Little Softie Shop.
This stylish denim and leather case has a spot for favourite needles, circulars and everything else needed to knit or crochet.
Knitting needle case, $58, Jesabelle.
This kit has all the materials needed to make and sew a yummy donut felt pin cushion.
Donut sewing kit, $11, etsy.ca.
Each pouch in this crafty advent calendar contains a miniskein of hand-dyed merino yarn and a printed sentiment or tip.
Limited edition yarn advent calendar, $79, purlin-js.myshopify.com.
Thanks to caster wheels, a foam lining and adjustable side straps, this durable trolley will transport a sewing machine safely and smoothly.
Sew Easy ABS sewing machine trolley, $130, fabricville.com.
Perfect for the crafty gal on your list, HGTV star and designer Tiffany Pratt’s new book is packed with 45 creative and straightforward projects for home, wardrobe, beauty routine, travel style and more.
This Can Be Beautiful by Tiffany Pratt, $25, tonicliving.com.
Great for quickly creating tags for gifts and crafts, this tag maker punches heavier materials than standard punches.
Fiskars tag maker, $40, amazon.ca.
Pair this Canadian-made magnetic bookmark with a crochet book and your shopping for your favourite crocheter is done!
Crochet yarn ball magnetic bookmark, $6, craftedvan.com.
A modern take on vintage-style projects, this book teaches the basics of weaving with useful information on basic stitches, tools needed and even how to make your own looms.
On the Loom: a Modern Weaver’s Guide, $30, indigo.ca.
Compact enough to take on the go, this kit includes instructions to make scarves, hats, blankets and more.
Martha Stewart Crafts Lion Brand yarn knit and weave loom kit, $70, fabricville.com.
The seamstress on your list will love this pink enamel sewing machine pin!
Sewing machine pin, $16, cityofindustryshop.com
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A few quick tips that will help you create a beautiful artisanal cheese board that will wow a crowd.
From coast to coast, Canadians are making some seriously world-class cheese.
Hit up your local cheese shop and get to know our country’s offerings, then showcase your favourites on an artisanal cheese board that reflects your style and taste.
The ideal cheese board should include three or four types of cheese: hard, semi-firm, soft and blue.
To please many tastes, consider including both cow’s and goat’s milk cheeses.
Add dried fruit, such as cranberries and apricots, as well as fresh figs, sliced pears and a selection of good quality crackers and crusty bread.
Check out our tips for creating an impressive charcuterie board.
Create a beautiful holiday centrepiece that you can display all season, with these easy, painted pinecones.