Christmas of 2008 I decided to make all homemade gifts for family. It was so fun and such a challenge that I dove in head first again this year. Here are the gifts I made. If you're interested in the links to any of the tutorials I found, please feel free to ask in the comments!
Lap Desks: I made a foam pillow covered in fleece then used a heavy-duty Velcro to attach them to the back of wooden clipboards. Easy and functional. These were for my 8 and 6-year-old nephews.
A scarf for my mother-in-law:
An "I Spy" bag for my 3-year-old nephew. Here's the front...
...and the backAnd a quilted colors book for my 9-month-old nephew: