Holiday Crafts contains holiday crafts of all mediums and for all skill levels. A balance of autumn, Halloween, and Christmas projects, it’s a must-have for every crafter!The digital issue includes the pattern pieces found in the corresponding print version. To access pattern pieces, simply click on the underlined text in each project.
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kit and caboodle • Forget the search for colors and supplies. A crafts kit packs all the materials and instructions for a designer project in one box. You can focus on the fun part!
Creative HARVEST • Tables burst with abundance. Pumpkins nestle amid rustling leaves. Friendly ghosts and glittery witches flit about. Use crisp autumn days to whip up charming Halloween characters and bountiful fall decorations.
A Touch OF Chic • The proof is in black and white—and red! High contrast injects classic holiday icons with sophisticated style.
CHEEKY Charmers • Tiny but totally huggable, these felted-wool darlings bring out the kid in all of us. Create a lovable crew using simple forms, basic needle-felting techniques, and easy shaping tricks.
Farm TREATS • With appealing textures and muted colors, festive home decor adds cozy handmade essence to modern farmhouse style.
Hat Tricks • With a tip of his festive top hat, a pink-cheeked clay snowman nods to the joys of the season. His crimson pal, perched on a candy cane pole, doubles the outpouring of nostalgic cheer.
RED-HOT Revelry • Dressed in the season’s hottest color, these charming classics pack joyful exuberance into every niche. Add ribbons, buttons, and pom-poms to call out even more festive fun.
SCENE Stealers • Deck the walls—and windows, doors, and roofs—with flounces and frills. Outfitted with paint, glitter, miniatures, and decorative trims, plain papier-mâché houses take on movie-star panache. In gleaming winter dress or spooky costumes, these houses will be the critics’ choice.
Cardinals Rule • Sing a joyful song as you craft these winged symbols of confidence and warmth. The redbird’s brilliant color introduces cheer, hope, and inspiration on a winter day.
IT’S A Colorful Life • Dapple your wreaths, ornaments, and holiday characters with a rainbow palette. Rely on the soft sweetness of sherbet pastels or sprinkle in classic red and green for charming, cheerful designs.
Rustic Treasures • Nubby aged fabrics, reclaimed wood finishes, and richly muted colors impart textural coziness to newly handcrafted keepsakes.
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embroidery stitches • Use these diagrams and instructions to complete projects in this issue. Go to BHG.com/HCStitches to see more stitches.
sources • Many of the materials and items used in this magazine are available at fabrics, crafts, and art stores.