It feels crazy to be thinking about the holidays already, but I find myself starting to plan both Christmas and birthday gifts (winter birthdays are very popular in my family). We’ve sadly accepted the fact that we won’t be seeing family in-person. Gone are the days of large Thanksgiving, Christmas and Chinese New Year gatherings.
So in lieu of the “normal” gifts I would normally buy, I’m thinking something handmade might be a nice change. You get a sock, and you get a sock! And maybe a small quilt!
Recently, I’ve purchased some “necessary” materials for these projects from awesome BIPOC makers and business owners. Some of these can take a few weeks to a few months as they’re made-to-order. If you’re starting to think about gifts for a maker in your life, these could be perfect if timed just right!