Crimson Tate Fireside Holiday Gift Guide {Days 7-12}

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Now, let’s move over to the Crimson Tate Fireside Holiday Gift Guide Days 7-12.  Here’s what you need to know:

Day Seven


Extra! Extra! Read all about it! It’s Day Seven of the Crimson Tate Fireside Holiday Gift Guide. You guessed it… today’s featured gifts are quilty magazines! Love Patchwork & Quilting, we can’t get enough of you!! And Generation Q, you slay it! Or sleight it… right, Santa? Seriously, though, these magazines are full of inspiration, ideas, creativity, and joy. Pick up a copy today!

Day Eight


Yahooo yahoooooo! The Yelp Totally Bazaar was that evening!! It’s Day Eight of Crimson Tate’s Fireside Holiday Gift Guide. Today’s perfect prezzie recommendation… you guessed it… is an I LOVE Indiana Pillow! Oodles and oodles of Indiana Pillows can be found tonight at the Yelp Bazaar (at the Indy Central Library, RSVP on Yelp required!!) and throughout the rest of the season in the store. Crimson Tate’s handmade Indiana Pillows add a touch of Hoosier pride and comfort to every room. Come and give them all a squeeze!

Day Nine


On the Ninth Day of Crimson Tate’s Fireside Holiday Gift Guide, my dear friend gave to me…. a Pin Cushion Cuff!!! These bad boys come from LOCAL maker Ellesquare! The Pin Cushion Cuff is a cuuuuute and functional handmade sewing accessory. Don’t forget to load these bad boys up with straight pins for an even nicer gift!

Day Ten


We’ve got SERIOUS Local Love around here. Today it’s Day Ten of the Crimson Tate Fireside Holiday Gift Guide. We celebrate our UBER creative local friends Sarah Sharp of No Hats In The House, Amanda Castor of Material Girl Quilts, and Heather Jones of Heather Jones Studio. Crimson Tate is filled with wonder and inspiration because of these local kids. We love you guys. Thanks for being in our #squad.  Up to five patterns ship for free!!

Day Eleven


Crimson Tate Fireside Holiday Gift Guide Day 11!! It’s time to decorate the hearth and we’ve got the cutest stocking kits you ever did see. Each kit includes everything you need – fabric, fusible fleece, and pattern. Two hour project, max!

Day Twelve


Welcome to December 12 and the Twelfth Day of the Crimson Tate Fireside Holiday Gift Guide. Twelfth rhymes with elf and elves love double knit and double gauze. I’m surprised you’ve never heard that before. Lucky for us all, we’ve got a smattering of double goodness at Crimson Tate so you can make your favorite elves supertown happy.

Crimson Tate’s Fireside Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays, friends!  Let your people know what you’d love to have under the tree this year!  We’ve created an easy guide to help the process of selecting.  Click on the photos to be directed to Santa’s workshop where your sections can be made.

01_fireside_cover 02_everysewer 03_Aurifil

Aurifil Thread is a thoughtful stocking stuffer and a necessity for any sewer. Choose a large spool in a variety of colors or a coordinating set of small spools. 100% Cotton. 100% Lovely.

04_Sewing Kit

Our Sewing Kits are collections of our favorite sewing notions poured lovingly inside a mason jar… already wrapped and ready for the giving.

05_Gift Certificate

Choose a Gift Certificate so that your loved one can choose! Gift Certificates from Crimson Tate don’t say, “I had no clue what to get you,” but rather, “I knew you would want to coordinate your own fabrics, dearie-lou!” Gift Certificates can be applied to all fabrics, notions, classes, and gift items at our brick & mortar store in Downtown Indianapolis.

06_beginningsewist 07_Simple Sewing

Lotta Jansdotter’s Simple Sewing is chock-full of simple sewing ideas for beginners. Find modern inspiration and quick projects here.

08_Pin Cushion Cuff

The Pin Cushion Cuff is a cute and functional sewing accessory. Don’t forget to load these bad boys up with straight pins for an even nicer gift!


Gingher Scissors reign supreme. A good pair of sewing shears will last decades with sharpening as needed. Bam in your face.

10_hoarder 11_Charley Harper Bundle

The Charley Harper bundles of organic cotton arrived just in time for ultimate holiday merriment. These fabrics elicit audible gasps from fabric aficionados from the Midwest and beyond.

12_Cotton + Steel

Cotton + Steel Pre-Cuts are popular modern fabrics full of vintage color and design inspiration, and a great way to give a nice variety of fabrics.

13_Follie Bundle

Scandinavian designer Lotta Jansdotter’s Follie is vibrant and fresh. Adorn your favorite fabric collector’s shelves with fun and Follie.

14_quiltingenthusiast 15_Wonder Clips

Not just useful for binding quilts, Wonder Clips put the fun in functional for a wide array of projects!! Choose the box of multi-colored clips for project after project of color-coded joy!


The Olfa Rotary Cutter makes cutting simple for quilters! Available in 45 MM and 60 MM blade sizes. Measure twice, cut once!

17_Forest Abstraction

We’ve kitted Violet Craft’s Forest Abstractions Quilt for avid paper piecers and woodland creature lovers! Kit includes fabrics for the quilt top and the pattern.


19_Denyse Schmidt

Holy cats! Show that special someone you really care this holiday season with the big box of Denyse Schmidt Modern Solids fat quarters. 75 stunning fat quarters to make you feel like the kid with the biggest box of crayons.


Our Artisan Sterling Silver Thimbles are a beautiful accessory and absolutely functional. The fingertip-like ridge blends clever ingenuity and comfort. Choose from thimbles that are bezel-set with stones, or ones with bee or heart motifs.


The Oliso Pro Smart Iron is our favorite daily sewing tool. It gets super hot, increases your speed in the sewing room, and it’s just downright enjoyable to use. You’ll surely be the winning little elf with this thoughtful gift!!

22_crimsontatelovers 23_T-Shirt

Celebrate the upcoming release of SUCCULENTS by Heather Givans for Windham Fabrics with your very own Baby Toes T-Shirt! The Softy McSofterson shirt features Heather’s original artwork that appears in the fabric! How cool is that?! A true must-have for Crimson Tate fangirls and boys.


I HEART Indiana Pillows add a touch of Hoosier pride and comfort to every room. Keep checking back for our ever-changing styles!


Choose from our wide selection of Harriet Headbands in slim and original widths. A perfect stocking stuffer, or join the Harriet-of-the-Month club for a gift that keeps on giving.


Show off your Crimson Tate love when you’re out and about with the Crimson Tate Tote Bag! Manufactured and sewn in the USA with 100% recycle materials!