Features 25 adorable projects, including angels, snowmen, reindeer and other yuletide favorites. - Covers a variety of cute Christmas characters that will appeal to friends and family of all ages. - Every project is hand-sewn and comes complete with easy-to-follow instructions and templates. - Includes detailed information on techniques and patterns for making the projects' distinctive clothes and faces. With this charming collection of easy step-by-step projects, crafters can choose from more than two dozen loveable characters in rich, sumptuous shades that are ready for Christmas. Readers will find traditional Christmas characters like angels and snowmen as well as novelties like appliqu? penguins, mice, and advent calendars. All of the projects use widely available fabrics and actual-size templates. Crafting Christmas Gifts also includes instructions for delightfully simple Christmas cards, hearts, tree decorations and gift bags.