March is the busiest month,when it comes to friend's birthdays. There are three, all in the same week. With a little planning it shouldn't be a problem, but for some reason I don't get moving on the presents until a few days before I need them.
What I like to do is chose a project at the start of the year and then make it for every birthday. It didn't work out that way last year and not everyone received a travel light bag. So I dithered over making the bags for those who didn't have one and doing something totally new.
In the end I made the bags as I love coordinating the fabrics and felt and using the Aurifil wool thread.
You'll find the pattern for Stitch in Spring - Travel Kit here.
It would be simpler to buy a gift card but I get a buzz out of making a different one for them each year.
If you follow me on facebook, you will have seen Jan's orange gift tag.