Do you know an avid deer hunter, and you want to give them a special gift? Well, why not consider giving them something handmade? Handmade gifts always add a unique meaning to gift giving. So, let your deer hunter know how much you care with one of the following handmade gift items.
Fresh baked cookies are always sweet and delicious. They are especially good on a cold morning. Homemade cookies can be made in advance or you can opt to get up early and bake a batch from scratch just before your favorite hunter heads off into the woods. You can wrap them up in a cute little basket or tie them up with plastic and some green or brown ribbon.
*Trail mix or granola bars
Prepare some trail mix or granola bars that your deer hunter can munch on while they are on the trail or sitting in their shoot house. These are easy to make, and they are a nutritious treat. All it takes is some nuts, dried fruit, and some of your favorite dry cereal to make trail mix. To make your granola bars, you will need to some dry fruit, vanilla extract, miniature chocolate chips, eggs, and quick cooking oatmeal. Mix these up. Follow your baking instructions, and you will have a scrumptious snack for your deer hunter on the go. Pack these in a tiny tote that you can also make yourself or place them in your hunter’s back pack.
Deer hunting season is almost always cool and a nice warm fleece scarf is ideal for covering up one’s neck, nose, and mouth. Fleece scarves are a quick and easy to make. You don’t even need to know how to sew to make one of this warm, winter gear. All it takes is the fleece, a needle, some scissors, and some thread. Cut a long strip of fleece material 72 inches long and 2 feet wide. Cut some fringes on each end. Tie the fringes together. Take the needle and thread and then sew down the sides of the fleece to give it a smoother, more polished look. What could be cuter than to make that fleece scarf out of some camouflage or deer print material?
If you like quilting, you can make your deer hunter a nice warm quilt for the hunting camp. Anyone can make one, but they do take some time especially when you are making them by hand. Don’t wait until deer season to begin working on your quilt. Start in the summer by cutting out your pieces and getting your supplies ready. Once you have gathered your supplies, you are ready to create your work of art for the deer hunter in your life.
Deer hunting totes can be handy way to carry supplies or those fresh baked cookies to the deer camp. To make your tote simply chose your material. Cut two pieces into identical sizes. Turn them on the wrong side. Get you a needle and some thread and sew three of the four sides together. Sew a small line across the top of the tote and iron it down. Next, compose the handles using two strips of the left over cloth. Fold each strip in half. Sew the sides together. Then sew them onto the top of the tote.
Help get your favorite deer hunter ready for the season. Dress him up in a nice fleece scarf or wrap him up in a handmade quilt. If you don’t like to sew, you can always fix him some made from scratch granola bars or fresh baked cookies. No matter what you give him, your handmade gift is sure to be on target.