Welcome to the 2012 Gussy Sews Holiday Gift Guide

…your source for handmade shopping this Holiday season. All shops are listed alphabetically. Please feel free to contact them directly with any unique questions you have. xoxo

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A NEW HISTORY – Specializing in prints and illustrations that help you celebrate your modern family with customizable art that includes family trees, map prints + more! Handmade in Denver, CO.

Alissa’s favorite things: Family Tree 11×14, Love Equation 5×7 and Birds on a Wire 8×10.

♥ Gifts range from $13 to $51 USD. // To shop, visit anewhistory.etsy.com. Use code GUSSYSEWS for 10% off your order until January 15th.



ALLORA HANDMADE – A sweet shop specializing in beautiful and colorful rosette accessories for women and girls. Handmade in San Diego, CA.

Jess’ favorite things: Little Roses Bobbies, Modern Pearl Rosette Statement Necklace and Rosette Bud Earrings.

♥ Gifts range from $8 to $41 USD. // To shop, visit www.allorahandmade.com.



AMY CORNWELL – Handmade, handstamped jewelry made from sterling silver and gold-filled materials to celebrate all of life’s events. Handmade in Noblesville, IN.

Amy’s favorite things: True Love Ring, I Carry Your Heart Necklace and Sealed Bracelet.

♥ Gifts range from $4 to $180 USD. // To shop, visit www.amycornwell.com. Use code GUSSY for 10% off until December 10th.



BEVILLED EDGE PHOTOGRAPHY – Make a name for yourself with photographed alphabet letters found in nature, architecture and everyday objects assembled in a frame! Handmade in Temple Terrace, FL.

Suzanne’s favorite things: PRAY alphabet WORD! art, Charleston SC Collection and Individual Alphabet Photos.

♥ Gifts range from $25 to $150 USD. // To shop, visit www.bevillededgephotography.com. Use code GUSSYSEWS for 10% off your order.



Chirp Handmade – A colorful shop full of vintage, modern and whimsical accessories such as dictionary pendants and rings, coffee cuffs, hand embroidered pendants and more! Handmade in Austin, TX.

Jamie’s favorite things: Mustard Seed Vintage Dictionary Pendant, Speak Your Mind Coffee Cuff and Butterfly Silhouette Vintage Dictionary Pendant.

♥ Gifts range from $6 to $32 USD. // To shop, visit www.chirphandmade.etsy.com. Use code GUSSY for 15% off your order until January 15th.



CREATIONS BY SASHA - A shop specializing in handmade art and home decor items as well as scrapbooks and greeting cards with a goal to inspire beauty. Handmade in Bowie, MD.

Sasha’s favorite things: Hey Diddle Diddle Set of 4 Paintings, 7″ Hand Painted Dot Vase and Set of 2 Chalkboard Mugs.

♥ Gifts range from $5 to $80 USD. // To shop, visit www.creationsbysasha.com.Use code GUSSY12 for 15% off until November 30th.



DATE NIGHT IN A BAG – Spice up your date nights with 25 date night idea cards in a hand-stamped drawstring bag – just shake, choose a card and go make memories. Handmade in Brainerd, MN.

Laura’s favorite thing: Date Night in a Bag

♥ Gifts costs $29.50 USD. // To shop, visit www.datenightinabag.com.



GOOD NATURED - Featuring needle felted wool creations, such as cute animal sculptures and fun pin cushions, origami jewelry, and pottery. Handmade in Springfield, MO.

Dani’s favorite things: Three Little Hens Pin Cushion, Wool Narwhal and Potted Wool Cactus.

♥ Gifts range from $10 to $68 USD. // To shop, visit <www.etsy.com/shop/goodnaturedbydani.



HORSEFEATHERS GIFTS - A mother-daughter duo that specializes in handcrafted jewelry inspired by rural landscapes and small towns with a bohemian cowgirl twist! Handmade in Sebree, KY.

Chelsea + Tammy’s favorite things: Horsefeathers Gals Vintage Rhinestone Bracelet, “Be You” Silk Wrap and Custom Fingerprint Pendant.

♥ Gifts range from $10 to $180 USD. // To shop, visit www.horsefeathersgifts.com. Use code GUSSY SEWS for 15% off your order until November 30th.



I DO INVITATIONS BY MICHELLE – An adorable shop that specializes in unique invitations, announcements and printables for all occasions from weddings to birthdays to holidays. Handmade in Sycamore, IL.

Michelle’s favorite things: Construction Sign, Sesame Street Inspired Sign and Classic + Chevron Holiday Photo Card.

♥ Gifts range from $5 to $89 USD. // To shop, visit www.camrynjolee.etsy.com. Use code GUSSY for 15% off until December 20th.



JOY SPARKS DESIGN – A shop filled with unique, vintage, upcycled jewelry pieces made from antique typewriter keys. Handmade in Michigan.

Joy’s favorite things: 11 Typewriter Key Bracelet, Custom Typewriter Key Cuff Links and Typewriter Key Necklace.

♥ Gifts range from $10 to $55 USD. // To shop, visit www.sparkeez8z1d.etsy.com. Use code THANKS for 10% off and OOPSY for free shipping until January 14th.



JOYEFULART – A colorful, arty shop filled with watercolors, vibrant prints, chic scarves, and arty jewelry designed from Joye’s original artwork. Handmade in Elkins Park, PA.

Joye’s favorite things: Silver Cuff Bracelet, Art Print of Oil Landscape and Arty Scarf in Pastel Tones.

♥ Gifts range from $25 to $250 USD. // To shop, visit www.etsy.com/shop/Joyefulart. Use code GUSSYLOVE for 10% off until October 1st.



KATIE’S CHARMS – Charm bead bracelets and beads, made of sterling silver, Murano glass, Swarovski crystals and fine materials. Made in Hopatcong, NJ.

Jennifer’s favorite things: Grandma Sterling Silver and Gold Plated Charm Bead, Clear Swarovski Crystals Charm Bead and Family Tree Sterling Silver Charm Bead with Cubic Zirconia Stones.

♥ Gifts range from $4.50 to $79 USD. // To shop, visit www.katiescharms.com. Use code GSEWS2012 for 10% off your order until December 31st.



KNOTIETIES – Adorable, super soft luxe hair ties are just that, amazing hair accessories that won’t break or damage your hair. Handmade in Northern California.

Jen’s favorite things: Knotieties Silver Infinity Bracelet, Knotieties Crystal Ball and Knotieties Metallic Velvet Originals.

♥ Gifts range from $4 to $40 USD. // To shop, visit www.knotieties.com. Put GUSSY GUIDE 2012 in notes to seller and receive five free original Knotieties (preselected colors) until January 30th.



LIL’ ALICE – A sweet shop full of aprons for lil’ ladies and grown-up ladies, eco-friendly bags, pillow cases and accessories. Handmade in New Boston, Michigan.

Katy’s favorite things: Aprons, Pillowcases and Zippered Pouches.

♥ Gifts range from $8 to $40 USD. // To shop, visit lilalice.weebly.com. Free keyring wristlet with order of $25 or more.



LITTLE DOE EYED GIRL – A shop specializing in hair pieces for “girls” of all ages, with a retro, vintage flair, each piece is handmade especially for you. Handmade in Monrovia, CA.

Monique’s favorite things: The Zelda, The Abigail and The Alissa.

♥ Gifts range from $6 to $30 USD. // To shop, visit www.etsy.com/shop/littledoeeyedgirl. Use code GUSSY for 15% off until January 14th.



LOVE ELAINE – Unique, fun items, such as aprons, tote bags and holiday decor handmade with modern fabrics. Handmade in Richmond, VA.

Christen’s favorite things: Elf Christmas Stockings, Short and Sassy Chevron Aprons and Kids Holiday Aprons.

♥ Gifts range from $15 to $175 USD. // To shop, visit www.etsy.com/shop/loveelaine. Use code GUSSYHOLIDAY15 for 15% off your order (excludes custom items) until January 14th.



LOVELY LITTLE WHIMSY – A shop filled mostly with handmade jewelry and a little bitta’ vintage so you’ll have something unique and lovely for every occasion. Handmade in Seattle, WA.

Carina’s favorite things: Hammered Heart Adoption Necklace, Fun and Funky Candy Necklace and Gold Necklace with Vintage Beads.

♥ Gifts range from $6 to $28 USD. // To shop, visit lovelylittlewhimsy.etsy.com. Use code GUSSY for for 10% off until October 31st.



LUCKY DUCKY DESIGNS – A darling shop specializing in stylish handmade accessories for the whole family, like aprons, headbands and notebooks. Handmade in Fishers, IN.

Sandy’s favorite things: Cupcake Kids and Adult Reversible Apron Set, Fuschia Leaves Fabric Headband and Nest Fabric Covered Notebook .

♥ Gifts range from $6 to $71 USD. // To shop, visit www.lddbaby.com. Use code GHHG20 for 20% off orders over $10 until December 31st.



MISS.BEAT – Offering quirky, offbeat creations – like aprons, pillows and clothing – for people, pets, & their cozy home. Handmade in Chicago, IL.

Britani’s favorite things: Secret Pockets Kitten in Garden Apron, Dog Jean Jacket and Personalized Polaroid Pillow.

♥ Gifts range from $10 to $200 USD. // To shop, visit etsy.com/shop/missbeat. Use code SPONSOR for 12% off until January 14th.



MOMMY MOXIE - A shop full of stylish maternity hospital gowns, nursery items and other baby necessities! Made in Keller, TX.

Nicole’s favorite things: Maternity Hospital Gown, Changing Table Pad Covers and Minky Blanket/Burp Cloths.

♥ Gifts range from $24 to $63 USD. // To shop, visit www.mommymoxie.etsy.com. Use code GUSSYSEWS for 15% off until December 12th.



MOSAIC MADNESS – A lifestyle company that offers a selection of one-of-a-kind mosaic art inspired by life and perfect for every home, garden, and special moment. Handmade in Miami, FL.

Julie’s favorite things: Symbol of Love, Colorblock Belt and Broken Glass.

♥ Gifts range from $12 to $350 USD. // To shop, visit www.mosaic-madness.com. Use code GUSSYSEWS in message box at check-out for a pre-selected mosaic necklace until December 15th or while supplies last.



OH SO ANTSY – A shop that creates jewelry to help people tell their story of where they live or have lived, where they love or have loved, places they visit or have visited. Handmade in Seattle, WA.

Jessica’s favorite things: Tiny 14K gold Michigan State Charm, Tiny Texas State Necklace and Japan Necklace.

♥ Gifts range from $38 to $80 USD. // To shop, visit www.etsy.com/shop/ShopOhSoAntsy. Mention Gussy Sews in notes to seller to receive free upgrade to priority shipping during November and December.



SALLY’S ANGELWORKS – A fun handmade shop filled with mini art quilts, regular-sized quilts, other little handmade goodies like aprons that inspire hope. Handmade in Richmond, TX.

Sally’s favorite things: Custom Embroidered Quilted Advent Calendar, Sweet DumDum Wrapper Mini Art Quilt and Sweet Divinity Bunting Flower Throw Quilt.

♥ Gifts range from $18 to $175 USD. // To shop, visit sallysangelworks.etsy.com. Use code GUSSYHOLIDAY12 for 10% off your order until January 31st.



SEW CURLY – A shop filled with adorable little things things to make life with little ones easier and more fun! Handmade in Northampton, PA.

Kristina’s favorite things: Snack Bags, Chalkcloth Placemats and Personalized Burp Cloths.

♥ Gifts range from $5 to $45 USD. // To shop, visit www.sewcurly.com. Use code GUSSY for 10% off until January 14th.



Silly Mama Quilts – A fresh an fun shop featuring quilts and home decor items with the latest fabric lines. Handmade in Willmar, MN.

Brooke’s favorite things: Watermelon Picnic Quilt, Apple in the Center and Lucy’s Crab Shack Ruffle Pillow.

♥ Gifts range from $4 to $250 USD. // To shop, visit www.etsy.com/shop/sillymamaquilts. Use code GUSSYSEWS for 10% off until June 1st.



URBANHALO – A unique and fashionable line that is comfortable, designed to stay in place and keep us free from headache. Made in Prior Lake, MN.

Jen’s favorite things: Hawaiian Riptide, California Poppies and Midnight Lace.

♥ Gifts range from $6 to $20 USD. // To shop, visit www.myurbanhalo.com. Use code GUSSY25 for 25% off until January 31st.



XS BAGGAGE & CO – A shop full of functional bags and pouches to meet your every day needs, while remaining stylish. Handmade in Orting, WA.

Lisa’s favorite things: 13 Inch Laptop Sleeve, iPad Sleeve in Rambling Rose and Wristlet/Wallet/Keychain Set in Chevron.

♥ Gifts range from $6.50 to $68 USD. // To shop, visit www.etsy.com/shop/XSBaggageandCo. Use code GUSSYSALE15 for 15% off until January 14th.