Make in Christmas fabrics, and include instructions for use on a homemade card. Microwavable Rice Heating Pads - Beginner-friendly tutorial - keeps you toasty warm for up to an hour without the danger of falling asleep with an electric heating pad.
Learn how to sew an envelope laptop sleeve with a velcro closure--great sewing project for beginners.
The Fat Sack Tutorial - Grocery DIY reusable bags - can make them and toss them in washing machine! So great since carrying food in them can cause bacteria to grow. Always need to wash the reusable bags!