DIY Personalized Candle - kids or grand-kids can make and give as a gift. Sorry no link or directions other than the picture tutorial shown. Kids draw picture on wax paper then wrap it around a white candle and heat with hair dryer until it melts onto the candle. Neat idea.
Learning how to sew on a zipper may sound difficult, but with this step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn to easily apply zippers to any garment piece! http://www.ehow.com/how_14842_zipper.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage
This is a great scarf pattern for beginner knitters since not only is it easy/quick to knit with chunky yarn and big needles, but it is also made with just two basic stitches: knit and purl. It is also great for intermediate knitters who want an instant gratification project.