The only other bit of holiday sewing I did this year was what amounts to a joke. I saw a sweatshirt in a catalog that was customizable with "(NAME) The Man. The Myth. The Legend." as the graphic. For 42 bucks plus shipping.
I immediately knew that my older son had to have such a shirt. If you knew him, you'd know why.
However, I wasn't going to spend such a sum for what was essentially a gag gift.
Fortunately, I had some long-stashed white cotton french terry fleece in the bins and a long out-of-print Palmer/Pletsch multi-sized sweat shirt pattern ready to use. Light fabric transfer paper from Hobby Lobby and my minimal graphic arts skills were all that I needed to come up with a truly memorable Christmas gift.
After all, not many presents generate a reaction like this:
So here's the shirt, with his name in Icelandic. I may never actually see it on him: