i'm feeling nostalgic for elementary school crafts & wise craft has just the answer - friendship pins. i think it sounds like a fun, kitschy gift idea for those special people in your life; i want one with strawberry on it. in case you decide to make your own, here is a quick tutorial for creating your own patterns.
another one with love for old school, friendship craft is for me, for you writer kate. she does sporadic batches of fresh necklaces inspired by our old favorite - floss friendship bracelets. check her blog for shop updates.