Handmade Christmas Gift Inspiration Guide / Knitting and Sewing

Handmade Christmas Gift Guide 2020

I don't know about you, but there is definitely something extra special about receiving a handmade gift at Christmas. From the time and effort taken to make something, to the thought, care and love poured into that specific project, you can't deny the overwhelming feeling of appreciation when opening that bespoke gift.

If you are like me and love gifting your friends and family handmade presents, this blog might inspire you to try something new this year. Our team of talented ladies have been busy making their own projects to help inspire you:

Fabric Bookmark and Wash Bag made by Olivia

Tutorial used: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDOLl7jQSsA&feature=share

Tutorial used: https://www.gathered.how/sewing-and-quilting/sewing/how-to-sew-a-wash-bag/



Scrappy Christmas Tree and Treat Cone made by Heather

Tutorial used: https://pin.it/4s6W8Ds

Tutorial used: https://youtu.be/DNGkIiZ1Cgk

Fabric Bunting made by Amanda and Chloe

Tutorial used: https://www.alwaysknittingandsewing.co.uk/blogs/news/how-to-make-christmas-bunting

Fabric Oven Mitt made by Chloe

Made from Debbie Shores Half Yard Gifts Book 

Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt made by Amanda

Tutorial used: https://youtu.be/WfcTkXKj8N4

Amanda used one ball of Stylecraft DK in Grey, Graphite & Dandelion, along with some of our Diamanté Heart Buttons 28mm in Amber. 

Find our Wool Section here https://www.alwaysknittingandsewing.co.uk/collections/wool

Fabric Paper Chains made by Heather using Snap Fasteners 

Pattern used was from Love Sewing Magazine Issue 74. Heather used Poppers on these but you could also use Velcro or Buttons.

Drawstring Gift Bag made by Heather 

Tutorial used: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNGkIiZ1Cgk

Fabric Glasses Case made by Heather

These were made using Heathers own pattern - we'll hopefully have a tutorial very soon!

Christmas Stocking made by Olivia 

Tutorial used: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ae8l04bwScI&feature=share



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