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Looking to get crafty this Christmas but not sure where to start? I've compiled a list of ten easy projects to have a go at making - from gifts to Christmas themed projects, find something to work on today! It's never too late to get started...

10 Easy Makes For Christmas

Decorations

 

simple felt circle garland for christmas tree

 

Christmas trees don't have to be complicated, when you can make something as simple and beautiful as this felt garland. It really accentuates the natural green of the tree! Holiday Felt Garland tutorial by Make Great.

 

hexagon paper piecing method hanging decorations

 

Go for some quirky fabric decorations this year, and make up some easy hexagon hanging decs using the paper piecing method! Very easy to do, don't be put off by the sound of the technique - just take a look at Handcrafted Vintage's cracking tutorial and you'll have yours made in no time!

 

classic cuffed stocking in patterned materials with contrasting cuff and pompom trim

 

Create a classic Christmas project by following Positively Splendid's fantastic tutorial - there's even a PDF pattern available so you don't have to draw your own.

 

Home Accessories

 

penguin cushion using black fabric with felt eyes including pattern

If you've seen the latest John Lewis advert, you'll know that penguins are very popular this year! Make your own in a way that is both fun and practical by having a go at this penguin cushion by Akamatra

Christmas Fun

 

felt hand puppet in shape of gingerbread man decorated with ricrac and buttons

 Give the kids some fun entertainment this Christmas with a super easy gingerbread puppet glove. Simply grab some felt and whatever decorations you have to hand - ribbon and buttons look good - or use felt for the detailing. Plus you can sew or glue together! Tutorial by Things for Boys.

Gifts

 

simple envelope style business card holder

 

For the professional in your life, it's easy to make up a simple envelope style business card holder like this one by Fort Worth Fabric Studio.

 

simple lined tote back in black and white fabric

 

A great project for beginners, learn how to make a simple tote bag which you can then personalise if you wish, and give to friends and family! A good gift idea for teenagers with lots of school books... Reversible 1 Hour Tote Bag by Haberdashery Fun

 

patterned fabric teapot shaped pincushion with spout and handle

Check out these adorable teapot pincushions by Red Brolly! A great idea for stitchers and tea drinkers alike - I'll be making these as fun decorations for my home! (And maybe even in a Christmas fabric for a funky Christmas tree decoration...)

 

simple drawstring bag in patterned fabric

 

One for the kids, have a go at making a drawstring bag - great for storing away their toys, and having the coolest PE kit bag of the class! Tutorial by Leigh Laurel Studios.

 

diy kitchen apron with pocket

 

For a great gift for the cook in your life, have a go at an apron project - if you want to make it feel more Christmassy, just make it up in a fantastic Christmas fabric like Christmas Retro Montage! DIY Hostess Apron Tutorial by Style Me Pretty Living

 

Looking for Christmas fabrics for any of these projects? Check out our collection.
November 26, 2014 by Amy Gilbert

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