How to sew star place holders for your Christmas table

How to make Christmas table place holders

Add star quality to your table with these twinkly place holders, wrapped in twine so you can add your own name cards.

How to sew your own Christmas tree baubles

Christmas baubles sewing pattern

Give your tree a me-made update with Anna Alicia’s baubles in a harmonious mix of delicate hues and metallic shades. Whip up a batch tonight with our step-by-step guide…

Twinkle Twinkle: How to make a star wall hanging

How to make a star wall hanging

Transform your wall into a starry sky and bring a sense of calm to the Christmas rush with Anna Alicia’s stash-busting wall hanging tutorial.

How to sew Christmas Tree bunting

How to make Christmas tree bunting

Reach for the fun prints, gold stitching and shiny sequins – Anna Alicia’s simple tree bunting ticks all the boxes! Find out how to make your own Christmas decorations below…

How to make fabric paper chains

How to make fabric paper chains

This clever twist on the traditional paperchain by Jennie Jones will adorn your home with seasonal cheer. Read our step-by-step guide…

Ho ho sew! How to make an advent calendar

How to sew an advent calendar

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for sewing fun and festive additions to this year’s Christmas decorations! Whip up this easy advent calendar to add a home-sewn touch to your countdown…

How to sew fabric gift bags

How to make fabric gift bags

Good things come in small (handmade) packages like this little gift bag by Jennie Jones, made with one fat quarter. Read on to find out how to make them…

How to make Christmas Stockings

How to make Christmas stockings

Yesterday we showed you how to sew up a presents sack for Christmas morning, and today we’ve got another classic Christmas make for you – How to make Christmas stockings.  In the last in our series of Christmas sewing patterns, designed by Rebecca Reid, we’ll tell you everything you need to know to sew your next family tradition. You… Continue reading

How to sew a Christmas gift sack

How to sew a Christmas gift sack

Pop on your favourite Christmas tunes, pour your favourite sewing tipple and get making this DIY gift sack. It’s the latest in our series of Christmas sewing patterns, designed by Rebecca Reid. How to make a gift sack You will need… Main fabric: 68x106cm (27x42in) Top fabric: 13x106cm (51/4x42in) Appliqué fabric: 15x15cm (6x6in) Lining fabric: 78x106cm (31x42in) Thick piping… Continue reading

Sew a softie: easy-sew decorations tutorial

How to sew softie tree decorations

Whip up these mini shapes in just a few hours and use them to deck out your tree with that home-sewn special touch. How to sew Christmas decorations You will need Main fabric: 15x30cm (6x12in) Polyester fibrefill Ribbon to hang Matching sewing thread Download and print our DIY decorations sewing patterns (PDF) Notes We’ve used  Hantex, fabrics,as follows:… Continue reading