25+ easy DIY stocking stuffer ideas

Are you a family who love the tradition of a Christmas stocking? Then these fabulous fabric DIY stocking stuffer ideas are for you. Start now and you will quickly have a handmade gift for each stocking – plus these ideas are great for using up your fabric scraps. These gifts include ideas for all the … Read more

How to make an advent calendar out of old jeans

Do you have a stash of old jeans? Love making fun advent calendars? Then this DIY advent calendar is for you. There is so much joy to be had making your own advent calendar. If you love the idea of prompts for Christmas activities check out my printable list, this year I think I am … Read more

Alternative Christmas Tree from tree branches

As the nights draw in we are starting to think about making our own Christmas decor. With many people fully aware of the negative impact of plastic, and the environmental impact of cutting down trees you may be looking for an alternative Christmas tree idea.  I appreciate this is a little simplistic, you may be … Read more

Denim DIY Mini Stocking Advent Calendar, Reusable Advent Calendar

My passion for repurposing old ripped jeans just has to be directed towards Christmas decorations – in particular, a DIY mini stocking advent calendar. Perfect for mini gifts, chocolates, Christmas activities  (read on for a free downloadable list of activities for your own advent calendar). But be warned this project takes a little time – note … Read more

Sewing Gift Ideas

With the countdown to Christmas beginning now is the time to sew a few gifts for friends and family. Here’s a round up of my recent  12 Days Of DIY Christmas Gifts series.     Sewing Gift Ideas     Sashiko Cute Coin Purse    This coin purse is the perfect size for coins, gift cards, small selection of makeup … Read more

DIY Felt Christmas Ornament Kits for Kids

Today I am super excited to be hosting this DIY Felt Christmas Ornaments Kit post from Lisa of Cucicucioo Hey, there! My name’s Lisa and I’m the founder of Cucicucicoo: Eco Sewing & Crafting! I publish tutorials for creating beautiful and fun clothing and objects with respect for the environment. I love making something cool … Read more

DIY Rustic Christmas Decorations- Transform Wood Offcuts

Welcome to the last of my DIY rustic Christmas decorations. These are inspired by bits of wood left over from various DIY projects. The wood off cuts are transformed into beautiful simple trees. It seems like a life time ago we were brainstorming DIY rustic upcycled decorations to make for a local craft fair, rather than … Read more

How to make Denim Christmas Tree Decorations

It is no secret that I love working with old jeans it’s such a versatile fabric. Somehow over the years, I haven’t made any denim Christmas tree decorations… its time to fix that!! These denim Christmas tree decorations are easy to make. As I pack up my sewing room up this week I am particularly … Read more

How to make Sea Glass Christmas Decorations

Welcome to my first recycled and rustic DIY Christmas decorations for this year. I love Christmas, the build up, the decor, celebrating time with loved ones. There’s always a but, I’m not so keen on the consumerism. The adverts persuading us Christmas will not be perfect without spending money. Here’s to making, reusing, using what you … Read more

Large Fabric Pompom Tutorial – Upcycled Christmas Decoration

Large fabric scrap pom pom. DIY upcycled christmas decoration

Today I am sharing with you a tutorial for making fabric pompoms – strung together they make beautiful garlands, they can be placed together to form a wreath or hang as baubles from a Christmas tree. I don’t know about you but time fly’s by and it’s almost Christmas!! I love this season but I’m … Read more

Handsewn Christmas decorations

How to make rustic Christmas decorations

Today we finished trimming up, adding lights to the pallet Christmas tree I created last year. I love the addition of lights, they add the missing sparkle:) If you would like to make a pallet Christmas tree the tutorial is here. However I neglected to share how to make the fabric handsewn Christmas decorations. So … Read more