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13+ FREE Stocking Patterns and Tutorials

There is something magical about the tradition of Christmas stockings. It is thought the tradition of Christmas stockings started with the origins of St Nicholas. They are often filled with coins, small toys, candy and fruit or other small gifts. If you are looking to make gifts check out  25+ stocking stuffer ideas.     …

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How to make a Christmas stocking, free stocking template

I love making the most of my fabric scraps and old jeans, these sashiko denim Christmas stockings capitalize on these passions. Find your red fabric scraps, embroidery floss and an unrepairable of jeans, all set?!  Personally I love working with old jeans, it’s a fabric that is readily available – regularly ask friends and family …

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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 …

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DIY upcycled Christmas decorations, 5 Great ideas for Repurposing curtain rings

We have many, many curtain pole rings, I kept them for an unknown future project. Christmas feels the appropriate time to have a play, to see what DIY upcycled Christmas decoration ideas I can come up with, using them as a basis.       DIY Upcycled Christmas Decorations from Curtain Rings RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES: Curtain …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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