With Christmas fast approaching, we’ve selected our top suggestions for crafty Christmas presents. Whether you’re shopping for experienced crafters or absolute beginners, we have a wide range of craft kits to choose from, all proudly made in Scotland! Read on for our crafty Christmas gift guide.
Presents you can make together
Bring a little hygge into your home this winter with our cheery Nordic Gnomes. This kit is perfect for needle felt beginners, and contains everything you need to make two festive gnomes. It’s recommended for ages 10 plus, so why not introduce your children to needle felting by making them together?
If you’ve already done a little needle felting, our Emperor Penguins Needle Felting Kit is an ‘improvers’ kit with everything you need to create a realistic-looking Emperor Penguin, and a fluffy little penguin chick!
Knitting fans can share their skills with youngsters with our Knit your own Teddies Kit. This kit is perfect for beginners, and allows you to create a mummy or daddy bear and a smaller baby bear. It’s recommended for ages 7 plus, and uses only garter stitch, with no shaping.
If you have more than one little one to entertain, our Three Felt Puppies Sewing Kit is a fantastic way of introducing children to sewing – they’ll be able to choose between making a Scottie dog, a Sealyham terrier, or a delightful dachshund.
Alternatively, cat lovers can make our gorgeous Three Felt Kitties!
Presents for craft beginners
Our Snoozy Polar Bear is an ideal kit for needle felting newbies. With step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, you'll be shown exactly how to create this adorable Polar Bear Cub!
Our ‘woodland creatures’ cross-stitch collection all contain a beginner’s guide to cross-stitch, and are perfect for animal lovers! Choose from our Bear, Fox, Owl, Hedgehog, Squirrel, and Racoon kits.
Kids and grown-ups will both love our appliqué sewing kits. With no complicated embroidery stitches to master, they contain everything you need to sew your own piece of felt art! Our British Blue Tit and Appliqué Puffin are great gifts for bird lovers, or why not try our Running Hare or Country Fox?
Presents for dog lovers
We have a wonderful selection of gifts for dog lovers with our realistic needle felting kits. Choose between highland favourites such as our Wee Westie and Scottie Dog, or a sweet little Yellow Labrador! Our Miniature Wirehaired Dachshund is inspired by a real local dog Harris, whose adventures exploring the beaches of East Lothian are captured on Instagram @theworldaccordingtoharris.
Gifts for bird-watchers
We also have a great selection of presents for bird-watchers! For those who enjoy the simple pleasure of observing the changing seasons through the birds that visit our gardens, why not try our British Birds needle felting kits? These kits are perfect for beginners, and contain everything you need to craft perennial favourites such as our chirpy little Robin, or shy Jenny Wren.
Presents for experienced crafters
Avid crafters will love our Christmas Needle Felting Bundle, which contains our three best-selling festive kits! This bundle of needle felting kits comprises our Robin in a Hoop, Festive Snowman, and Nordic Gnomes Needle Felting Kits, at a special price of £35, which when bought together means you get the gorgeous gnomes for just £1!
More experienced crafters will enjoy the challenge of creating our needle felt Wild Scottish Hare, one of our best-selling kits! Our step-by-step instructions will show them how to make a wire armature, build it up with felting wool, and finally add the details that will really bring the hare to life.
Why not spread the joy of Christmas throughout the year with a subscription box? We release six boxes a year, one every other month. Choose our 6 Month Gift Subscription for a craft lover, and they’ll receive 3 fantastic new felting kits, complete with all the wool, accessories and instructions they'll need plus some 'guest' wool and lovely treats.
Finally, for anyone who has tried and loved our kits before, we stock a range of supplies to enable them to make their own needle felt creations, from our Pink Clover Felting Pen and Sharp Snips to a host of felting wool colours!
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