Gone are the days when an advent calendar was a picture of a robin or snowman behind each cardboard window. No, nowadays, you can get advent calendars filled with everything from cheese to high end beauty products. Luckily for us crafters, we can join in with this advent madness too! If you’re looking to treat yourself or a fellow crafter during December this year, then keep on reading for the top 10 advent calendars for crafters:
Washi Tape Advent Calendar by ScribbleBox – £34.50
This Advent Calendar is perfect for planner addicts or card makers. It includes 25 full sized washi tapes including some Christmas designs.
Fibre Advent Calendar by Tine and Floyd – £30
A string of 25 little tubes each filled with 10g of dyed, blended fibres. Brilliant for felt makers or textile artists.
Embroidery Advent Calendar by Ellbie Co – £69.99
This calendar is actually a beautiful tote bag, filled with 24 packages. Each one contains everything you need to complete an embroidery or cross stitch project, including patterns, hoops and lots more!
Pony Knitting Advent Calendar by Make it Wight – £55
Every accessory a knitter could ever need is contained in this Advent Calendar – from needles to buttons and even a pompom maker!
Jewellery Making Advent Calendar by Waterfall Beads Kits – £34.99
Great for crafty children to help with, this Calendar contains 24 fun, stretchy bracelets to make. There are even options to choose which colour beads you would prefer!
Story Crafters Advent Calendar by Story Crafters Box – £24
This is such a great idea! Four story books are wrapped up in this Advent Calendar, along with four craft kits. Each day open either a book, or part of a craft kit inspired by the story in the book.
Linocut Jigsaw Advent Calendar by Jackie Duckworth Art – £15
An art lover will definitely appreciate this beautiful wooden jigsaw Advent Calendar. Printed with a linocut of a traditional winter scene, this is sure to be an heirloom piece that’s enjoyed for many, many Christmases!
Hand Dyed Sock Yarn Advent Calendar by Sheepish Fibre Arts – £105+
Each of the 25 skeins of 20g yarn in this Advent Calendar are dyed in colours and patterns inspired by Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ Perfect for knitters and crocheters during the Christmas season.
12 Day Stationary Advent Calendar by Three Little Buhos – £24.95
If you enjoy journaling or snail mail, you’ll love this 12 day Advent Calender. It contains everything from pens and stickers, to pencils and tape!
Slow Living, Mindfulness Advent Calendar by Patzifatz – £10+
Sometimes the lead up to Christmas can be very stressful. Instead of 25 physical items, this alternative Advent Calendar contains 25 ideas for activities to help you slow down, be mindful and spend time with loved ones in the run-up to Christmas. There’s even the option to personalise certain dates with activities you already have planned!
These are just some of many brilliant Advent Calendars available on Etsy. If you’re more focused on the big day itself, Etsy can help with that too. Check out their gift guides including this one for gifts under £30! It’s a great way to support small businesses and give super unique gifts people will love!
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2 thoughts on “The Top 10 Advent Calendars for Crafters – An Etsy Gift Guide”
Oh my goodness these are amazing. What a fabulous post.
Thank you Sarah, I wish I could buy them all!