Christmas in July- Holiday Handmade

I know that this may seem a bit early, but Christmas is only 6 months away! If you are anything like me, you've got a large family and you want to make their Holiday just a bit more special with a handmade gift. We all know handmade takes time, so why not get started early and avoid that Christmas craft crunch. unnamed (2)

This year, we were ecstatic that Cotton + Steel designed a beautiful line of Christmas fabric, called Tinsel.  The like comes in both quilting cotton and brushed cotton (think flannel).  We also have gorgeous new yarns in that would be perfect for many a holiday gift. To get you pumped and excited for Christmas in July, we have a great bunch of classes that are perfect for gift giving on our schedule as well as some great Holiday projects to add to your home! Check out a few of our favorites:

Knit Boot Cuffs

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Learn to cable and come away with a beautiful pair of boot cuffs perfect for gifting, just an FYI we just got the most gorgeous handmade buttons from TNNA that are just perfect for this quick project!

Learn to Sew PJ Pants

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What's more perfect than a new pair of holiday PJ pants for opening presents under the tree?! Learn to sew while making these great pj's.  We have the perfect fabric for these as well- check out the holiday brushed cotton from Cotton + Steel right here!

Learn to Knit Neckwarmer and Fold Over Cowl

Neckwarmer Class- This is a true beginner class and a great holiday gift idea!  This gorgeous yarn is included!


These classes are perfect for the beginner, and once you knit one you'll be hooked! Next thing you know everybody in your family will have one! P.S. yarn is included in the class price (what a steal)!

Loom Weaving 101


This class is perfect for the yarn lover, in this class you'll be designing and making your very own wall hangings that are perfect for gifting. Supplies are included in this class too (the loom, and everything)!

Quilted Christmas Pillows


A great way to showcase your favorite Christmas fabrics, and spread Holiday cheer throughout your house (or your momma's-you know she'd love one too).

Christmas Tree Skirt and Stocking



Deck your halls with the Christmas tree skirt and stockings. These two projects are so fun and simple you'll be hooked!

Can't make it to one of our classes? No problem, we'll have them listed closer to the Holidays as well.

If you have other projects you'd like to get a jump on, bring them in to Knit Nights (every Tuesday from 6-9) or one of our Friday Night Socials! We'd love to see what you are making for your loved ones.

Already dreaming up your own holiday wish list?  Don't forget about the Finch Registry!  We do a Guys Night closer to Christmas (like a few days before, because that's when they're shopping, amiright?!), and it's great to have your list ready for your loved one.

See you soon,