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December 15, 2017
A close up on our Christmas Morning vignette! from The Village Haberdashery

It’s Christmas!!!

Kym here and I am so excited to share the details of our third Christmas display this year! We have gone all traditional with red, green, gold and blue colours. Our two children are dressed in their Christmas pyjamas on Christmas Morning with their stockings by the Christmas tree.

Christmas Morning Vignette

Our littlest is wearing her ‘Knitted by Nana’ Christmas Jumper! Nana has stitched it up in Rico Essentials Merino DK yarn in Red and natural. Isn’t it adorable!

Christmas Morning vignette

The pattern is a vintage find from etsy.com (you can find it here). I just love the snowflake ...

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December 11, 2017
Gift wrapping inspiration and 14 top tips with Gift Wrap Guru Jane Means from The Village Haberdashery

When it comes to gift wrapping your Christmas presents, you can wait until the last minute and let it stress you out or you can make it a fun event, with Christmas treats, mulled wine and lots of creativity! We have loads of supplies for wrapping beautiful gifts, including pretty gift wrap and plenty of DIY supplies for decorating your packages.

If you’re local, we also have a fun gift wrap and cardmaking workshop for kids next Wednesday morning – find out more about that and sign up here!

Gift Wrap and DIY Supplies

For gift wrapping tips and inspiration this year, we turned to ...

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December 8, 2017
9 DIY ideas for decorating your Christmas Tree in handmade style! from The Village Haberdashery

We have so many super fun kits and crafty bits and bobs that would be ideal to help you create that perfect handmade Christmas. Here is a quick round up of some Christmas Tree decoration ideas!

These Tapestry Kits by Stitch Me contain everything you need to make some amazing tree decorations. With lots of designs to choose from they are bound to put a smile on your face.

Tapestry kits christmas decorations

Simply tie some embroidery thread to the top of these cute felt motifs to create instant decorations! Or why not grab some wool felt and cut out your own shapes.

Felt motifs christmas

Buttonbag ...

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December 7, 2017
DIY Christmas cards with Laura Howard, part two from The Village Haberdashery

The super talented Laura Howard has been busy crafting up some really cute Christmas card designs for you all to get creating. We love how many possibilities there are with card, washi tape and stamps! 

This is part two of her inspirational tutorials. You can find part one here. Take it away Laura!

DIY Christmas Card Ideas Tape by Laura Howard!
Today I’m sharing more ideas for making Christmas cards using this gorgeous festive paper pad. The coordinating sheets of paper and card work so well together, and the gold foil details are just fabulous!

DIY Christmas Card Ideas Tape by Laura Howard!
DIY Christmas Card Ideas Tape by Laura Howard!
I also used some lovely rubber stamps, washi tape from the same ...

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December 6, 2017
The ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for makers! 10 ideas to inspire creativity from The Village Haberdashery

Welcome to the second post in our series of Christmas Gift Guides! Today we are sharing some ideas for gifts for all the knitters, sewists, felters, weavers and makers out there! Use it as a guide for giving to the makers in your life…or just go ahead and send a link to this post to your friends and family to make sure you get something you’ll love!

The Village Haberdashery Christmas Gift Guide

Anyone who works with yarn or fabrics will love to receive some Soak modern laundry care products this Christmas! Soak Flatter is a starch-free smoothing spray that relaxes wrinkles and freshens ...

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December 4, 2017
A close up on our Christmas Party vignette! from The Village Haberdashery

It’s getting closer folks! We are into December and Christmas party season is here! Exciting times! We had lots of fun putting this vignette together in store and it really makes me smile every time I see it. The red, mint and pink colour schemes has worked better that we had imagined. We really hope you’ll pop in to our London shop see it in person!

Christmas Party Vignette

Christmas Party Vignette

The star of the party is most certainly our Rag rug wreath centre piece. The lovely Elspeth from Ragged Life made this masterpiece especially for us. Isn’t it amazing?! She used ...

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November 30, 2017
DIY Christmas cards with Laura Howard, part one from The Village Haberdashery

The super talented Laura Howard has been busy crafting up some really cute Christmas Card designs for you all to get creating. We love how many possibilities there are with card, washi tape and stamps! Here is part one of her inspirational tutorials. Take it away Laura…

Can I tell you a secret? Christmas crafting is my absolute favourite kind of crafting!

DIY Christmas Card Ideas with Laura Howard!
Today I’m sharing some ideas for making Christmas cards using this gorgeous festive paper pad. The coordinating sheets of paper and card work so well together, and the gold foil details are just fabulous!

DIY Christmas Card Ideas Tape by Laura Howard!
DIY Christmas Card Ideas Tape by Laura Howard!
I also used ...

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November 24, 2017
The Big Christmas Jumper Sewalong 2017! from The Village Haberdashery

We are super happy to be one of the sponsors for The Big Christmas Jumper Instagram Sewalong, organised by What Corrine Did Next.

The big christmas jumper sewalong

The rules are so simple – make a jumper from your favourite pattern, and embellish or decorate it to make your perfect Christmas jumper. Then simply post it on Instagram by 20 December using the hashtag #myxmasjumper and be in with a chance of winning an awesome prize!

To get you all started use discount code JUMPER10 for 10% off all of our Christmas fabrics!

Michael Miller Nutcracker Act 1 Christmas fabric collection

This is such a great opportunity to add to your me made wardrobe ...

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Our Christmas Gift Guide, part one: Gifts for kids! from The Village Haberdashery

Welcome to the first post in our series of Christmas Gift Guides! First up we have some ideas for presents for kids!

Christmas Gift Guide

The perfect beginner sets for kids to get them into Knitting, Crochet and Sewing. These kits by Buttonbag contain all the tools, supplies and step by step guides they will need to get them started with a new hobby! For our knitting and crochet kits click here, and find the sewing ones here.

Sewing knitting and crochet kits for kids

These felt animal kits also by Buttonbag are also perfect for little hands to get sewing. The Stegosaurus is perfect for younger ages too as ...

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November 14, 2017
Lets all wear…Christmas dresses! from The Village Haberdashery

With Christmas fast approaching, we thought it was time to inspire you with different outfit and inspiration ideas for your perfect Christmas dress! Whether you want something modern or with a more retro vibe, we’ve got you covered!

Christmas Dress fabric and pattern ideas

The  Tilly and the Buttons Martha Dress is a gorgeous dress pattern has so many different options to play with, its great if you wish to make more than one! Whether you want long sleeves, short sleeves, add some trim, a long hem or a midi hem, you absolutely can! We’ve chosen Pixie Noel – Pixie Socks in Navy as we ...

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October 26, 2017
Saturday 4th November is Christmas Crafts Party Day in our West Hampstead shop! from The Village Haberdashery

Yes folks, it is nearly that time of year again! Time to drink mulled wine…to listen to Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas on repeat…time to update your Christmas card list…and time to party!

Christmas Crafts Party

Christmas at The Village Haberdashery officially starts on Saturday 4th November and we are kicking things off with a Christmas Crafts day! We’ll have a craft table full of mini make and takes including gift tags, felt ornaments, Christmas cards and more.

Stamped gift tags

Plus we’ll be serving up mulled wine, mince pies and chocolates to get you in the festive ...

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