I've previously shared my favourite advent calendar sewing patterns. But what if you don't have a big stash of felt or the idea of transferring all the pattern details fills you with dread?
Make sewing a Christmas heirloom easy with these advent calendar kits to sew.
Whether you want to sew something elaborate or simple, a kit can eliminate the more annoying parts of sewing - finding the right fabrics, transferring the pattern details, some even come with pre-cut fabric! Printed panels can make a simple sewing project look so much fancier.
Here are my favourite advent calendar kits to sew:
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Felt Advent Calendar Kits to sew
Bucilla has the most amazing felt advent calendars to sew yourself. The details on these are gorgeous. They take a long time to sew, but you'll be left with the most gorgeous family heirloom. Here are my favourite advent calendars from Bucilla:
Left: Santa's Workshop advent calendar kit: Available to buy on Etsy and Amazon.
Centre: Holiday Greetings advent calendar. Available to buy on Etsy and Amazon.
Right: Must Be Santa Felt Applique advent calendar. Available to buy on Etsy and Amazon.
Looking at the reviews on Amazon for the Bucilla advent calendars, most of the negative ones are from people who didn't release they have to sew it up themselves. Find more Bucilla felt advent calendar kits on Etsy here.
For something simpler, but just as cute, The Needles Treasures has a felt stocking garland advent calendar kit.
Make a felt Christmas tree advent calendar with this kit that includes felt, embroidery floss, ricrac, and beads. Note: you'll have to buy the pattern separately, but there is a discount on the pattern if you get them in the same order and use the code "CALENDARKIT".
Fabric Advent Calendar Kits
The Snowfall in Red from Fabrications Ottawa is the perfect Advent Calendar kit for beginners. It has a simple pocket design, only requiring straight stitching. The pockets are a great size for ornaments, small toys, candy or notes.
This Christmas stocking advent calendar kit includes 24 pre-printed stocking, backing fabric, metallic ribbon for the hanging loops and grosgrain ribbon to hang the stockings.
This Bargello kit contains a pattern, panel with the ornament designs, plus the fabric and buttons required to make the quilted Christmas tree wall hanging.
What are your favourite advent calendar kits to sew?