Craft a Christmas heirloom: Advent Calendar Kits to Sew | 2020

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:

Celebrate the countdown to Christmas with these DIY Advent Calendar Kits to sew. These sewing kits contain the pattern, template, fabric and more to create a handmade family heirloom. Choose from felt, fabric and quilt designs, from easy to more elaborate. So many fun craft ideas! #Christmas #ChristmasSewing #HandmadeChristmas #Sewing #AdventCalendar #Advent

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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 felt advent calendar kit. Available to buy on Etsy and Amazon.
Right: Nordic Tree felt advent calendar kit. Available to buy on Etsy and Amazon.

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 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.

Christmas Tree felt 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".

24 Christmas Nativity Ornaments Craft Kit for a Jesse Tree or Advent Calendar.

Sew 24 Christmas Nativity Ornaments for a Jesse Tree or Advent calendar garland with this craft kit from Polly Chrome Crafts.

Fabric Advent Calendar Kits

Kit to make a bargello Christmas Tree advent calendar quilted wall hanging

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.


Advent calendar bags sewing kit

Sew up a cute drawstring bag to keep your advent treats with this advent calendar fabric panel (and optional backing fabric).

What are your favourite advent calendar kits to sew?