Explore crochet, knitting and sewing Christmas craft workshops to make your own stockings, Christmas jumpers and so much more! If you want to set yourself the project of turning your home into a winter wonderland, Christmas craft workshops will teach you how to make your own Christmas art and decorations with classes ranging from macrame to candle making. We have put together the best 10 Christmas craft workshops in London that will make any Scrooge of the city feel the spirit of the season!

  1. Sustainable Wreath Making Masterclass
  2. Christmas Bauble Marbling Workshop
  3. Christmas Card and Wrapping Paper Lino Printing
  4. Christmas Applique Cushion
  5. Sew Your Own Christmas Stocking
  6. Handcraft Personalised Christmas Decorations
  7. Wood Burning Decorations Workshop
  8. Make Your Own Silver Pendant Gift Class
  9. Gingerbread House Decorating
  10. Christmas Decorations and Gift Making

Sustainable Wreath Making Masterclass

Location: Southwark, South East London

Attend a Christmas wreath making workshop that will make both you and the planet happy! Make your own wreath using sustainable materials and methods. In this workshop you will learn how to create a classic Christmas decoration with a twist, turning flowers and foliage into a beautiful wreath, perfect for any front door. Everything you will need is provided for you to learn wreath making essentials whilst nurturing that all important personal flare.

Columbia Creative prides themselves on creating beautiful floral bouquets and arrangements, always with a personal touch. They enjoy working with students to teach them how to make creative bouquets, displays and decorations, so if you want to adorn your door with a beautiful and personalised wreath made with responsibly sourced materials,  then this is the workshop for you.

Price: £65

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Christmas Bauble Marbling Workshop

Location: Dalston, East London

Lose yourself in colour and discover the ancient craft of marbling as you create your own bespoke Christmas ornaments to form part of holiday traditions and celebrations for years to come!

Create a collection of five ceramic baubles in your chosen colour palette and design. Whether you want to use classic Christmas colours such as red and green or experiment with abstract designs, fill your Christmas tree with decorations made with your own two hands. This workshop provides all the materials you need, so you can sit back, relax and get ready to get lost in colour this Christmas.

Recess Living is a London-based events and lifestyle company that creates experiences, stories, and connections to inspire students to enjoy guilt-free timeout. Although marbling is a beautiful free-flowing art form that is perfect for those new to crafting, Recess Living runs several craft workshops which make it easy for beginners to develop their creativity and get into the festive spirit.

Price: £60

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Christmas Card and Wrapping Paper Lino Printing

Location: Borough, South East London

Let your individuality and character shine through this Christmas and send Christmas cards and gifts wrapped in your own unique Christmas designs and patterns. This workshop will give you an introduction to the tools and techniques needed to print posters before you start to make your own handmade Christmas prints. Learn how to draw your design which you will then transfer onto lino. Then enlighten yourself to the exciting carving, rolling and ink applying process. Create and take home at least three of your own handmade Christmas cards and wrapping paper that you can use to spread the festive cheer!

M.Y.O (Make Your Own) arrange craft workshops that are all about helping students unlock their imagination, innovation and Christmas spirit. They are so determined to help students feel merry that they even have their own BYOB policy on their craft workshops! If you want to explore a range of creative classes to start feeling festive, M.Y.O are sure to have a workshop that makes you feel Christmassy and creative.

Price: £40

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Christmas Applique Cushion

Location: Worcester Park, South West London

Wanting to weave yourself into a Christmas sewing project? This workshop will teach you how to make Christmas soft furnishings to decorate your home or gift to a loved one! Learn the beautiful art of applique to create your own personalised Christmas design.

During this workshop you will learn to layer and create your design, various applique and free hand machine embroidery techniques as well as how to create a unique Christmas cushion! After being provided with a selection of fabrics to choose from, you can create a Christmas cushion with your unique style and design to be displayed with pride.

Craft My Day LTD have a range of workshops within a professional sewing studio. Their classes are run by teachers who are obsessed with the rewarding nature of teaching. Whether you want to create a specific personalised secret Santa gift or just get into the Christmas spirit, this workshop will make you feel merry and bright this Christmas.

Price: £45

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Sew Your Own Christmas Stocking

Location: Brockley, South East London

Who doesn't love waking up on Christmas morning to a stocking full of treats? Presents inside a stocking made with your own two hands makes it that little bit extra special! Take some time out of your busy schedule to relax and put a bit of love and attention into your gift ideas. Whether you want to make one for yourself that you can be proud of every time you open it for years to come or a gift for family and friends, this workshop will help you bring your artistic vision for life.

This workshop has something for anyone and everyone. Beginners can learn how to use a sewing machine as well as impressive patchworking techniques, while more advanced stitchers can add a lining to their stocking.

Christmassy fabric is provided or you are welcome to bring in any fabric you want to use. Use new fabrics and materials from the class or add another individual and unique element to your design by using old clothes that you can no longer wear but want to treasure.

Make Mee Studio is passionate about empowering children and adults with sewing and craft skills. Their mission is also to save the planet one stitch at a time. Classes are run by talented teachers who are experienced fashion designers and makers, so if you’re someone who needs some encouragement to explore your creativity then this workshop will provide you with plenty of inspiration.

Price: £30

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Handcraft Personalised Christmas Decorations

Location: Chislehurst, South East London

Whether you want to handcraft unique metal ornamental decorations to hang on your tree, make unique presents or gift tags, this workshop will teach you traditional metalsmithing skills and techniques to make any Christmas decoration! All you need to bring along to this workshop is your design ideas and creativity as all of the materials and equipment is provided for you. In this workshop you will learn piercing, sawing and stamping techniques as well as how to add personalised finishing touches to your handmade ornaments using brass, copper and aluminium.

Creative Escape Studio are determined to fulfil their goal of providing a friendly, inspiring and creative space for students. From the moment you walk into the studio you will be introduced to using the tools of the trade and learning new skills and techniques for the project at hand, whether it’s a Christmas decoration or unique gift, from skilful professionals.

Price: £40

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Wood Burning Decorations Workshop

Location: Borough, South East London

Do you have a burning desire to make original and unique Christmas decorations? This workshop led by Maika will show you that writing with fire needn’t be as scary as it sounds.

As this class will take you through the steps on the basics of wood burning, it is suitable for beginners or anyone wanting to learn specific techniques. Learn how to draw your own Christmas designs freehand or simply become more comfortable using the different shaped iron tips and enjoy your journey into Pyrography!

This workshop gives you the opportunity to exercise your creativity with plenty of wood samples, you will then head home with a choice of up to three items including a keepsake box, coasters, key rings or wooden spoons and spatulas all with your own individual Christmas design as well as your new skills and knowledge.

Made by Maika has pyrography and wood burning workshops for students to make bespoke gifts and artwork. If you want a workshop that takes you through the basics of this unique art form as well as teaches you how to use this method to make personalised Christmas decorations, this workshop will help you reach your wood burning craft ambitions.

Price: £40

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Make Your Own Silver Pendant Gift Class

Location: Dalston, East London

This workshop is perfect for getting you started in the wonderful craft of jewellery making. Classes with Marcia Vidal promote the belief that jewellery is essential to expressing your individual fashion and character.

Whether you want to make a piece of jewellery for yourself for the winter months this festive season or as a gift for your family and friends, this workshop will help you learn all the techniques needed to texture silver as well as how to neatly saw out a shape of your choosing.

All materials are included in the workshop so you can concentrate on designing and developing this impressive craft skill. As well as leaving with a gorgeous new piece of jewellery for yourself or for someone as a gift, you will also have an understanding of the core practices of jewellery making.

Marcia Vidal has a rich history of creating and designing jewellery as well as a wealth of experience running jewellery making workshops for students who are looking for a mindful and peaceful craft workshop. Jewellery making workshops are the perfect way to unwind this festive season as well as provoke your creativity.

Price: £65

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Gingerbread House Decorating

Location: Belgravia, South West London

Create magical Christmas memories with family, friends and colleagues in this gingerbread making and decorating masterclass. Enjoy a complimentary glass of mulled wine and some mince pies in this workshop to help you get a taste of Christmas and get your creative juices flowing.

In this workshop you will be given your very own gingerbread making kit, which comes with everything you need to create your gingerbread house of dreams; delicious pre-baked gingerbread shapes, piping bags, cake boards, chocolate buttons, sweeties galore and more.

Professional baker, Nada Fahmy, will guide you through everything, from building to decorating, so you’ll leave with a fully completed gingerbread house, ready to use as a beautiful centrepiece in your home or gift to a loved one (that's if you manage to resist the sweet smell of gingerbread!)

MasterPeace is a drop-in art experience for adults who want to learn how to explore art mindfully and express themselves creatively. This mouthwatering workshop will help you fill your tummy as well as your home with festive treats this Christmas.

Price: £45

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Christmas Decorations and Gift Making

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Location: Haringey, North London

Creating your own Christmas gifts and decorations is a rewarding and fulfilling way to get you in the mood for the festive period. Make something personal and memorable that will make you smile every year when you open your box of decorations!

Using moulds, casts and various hand building and decoration techniques, you can create beautiful original and personalised Christmas decorations and gifts for friends and family.

Make and decorate baubles and other tree decorations using slips and underglazes. The workshop is a two hour class with all the teaching and materials you could need to make your own special Christmas ornaments and gifts.

Studio1Ceramics classes are taught in a welcoming and bright environment where students can work safely and comfortably. Teachers in their workshops are passionate about helping students unlock their pottery potential and get creative with clay! This workshop is the perfect opportunity for students to both experience the versatile nature of ceramics as well as create their own festive pottery pieces.

Price: £35

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London has endless Christmas craft activities to get you in the spirit of Christmas. Whether you want to learn embroidery to decorate your clothing and furniture with Christmas designs or get artsy this Christmas and make your own meaningful and personalised Christmas decorations, Christmas craft workshops will not only make you feel merry but also content with your new crafty skills! Start a new yearly Christmas tradition or discover a new hobby to develop all year round. From classic Christmas cards to innovative Christmas macrame furnishings, Christmas craft courses in London will help anyone and everyone wanting to celebrate Christmas with crafts.

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