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Stitch your way into the season with Gingerbread Lane Christmas crafts that look good enough to eat!

Crafter's Companion – 11/07/21

Filled with sugar and spice and all things nice, the Gingerbread Lane fabric range from Threaders will help you create the most beautiful Christmas home made decorations and keepsakes to decorate your home or give as gifts!

From classic gingerbread men and adorable houses decorated with sugar frosting to candy canes, hearts and Christmas cookies – the adorably illustrated designs in this range will bring all the joy of the happiest season to your festive sewing and quilting! 

This Scandi-inspired range of five beautiful designs puts a modern spin on traditional Christmas colours with a sweet pastel palette of sky blue and candy pink alongside classic berry red.

Made from 100% cotton, this fabric is soft to the touch and so easy to work with, making it perfect for creating Christmas projects! There are so many ways to use Gingerbread Lane fabric to create stunning homemade gifts for friends and family, or craft matching accessories to fill your home with sweet and seasonal goodies!

Let’s take a look at some stunning seasonal soft craft creations!

Napkin Rings, Crackers, Hats and Coasters

Set the table with some serious hand crafted style with matching napkin rings, crackers, coasters and party hats! These complementary sets will give your Christmas dinner table a sense of warm cheer, plus you can use them again and again

For beginner sewists, there’s no better place to start than with a simple drinks’ coaster! This straightforward shape is a great way to gain confidence in your stitching skills before moving onto more complex patterns.

Christmas Stocking

Make those magical Christmas Eve moments even more special with a beautiful Christmas stocking that’s been hand-made with love. Mix and match the different designs to create a sweet and festive design or create a classic red stocking with a patterned cuff –

Christmas Bunting

Why not deck your halls with you own creativity by crafting a stunning soft craft Christmas Bunting! This project is a great way to play with different combinations of the Gingerbread Lane fabric designs – and you can customise it with any Christmas sentiment you like!

Advent Calendar

If you’re a more confident soft crafter, the variety of prints in this fabric collection are perfect for crafting a beautiful Advent Calendar, with pockets to fill with treats for each day.

This beautiful calendar uses cut-out details and images from the different Gingerbread Lane fabrics to create something to be used and cherished for years to come!

Christmas Gift Bags

This versatile range of fabric also forms a fantastic base to craft cute Christmas Gift Bags in all shapes and sizes! From a simple tie-top bag to cute and embellished tote bags, these patterns offer a sweet way to present those special Christmas gifts and treats.

Patchwork

The Gingerbread Lane collection includes a mixture of medium-scale and small-scale patterns
hand-selected to perfectly match and complement each other. This makes it ideal for a whole host of patchwork projects! From cushion covers and table runners to stunning patchwork quilts – this is surely the cutest way to get cosy and comfortable this Christmas!

Christmas Gift Wrapping

No sewing required! If you’re a total beginner but want to have a go with these gorgeous fabric designs then why not wrap your gifts up in fabric, tie with a knot and finish with some festive foliage. This is an easy and eco-friendly way to give gifts, and your recipient will receive an extra gift of some stunning Christmas fabric!

Christmas Baubles

If these sweet and seasonal fabric patterns have caught your eye, why not fill your home with Gingerbread Lane Christmas baubles! Stitch a cute patchwork design, put together a pinwheel of designs or simply tie fabric around a bauble – whatever your ability there’s a Christmas decoration for you.

Gingerbread Lane Fabric Designs

There are five Gingerbread Lane fabric designs to choose from and you can order them separately in one continuous length – from half a metre up to 8 metres. 

Or try them all out at once with a Five-Piece Fat Quarter Bundle or a Five-Piece Half Metre Bundle. So you can find your favourite and fire up the sewing machine! Let’s take a closer look at all five designs:

Gingerbread Lane: This fabric features a fairytale village of gingerbread houses with the sweetest decorations and a delicate icy blue background. 

Gingerbread  Shapes: This fabric features a fun pattern packed with gingerbread men, angels, candy canes, Christmas decorations and so much more! 

Cookies: This fabric features a modern pattern of cute jam-filled biscuits in red and white against a robin-red background.

Star Bunting: This fabric features strings of cute stars in shades of blue and red, against a soft white background. 

Hearts: This fabric features a delicate Scandi pattern of hearts and dots in light blue against a white background.

We can’t wait to see what you make with the Threaders Gingerbread Lane Fabric Collection!
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