Wee crafty advent presents?

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Wee crafty advent presents?

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My Mum is a big crafter, and her birthday is a couple of days before Christmas. A few years ago I made her a birthday advent with wee crafty presents to open each day... But I can't remember where I got any of the stuff!

She dropped a very heavy hint that she'd like the same again - do any of you lovely crafty turtles have favourite websites you can recommend for picking up wee bits and pieces? From what I can remember it was a mixture of unusual stuff and nice pins etc - I'm hoping once I look at a couple of websites it will all start making sense again!

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The obvious place is Hobbycraft, but it depends what you are looking for. Textile Garden is really good for buttons of all types, and Wool Warehouse has a 'supplies and accessories' section that has things like little scissors and tape measures. There is also a category on eBay that has all sort of things : Other categories/Sports, Hobbies and Leisure/Art&Craft Supplies/. It is further subdivided from there, but you could have a browse and see what there is. It's a lovely idea, and will make a great present.

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Thanks Morgs, I'll check them out.

Turns out she's kept the wee paper bags I used last time, so at least I don't need to buy them again!

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Barnyarns is a great website for sewing notions, and there’s usually a discount code on their site for first time orders.
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The Range used to be pretty good for small crafty things too.

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Sue Hawkins does some lovely little cross stitch kits if your mum likes that sort of thing? There is everything from scissor keepers to door stops. I love the colours she puts together. I haven't done anything like this myself, but a friend of mine does them, and they are very pretty.

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