Last-minute designer-maker Christmas gifts


If you've still got some presents to find, here are some stylish gift ideas from independent designers which might just fill that gap in someone's stocking. Final order date for all the products below is Wednesday 18 December, so you've got a few days left! Prickle Press is London-based Rachel Stanners, who creates beautiful letterpress cards, prints and bespoke pieces. Her Fly Me Away print would be a stunning present for a travel-lover or daydreamer.

Fly Me Away print

The Craft Closet takes all the effort out of choosing a gift for your creative and crafty friends and family. Their unique craft kits come with everything you need to make a great range of projects, including knitted purses and baby blocks. There are projects suitable for everyone from beginners to experts!

Knitted purse kit

Alfamarama is the brand name of Portuguese architect and designer Pedro Vieira. He hand-prints Moleskine notebooks with quirky and witty slogans - this one is perfect for keeping track of all the new year's resolutions that get dreamed up over Christmas.

new year's resolution notebookJoanna Corney is a textile and homeware designer based on the South Coast, and you can see the influence of her native Brighton in her beautiful line drawings which she screenprints onto a range of homeware including wallpaper, lampshades and cushions. This coaster set showcases her love of architecture and clean lines.

Deco building coaster set