Last Minute Gift Ideas


It’s that time of year, when you’re looking to purchase the right gifts for your loved ones, friends and family. We decided to put together a quick, albeit last minute, Holiday Gift Guide. This guide features a few of our amazing Chattery teachers’ handmade goodies and services - we can’t wait to share them with you!

These items are one-of-a-kind, special and unique. You won’t only be purchasing an amazing gift, but you’ll be supporting our local artists and entrepreneurs. It’s a win, win.

Let the Holiday Gift Guide begin:

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Lettering with Lesley

Lesley Miller is a master teacher when it comes to all things lettering. She has classes that are available online through her site, and through The Chattery. Lesley’s Beginner Hand Lettering Kit includes four pens, a pencil, workbook, tracing paper, and lifetime access to instructional videos! With more than 70 minutes of instruction, you will master the basics of hand lettering and be ready to letter anything. This is recommended for ages 12 and up. [$45]

The Dear Fox

Sarah Olivio creates handmade clothes and embroidery designs that are perfect for a holiday gift! This Started from the Bottom Now We’re Here Hand Embroidery makes such a cute handmade wall accessory! Be sure to check out the rest of the items in The Dear Fox’s Etsy store.

Elea Blake Cosmetics

Darin Wright has taught many makeup-related classes with us. Darin’s makeup line and cosmetic studio is incredible (check it out: 831 Chestnut Street). They have a variety of products that would make wonderful stocking stuffers and long-lasting gifts.

Sewn to the Sea

Carrie Pendergrass creates beautiful mixed media work primarily focused on printmaking. She has cards and stationery, prints, textiles, and more. Carrie’s Color Me! Black & White Holiday Cards make great gift options. They’re designed around the idea of coloring pages, so you or your children can color them for your friends or loved-ones. Be sure to check out the rest of Carrie’s products.

Dish T’ Pass

A great gift for a loved ones, family and friends is to come together and learn how to cook! Dish T’ Pass offers cooking classes for adults and children - it’s the gift that keeps on giving. Dish T’ Pass has various formats for classes, from traditional hands-on cooking classes to competitions such as “Chopped” or “Restaurant Wars.” Visit their website for more info.

Happy shopping!

Hannah Waggoner