Quirky Christmas gifts on offer at Eastleigh's Sorting Office

Daily Echo: Hand-painted decorations by Denise Hughes Hand-painted decorations by Denise Hughes

THE artists and craftspeople of The Sorting Office studio in Eastleigh have made it their mission to spruce up your Christmas stockings with a whole range of handmade gift ideas.

Are you looking for a gift with a twist? Then jewellery maker, Joanne Tinley, offers bespoke bracelets and necklaces that women of all ages will love.

If, however, you’re not sure what your loved one would want, Joanne also offers one-to-one workshops in jewellery making. An opportunity to let someone create their own unique jewellery and have a great day out too.

Your winter warmers are sorted too – textile artist, Karen Head, has created a new range of unique handmade scarves that could brighten up any winter wardrobe. Karen also hosts workshops so you could even create your own felt scarf for an added personal touch.

Children and adults alike will adore Sewanna Boutique’s unique one-size-fits-all skirts which are an ideal pressie for that colourful character in your life (pictured below)Daily Echo: .


You can banish those decades-old decorations too as children’s illustrator, Denise Hughes, and glasswork artist, Carly Mann are both offering bespoke items to spruce up your Christmas tree.

And cards are covered too – illustrators, Denise Hughes and Iris Hill, have both printed their own ranges of unique hand-illustrated Christmas cards.

All these products are limited editions so get in touch and get your Christmas sorted while you can!

  • See more gift ideas at: facebook.com/ sortingofficestudios To purchase a gift, including bespoke items, contact Robert Leane on 023 8180 0364 or email Robert.leane @eastleigh.gov.uk


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