18 Handmade Christmas Gifts from Australia that you can send

Finding the perfect Christmas gift to send to loved ones, whether overseas or across our wonderful country, can be tricky but don’t panic. We have you covered each year at our Christmas market, where you’ll find over 260 designers and producers showcasing their Australian Made product. Finding the perfect Christmas gift is easier than ever. Whether you’re shopping for a friend, siblings, parents, teacher or grandparents, we have something for everyone. Start making your list and make sure you check it twice!

Below are just some of the makers you will have found at our Canberra Christmas Market that was held on December 8th, 9th & 10th, 2023.

Little Cotton Ears Pretend Play Icecream Set
Little Cotton Ears creates unique handcrafted children’s toys. Always thinking about safety, they ensure all their products are made of natural and safe materials. Little Cotton Ears products will surely delight the little ones in your family this Christmas.
Shannon Dwyer Artist Gifts
Shannon Dwyer is an Australian artist whose playful style creates a wonderful sense of movement and character. Using watercolours and intricate ink strokes/patterns, her work is inspired by Australia’s phenomenal wildlife and the hope that onlookers are motivated to appreciate them even more.
My Favourite Apron Co. Daisy Oven MIts
My Favourite Apron Co is perfect for the home baker or budding Master Chef in your family. All products use only the best, medium weight, 100% cotton fabric and vintage buttons. Imagine what they might make you to say thank you!
Bandicute Personalised Wooden Name Puzzle
Bandicute is a creative mother-daughter team with a range of Australian-made clothing, hand printed homewares, and laser cut earrings. Bandicute products are colourful and fun with a real Aussie theme.
Anna Sutherland Bright Pink and Orange Pillow
Anna Sutherland is a textile designer and screen printer passionate about creating vibrant and unique designs, screen printing intricate patterned lengths of fabric and tea-towels with a retro influence.
Blackwattle Alpaca Yarn and Fibre Rainbow Wool
The Blackwattle Alpaca Yarn and Fibre team creates hand dyed yarn and fibre from their farm-based dye studio. Their dyed yarns are like works of art, perfect for the knitter or crocheter on your gift list.
Carmen Hui Art & Illustration Nutella and Vegemite Farmhouse Kitchen Art
Inspired by nature, Carmen Hui’s drawings are delicate with a playful Australiana twist. Each drawing is a labour of love using layers of coloured pencil strokes. Her work alludes to a narrative evoking fond memories and emotions.
Happy Day People Puzzles
Happy Day People are a mother-daughter team born and bred in Melbourne. Angela & Claudia founded Happy Day People with the desire to create items that are colourful, funny and celebrate Australia. Angela & Claudia are inspired by Australia’s pop culture, nature and humour and are passionate about creating considered, quality products..
Urban Greens Co Grow Your Own Herbs and Flowers Kits
Urban Greens Co is a small boutique brand designing gift lines that grow and create joy, not landfill. Their range includes sustainable garden starter grow kits, windowsill microgreen kits, fabulous new seed balls to scatter and grow, cool and quirky screen printed compostable kitchen sponge/dish cloths and clever carry your cutlery sets to help say no to single-use plastic.
Sarah Allen Illustration Height Chart
Sarah Allen is an illustrator, visual artist and children’s author from Melbourne. Through her bright, colourful artwork, she fosters a connection to nature. Sarah’s picture books, Busy Beaks and Jumping Joeys, introduce young nature lovers to Australian wildlife. Sarah has created a range of art prints, nursery art and recycled stationery goods to share her love of nature.
Craft Make Do Golden Wattle Modern Cross Stitch Kit
Embrace your creative side with a Craft Make Do DIY craft kit. Step away from the rush of everyday life and take some me-time with one of their slow stitching kits or create some fabulous earrings with their jewellery kits. They make modern cross stitch, embroidery and jewellery kits that are perfect for beginners and experienced makers alike.
Binko Banko On the Bookshelf Dangle Earrings
Binko Banko brings a new edge to the world of accessories, combining both art and jewellery design to create unique wearable pieces. With a focus on bold patterns and bright colours Binko Banko creates designs to match every personality and style. Each piece is made and painted by hand on the Northern Beaches in NSW.

This Christmas your gift-giving can be more personal, thoughtful and less stressful by shopping from the designers and producers at our Canberra Christmas Market each year. If you can’t get to any of our markets, our Australian Made Directory is also a wonderful place to browse for gifts that can be sent directly to the recipient on your behalf!