Small Business Festive Gift Guide 2021

By Esther Ellard

Makerversity is jam packed with creative individuals and innovative businesses, so we wanted to take a moment to share some of these businesses who’s products and services would make excellent gifts this festive season.

Some are current members, some alumni, and some friends of Makerversity. It’s the perfect time of year to support a small business, especially during what has been a particularly challenging time for startups.

Atlas Works

Beautiful glassware made in the Atlas Mountains, run by couple power team Tom & Becky who have been Makerversity members for years. They make perfect gifts for yourself too!


Terrarium kits to make at home, as well as in person team building workshops. You can’t beat some miniature gardening…


Leather wallets, card holders, pens, hip flasks and clever little key rings that hold your emergency fivers.


Plastic free shampoos and shower gels, cleverly packaged in endlessly recyclable cans – and they smell delicious too!


Innovative and beautifully made homeware. With their magic build system, anyone can put together the flat pack furniture in minutes, promise.


Small batch handmade jackets & bags, they also do face coverings gorgeous linen face coverings.

Petit Pli

Petit Pli make clothes THAT GROW. That’s right, buy one for a child and it will fit them for years, utilising their clever pleated fabric system.

Stack Magazines

Get your hands on a magazine subscription to receive the best of the worlds independent magazines straight through your door.

Pattern Project

Know someone who’s a novice seamstress? or just keen to buy and wear sustainable, well fitted clothing? this is for them, Pattern Project will send you the fabric pattern, you sew it together. A perfect fit.


There are tonnes of amazing products being made and created at Makerversity, we can’t feature everyone but a special mention to Jewel Carriageway jewellery, Jean-Luc Ambridge Lavelle technical clothing designer, Indigo Works indigo farm & workshops, Re_considered upcycled clothes and Gomi speaker made from plastic waste.

To check out all current members and alumni, click here.

Want more news from Makerversity?

sign up to our mailing list and receive inspiring updates, hot off the press
Posted By Esther Ellard