The Etsy Black Friday 2023 sale is going to be bigger than ever before, with up to 60% off gifts for the festive season.


This Christmas, show your loyalty and support to the very best indie designer-makers by picking up handmade gifts, craft supplies and party outfits in the Etsy Black Friday 2023 sale. Give the gift of handmade this Christmas!

Does Etsy take part in Black Friday?

Etsy has taken part in Black Friday every year since their launch in 2017 giving a significant discount to hundreds of independent brands on their site. Etsy aims to bring you the best indie businesses from across the world in one easy place so you can shop small and sustainably.

We’ve gathered some gorgeous items that are in the Etsy Black Friday sale and there really is something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a personalised Christmas gift or an anniversary keepsake, now’s the time to nab a bargain and get those presents sorted.

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Etsy's Black Friday deals

DIY pottery kit (RRP £29.50)

DIY pottery kit

Save 20% with this fun DIY pottery kit. The perfect gift for the craft lovers in your life, this DIY pottery kit includes air dry clay, a steel scraper, a needle tool and real pressed flowers. You could make a delicate flower pot for your desk, or a jewellery tray to keep all of your earrings in one place!

DIY macramé kit (RRP £18.90)

Macramé Christmas decoration kit

Another DIY kit Black Friday Etsy deal to get your hands on! This DIY macramé kit has all you need (minus the scissors) to make three adorable Christmas tree decorations. Gift to loved ones, or show off your work by hanging the cute trees on your own tree.

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Vegan bendy soy candles (RRP £7.00)

Vegan bendy soy candles

Candles are certainly having their moment this year and our love affair looks to continue into 2023. Etsy is the place to find handmade candles with makers constantly upping their games presenting new shapes, hues, and delicious scents for the Etsy Black Friday 2023 sale. We love Nude Flame Candles’ hand-poured candles, and think they'd make a stunning piece of eye-catching home décor.

We’ve also rounded up 26 of the best candle making kits so you can give the mindful craft a go.

Plantable Christmas cards (RRP £4.00)

Plantable Christmas card

With discounts and multiple buy offers on Etsy this Black Friday, you can stock up on greeting cards to use all year round. We love these plantable Christmas cards by Love Rustic GB. The cards are made of 100% pre-consumer waste cotton and they're packed with bee-friendly flower seeds, so you can send a more eco-friendly Christmas message this season.

If you’d like to give cardmaking a go, follow our how to make cards tutorial.

Crotchet kit (RRP £28.00)

10 craft kit

When you’ve found the joy of crafting, the only thing better than gifting your handmade items is helping a friend to embrace a newfound hobby. The Etsy Black Friday 2023 sale will include lots of crafty gift sets, like the Stitching Me Softly beginner crochet kits for those looking to give the gift of craft this Christmas.

Find kits for crochet necklaces, plant pots, hats, and veg pouches, plus stylish stitch markers and necklace clasps. We’ve also rounded up 56 of the best craft kits for adults, there really is something for everyone.

Statement earrings (RRP £39.85)

Best Etsy Black Friday deals

Jewellery is the perfect stocking filler, and the Etsy Black Friday 2023 sale has a massive offering of handmade necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings to suit all your loved ones’ tastes. We love these green statement earrings from Ayr Tan. The funky earrings are handmade with recycled materials, and they'd make a stunning addition to any festive outfit!

Weaving loom kit (RRP £30.00)

Pastel coloured weaving loom

Weave your own scarves, blankets, or wall hangings with this weaving loom kit! Choose from a variety of yarn combinations, or opt for just the loom if you already have a plethora of yarns to choose from at home.

Custom Paint by Numbers Kit (RRP £39.99)

brown dog paint by number

Create your own personalised paint by number with this custom kit from Etsy! Send in your favourite photograph, and have it converted into a paint by number canvas with personalised paints - the perfect gift for a loved one, or relaxing activity to do yourself!

Scandi Christmas Engraved Rolling Pin (RRP £23.69)

Engraved rolling pin

Make the cutest Christmas cookies, or even pimp out your fondant icing with this festive engraved rolling pin. A top gift for the bakers in your life!

Wooden Yarn Bowl with Non-Slip Mat (RRP £62.20)

Wooden yarn bowl

Choose this beautifully made, XXL yarn bowl with non-slip mat from Etsy to store large balls of yarn. The yarn glides through the carved notch nicely and it holds the entire cake or skein of yarn you're using. The non-slip mat ensures the bowl stays put on whichever surface you place it.


We hope you’ve enjoyed our round-up of some of the exciting makers you can find on Etsy and join us in supporting independent makers during the Etsy Black Friday 2023 sale. We’ve also gathered the best sewing machine deals ahead of Black Friday so you can find the perfect machine for you at a heavily discounted price.


Phoebe Burt
Phoebe BurtSEO and Communities Editor, Gathered

Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.

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