Friday, December 6, 2013

Top 6 Ugly Christmas Sweaters

(It was going to be top 5, but we just couldn't narrow it down!)

As the holidays approach, the hunt intensifies...not for the perfect Christmas tree, but for the perfect ugly Christmas sweater! Maybe you have a themed party to attend; perhaps it's just to wear to work to put you in a festive spirit...either way, the attraction to ugly Christmas sweaters seems to grow each year!

Now, we know that one man's treasure is another man's trash, and what some may consider the perfect "ugly" sweater, another may consider to be his/her favorite sweater without irony, so keep that in mind as you peruse the photos in this post and check out our Ugly Christmas Sweater Pinterest board! This post is all in good fun.

6. A nod to a classic Christmas movie:

5. Who said ugly Christmas sweaters actually have to be sweaters?

4. Tellin' it like it is:

3. Like quilts, some things are best when they are homemade:

2. Roaring fireplace, anyone?

1. Not sure anybody can beat this guy! Wow.

See any you especially like?
Better yet, do you own an ugly Christmas sweater? Put it on, take a photo and email it to us at fabriquiltblog (at) We'll add it to this post!

Great news! There's also a book about throwing your own ugly Christmas sweater party,

as well as a ribbon you can purchase to award to the best ugly sweater!

If they don't have one lurking in their own closet, many people have luck finding sweaters like these at Goodwill or local thrift shops.

If you strike out there, many stores now sell purposefully ugly sweaters.

Here are a couple fun sites we found:
Ugly Christmas Sweater


  1. I have to chuckle. Our local power company has this fun little Christmas amusement on their website:
    It is all for a good cause.
    (If my personal information appears, please remove before posting to the whole world.)

  2. Thanks for the smiles. I really think I want a pair of the leggings! lol

  3. dont have anything to add to this, I think you covered it........#3 is ugly

  4. OMG! Thank you for such a good laugh this morning!! I so needed it and I still am giggling over here! :)