Sometimes finding the perfect gift for a friend or family member who is really “into” something you know little about can be a challenge. That’s why we have created an awesome list of gift ideas that should cover most of the sewing enthusiasts on your holiday shopping list.
1. Project Kits
For: The busy sewer
Make life easy for an on-the-go mom, and gift her with all of the supplies needed, including the fabric and custom pattern, to make this Reversible Jelly Bean Skirt Project Kit by Amy Gibson. You will eliminate the shopping hassle for her, and she can get right to creating an adorable skirt for a special girl.
2. Sewing Vintage class
For: The all-things-retro girl
Vintage is all the rage right now, and if you know someone who loves styles from an earlier era, give them the gift of The Flirty Day Dress class. Instructor Laura Nash walks students through how to properly fit a dress bodice, add authentic vintage details, and even make a custom petticoat for extra twirling fun!
3. Basic sewing techniques class
For: The wannabe sewer
Maybe you know someone who is dying to learn how to sew, but isn’t sure just where to start. Instructor Diana Rupp shows Sewing Studio students techniques that are used over and over again while they learn how to complete a pencil skirt and pillow.
4. Craftsy T-shirt
For: The sewer who loves Craftsy as much as you do
Everyone can use another T-shirt, and why not share the love of making things by gifting your friends with a custom Craftsy t-shirt?
5. Sewing Clips
For: A draper and fitter
If you know someone who prefers to drape fabrics when designing garments, these Getta Grip Clips developed by fashion designer Paul Gallo will be sure to please.
6. Elephant softies
For: The new mom and sewer
Babies will love using as much as mommies will love making these sweet and easy Elephant Softies.
For: The sewer with too little time
8. Chanel-style jacket class
For: The aspiring haute couture sewer
If you know someone who wants to take her sewing skills up a notch or two, The Iconic Tweed Jacket class is a great place to start.
9. Olfa Splash rotary cutter
This pretty and functional new rotary cutter by Olfa will make a “splash” in the sewing studio!
10. Sewing with Knits class
For: Sewers new to knit fabrics
Knits can be challenging, so let Meg McElwee show you how fun and rewarding it is to sew with them while making a fleecy hoodie, T-shirts, shorts and a dress in the class Sewing With Knits.