10 Gift Ideas for Sewers

Posted by on Nov 29, 2013 in Sewing | Comments


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.

Girl in Jelly Bean Skirt - Pattern on Craftsy.com

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.

Sewing Vintage THe Flirty Day Dress

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!

 

Sewing Studio Class on Craftsy

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.

Craftsy tee shirt

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?

Silver Sewing Clips

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.

Elephant softies Pattern

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.

Easy Leggings Pattern

7. Leggings

For: The sewer with too little time

A gal can never have too many leggings, and with this Easy Leggings pattern, she can make them for herself, her family, and her friends in a snap! See more sewing patterns here.

Iconic Tweed Jacket class

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.

Rotary Cutter for Sewing

9. Olfa Splash rotary cutter

For: Everyone

This pretty and functional new rotary cutter by Olfa will make a “splash” in the sewing studio!

Sewing with Knits

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.

Need even more ideas? Craftsy has oodles of gifts perfect for sewers. You might even find a few things you yourself just can’t live without!

What is your most-wished-for sewing item this holiday season?