Christmas Giving: Best Gifts for Sewists & Quilters

Creative tools for creative minds.

Creative folks are always easy to buy for. Why? Because they need lots of tools and gadgets to enjoy their craft. Well, maybe “need” is a bit of an overstatement. But they sure do “love” to get new tools and supplies. So if you’re wondering what to get that special sewist or quilter, your to-do list just got a whole lot easier.

Christmas Giving: Best Gifts for Sewists and Quilters

 


Christmas Gifts: What to Buy Sewists and Quilters First, the basics. There are some sewing supplies that every sewist and quilter must have. Think tape measures, seam rippers and straight pins. Having multiples of these items is okay – she’ll use them again again!

Christmas Gifts: What to Buy Sewists and Quilters Sometimes sewists forget to treat themselves with sewing baskets and other storage items. But they shouldn’t! They’re not just fun, they’re functional. After all, you can’t use those tools if you can’t find them!

Christmas Gifts: What to Buy Sewists and Quilters Garment sewists really need a dressform, and this is the season to indulge! Check out the variety of styles and sizes available here.Wondering where to buy them? Ask for dressforms in the sewing department of your favorite fabric retailer, or search for them online.

Christmas Gifts: What to Buy Sewists and Quilters The Dritz jumbo lint shaver and petite press are seasonal favorites. They make unique gifts for anyone who works with fabric. There’s also a great variety of all-purpose Dritz lint removal items that are handy for general household / laundry use.

Christmas Gifts: What to Buy Sewists and Quilters Virtually every sewing project needs pins. Dritz pearlized pins are colorful, and come in pinwheels or in small storage boxes. Check out the wide variety of Dritz straight pins that are available. There is no wrong choice!

Christmas Gifts: What to Buy Sewists and Quilters Elastic has been very popular with creatives this year! Why? Because it’s no longer a behind-the-scenes utilitarian material. It’s colorful, it’s ruffled, and it’s front and center in many DIY sewing and craft projects. What a great stocking stuffer!

Happy shopping and happy giving! There’s nothing better than the gift of creativity!

 

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