Sewists are often sewing gifts for others but what about them? Perhaps you wonder what to buy someone who sews?
I'm giving you 5 ideas for gifts that most sewers will actually use and appreciate.
When a sewist receives a thoughtful sewing gift they forever remember who gave it to them and appreciate it greatly. Make up a sewing goodie box for the sewers you know and love. The things suggested here make great stocking fillers!
You've got some inexpensive ideas here, check them out!
Why not surprise the sewer in your life with a cute little gift. Mechanical pencils are perfect for drawing precise lines when drafting patterns & sketching, a mechanical pencil is a useful tool in the sewing world. With no need for sharpening, these pencils are not only practical but also save time and mess. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, a mechanical pencil can be so helpful with all your sewing creations. An example of a set of mechanical pencils is here.
Another sewing essential that makes a great gift is tailors chalk. It provides clear markings that are easily erasable and is suitable for various fabric types and colors. As the lines are bold and distinct, it makes the process of cutting and stitching much easier. What's more? The marks can be removed by washing or brushing, making it a convenient tool to use. Plus, it's available in various colours, so you can have a selection that meets your various needs!
Wrist Pin Cushion
If you're looking for a gift that's both functional and stylish, a wrist pin cushion could be just the thing. It's not only a great way to keep pins close at hand but also adds a dash of style to your sewing routine. In fact, it's even better if you have more than one as you could keep one for silk pins and another for regular pins. The fancier the pin cushion, the better!
Retractable Tape Measures
A retractable tape measure can be a game-changer. These tape measures make it easier to take your own body measurements as they are retractable and will pin lock in place. This means you can easily use one hand to take measurements and rely less on an assistant.
Sewing Patterns from Independent Designers
Gift a sewer in your life with a sewing pattern from an independent designer. These often come with unique designs and detailed instructions, offering a new challenge for intermediate sewers. Plus, they are immediately downloadable, so there's no excuse to miss Christmas. A great example is the London Reign Dress from Miss J Sews, available at www.missjews.com.
Surprise the Sewist in Your Life with a Gift!
So there you have it, a list of thoughtful and useful gift ideas for the sewing enthusiast in your life. Remember, the best gifts are the ones that show you care and understand their hobbies and interests. So, why wait? Surprise the sewist in your life with a gift that they will truly appreciate and find useful.