21 amazing sewing gifts for sewists!

Published on 17 November 2020 By Holly Butteriss 3 min read

Looking for amazing sewing gifts for an enthusiastic maker? Look no further! We’ve rounded up our top sewing gift ideas you don’t want to miss out on. Whether they’re a sewist just getting started, or a passionate maker who already has a serious sewing stash, there’s definitely something for everyone!

1. The ultimate sewing kit

Got a budding sewist who needs to start their stash from scratch? This 167 piece professional sewing kit makes an extra special gift to get started in sewing.

Groves 167 Piece Professional Sewing Kit
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Groves 167 Piece Professional Sewing Kit

By Groves

2. Stash it in a sewing box

A perfect gift for sewers is a sewing box! They can stash all their sewing essentials in one easy-to--grab place and this one has our hearts skipping a stitch.

Groves Notions Sewing Box (Large)
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Groves Notions Sewing Box (Large)

By Groves

3. Rose gold heaven

Every sewist needs a good pair of embroidery scissors and what better gift for people than a pair of Milwards rose gold stork scissors? These stylish scissors will be a welcome addition to any sewists sewing box. 

Milward Rose Gold Stork Embroidery Scissors (11.5cm/4.5in)
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Milward Rose Gold Stork Embroidery Scissors (11.5cm/4.5in)

By Milward

4. Pin cushion perfection

This adorable flower shaped pin cushion is a perfect gift for sewers! It’ll look adorable in a craft room or tucked into a sewing box, easy to grab and stylish too.

Hobby Gift Scandi Floral Pincushion
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Hobby Gift Scandi Floral Pincushion

By Hobby Gift

5. Get organised

If your sewist friend is always getting tangled in their thread, this spool organiser is a great practical gift to give! 

Hemline 40 Spool Thread Organiser
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Hemline 40 Spool Thread Organiser

By Hemline

6. Cute craft bag

Got a stash that you need on the go? This craft bag is a great sewing gift idea! Stuff it with fabric scraps, thread and all the sewing essentials and you’re good to go.

Groves Two Hoots Maxi Craft Bag - Beige
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Groves Two Hoots Maxi Craft Bag - Beige

By Groves

7. Fantastic fat quarter bundles

Grab a bundle of fat quarters to make your friend the happiest sewist in the world! With so many fun sewing projects to make with fat quarters, this is the gift that keeps on giving.

Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Solids Fat Quarter Bundle - FQ-1528-20
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Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Solids Fat Quarter Bundle - FQ-1528-20

By Robert Kaufman

8. A thread head’s dream

This thread notebook is every sewist's dream come true! High quality thread in all the essential colours you’ll need for every project.

Gutermann Sewing Thread Notebook
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Gutermann Sewing Thread Notebook

By Gutermann

9. Magnetic seam guide magic

It might not look very exciting, but trust us when we tell you anyone who sews will love this! Super practical and easy to use, this is a fab sewing gift idea.

Prym Magnetic Seam Guide
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Prym Magnetic Seam Guide

By Prym

10.  Must-have ribbon

Grab this set of staple ribbon colours when you’re looking for gifts for people who sew! Extra ribbon is always handy and this set will definitely be put to good use during the festive season.

Trimits Ribbon Bundle: Christmas Grosgrain: 4m x 10mm: Assorted
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Trimits Ribbon Bundle: Christmas Grosgrain: 4m x 10mm: Assorted

By Trimits

11.  Fabulous fabric storage bucket

The perfect addition to any craft room this storage bucket is perfect for stashing lots of fabric and keeping it tidy and out of the way! 

Groves Rose Spot Fabric Storage Bucket
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Groves Rose Spot Fabric Storage Bucket

By Groves

12.  Keep your stash safe

This double-sided organiser is a great sewing gift idea, ideal for storing small accessories that are easy to lose.

Hemline Double Sided Organiser (M3014)
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Hemline Double Sided Organiser (M3014)

By Hemline

13. Think pink!

Finding a sewing gift has never been so easy! These gorgeous little collections of tonal cotton threads are a super stocking filler.

Gutermann Thread Set: Cotton No.30: 5 x 300m: Pinks/Purples
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Gutermann Thread Set: Cotton No.30: 5 x 300m: Pinks/Purples

By Gutermann

14.  Strip roll surprise

Grabbing a strip roll of different patterned fabrics is a great gift for people who sew. They’ll have so much to choose from, the possibilities are endless! 

Figo Fabrics Polar Magic 2.5in Strip Roll
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Figo Fabrics Polar Magic 2.5in Strip Roll

By Figo Fabrics

15. Snap up this scissor sharpener!

Super practical, this scissors sharpener is a great gift to give for a sewist who is always battling with blunt scissors.

Fiskars Scissor Sharpener
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Fiskars Scissor Sharpener

By Fiskars

16.  Super sewing box

For the serious sewist this sewing box is traditional, beautiful and super handy! This is a real treat and anyone who sews would fall head over heels for this gift.

Sewandso Sewing Box with Rose Quilt Cushion Lids, Painted White
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Sewandso Sewing Box with Rose Quilt Cushion Lids, Painted White

By Sewandso

17. Irresistible jacquard ribbon

Treat someone to something extra special and stock their stash with these luxurious ribbon! The perfect addition to any project.

Tilda  Sunkiss Jacquard Teal Ribbon 30 mm
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Tilda Sunkiss Jacquard Teal Ribbon 30 mm

By Tilda

18. Sew easy star templates 

For the avid sewist these star templates are great to make cutting out a tricky shape so much easier.

Sew Easy Mini Stars Template Set 4 sizes: 1 to 2 inches
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Sew Easy Mini Stars Template Set 4 sizes: 1 to 2 inches

By Sew Easy

19. Kitty snips!

These super cute mini kitty snippers are a great little gift to give to someone who sews! Easy to hook onto a keychain and use on the go, these snippers will be a welcome addition to any stash.

HiyaHiya Sleepy Kitty Snips
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HiyaHiya Sleepy Kitty Snips

By HiyaHiya

20. Stash bag

For the quilting enthusiast this ‘eat, sleep, quilt’ pouch is a cute little storage solution ideal for gifting.

Punch Studio Glam Bag - Eat Sleep Quilt
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Punch Studio Glam Bag - Eat Sleep Quilt

By Punch Studio

21. Desk caddy cuteness

We’re obsessed with this cute desk caddy for all your sewing bits! It’s the perfect place to keep all the essentials you want to grab quickly.

Groves Notions Sewing Box - Desk Caddy
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Groves Notions Sewing Box - Desk Caddy

By Groves

This list of the top gifts for sewers should make birthdays and holidays extra special! Whether it’s a sewing box to stash their supplies, or fabulous fabrics, you’ll love these sewing gifts!

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About the author

Holly Butteriss

Holly Butteriss is the Content Coordinator at LoveCrafts. Working closely with designers and influencers, Holly aims to inspire makers with lovely content and believes that “self expression is good for the soul”. Creative at heart, Holly will give any craft a go if she doesn’t have her nose in a book!

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