Whether someone is a beginner or an advanced sewist, the holidays are the perfect time to indulge in extra special sewing accoutrements. Here are a few of my top picks, including some personal favorites and some from the top of my sewing wish-list. What's on the top of your list this year?
15 Holiday Gifts for Sewists
1. Scissors Sweatshirt
Wear your hobby on your chest with this super cool sweatshirt.
2. Thread snips
Hard to believe but I don't actually have a pair of these. But I know sewists love them and I hope to try them out some day.
3. Unicorn embroidery scissors
How can you not love UNICORN SCISSORS!!!
4. Pin magnet
A pin magnet is super useful, because sooner or later you will definitely spill some pins and a magnet is the best way to pick them up extra quickly.
5. Colette Sewing Planner
I received a copy of the sewing planner back in September and I've loved using it to record all my makes. See my review here.
6. Fashionary sketchbook
One of my goals is to build my fashion sketching skills but in the meantime, the fashionary sketchbook provides a croquis to draw all your fashion ideas on.
7. 2017 Embroidery Calendar Kit from Purl Soho
Even the most dedicated of sewists, gets curious about other crafts from time to time. A great way to learn a new skill and try out a new craft is with a kit. This calendar kit is a great end-of-year gift and the perfect intro to embroidery.
8. Tailor's Beeswax
Hand sewing can be tedious but it's much more enjoyable with the right tools.
9. No Regrets Enamel Pin
The perfect stocking stuffer for all your sewist buddies.
10. Ceramic Button Pattern Weights
I tend to use whatever is at hand for a pattern weight but these little cuties would be the cutest cutting companions.
11. Fringe Supply Co. Field Bag
Everyone can use a bag or three and the Field Bag is the ultimate for crafters.
12. Maker Tee from Megan Nielsen
I love the design of this tee and a part of the proceeds go to fight human trafficking.
13. The Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking
An essential for any beginning garment sewist.
14. Reader's Digest Guide to Sewing
This has been my go-to sewing reference for over a decade.
15. Acorn Tape Measure
Seriously the cutest tape measure ever.