Are you looking for gifts for people who sew? Or are you the one who sews and are looking for ideas for what to add to your Christmas or birthday list? I've rounded up the best gifts for sewers (that's sew-ers, not the pipes that carry, ahem, drainage water and waste matter!). You'll never be short of ideas for gifts for the sewing enthusiast with this collection of more than 100 sewing-themed gifts.
This post has been updated for Christmas 2018.
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Left: Make your own jewelry with the Tiny Hoops mini-embroidery kits.
Right: This necklace features a ruler with spool, scissors, button charms.
Left: I Love Sewing charms from Loretta's Beads. See more cute sewing-themed charms at Loretta's Beads.
Right: Keep Calm and Sew On pendant from Charmed Collective.
Left: Sewing Machine charm that fits Pandora bracelets from East West Creations.
Right: Sewing machine necklace from Tea and Tentacles.
Left: Sewing brooch from Pins with Personality
Right: Singer sewing machine earrings from Shooting Nelly
Left: Bobbin necklace from Tanith
Right: She Believed She Could SEW She Did necklace from Gutsy Goodness
Left: Sewing machine enamel pin from Punky Pins
Right: Thread spool brooch from Pin It Pals
Left: Sewing tape measure bangle from B&G Creations.
Right: Sewing machine pendant necklace from Montour Designs.
Left: Annabell & Louise have another sewing tape measure bracelet, this time with a sewing machine and rose charm.
Right: QuiltKween has some great enamel pins, including this cute rotary cutter pin.
Stylish Sewing Accessories Gifts
Left: Your tape measure can be cute too. Check out these patchwork retractable tape measures on Etsy.
Right: Doughnut sewing pattern weights from Kiddy Lizzy.
Left: These Eiffel tower scissors are so cute.
Right: Tula Pink Shears are practical and fun too.
Left: Needle minders are handy when you're doing hand sewing. I like the Pastel Butterfly Cross Stitch Needle Minder from Maggies Minders.
Right: Sewing Needle case from Kelly's Magnets
Left: Creations by K and PJ has some gorgeous luxury Seam Rippers and Unpickers
Right: Gorgeous seam ripper from Sweetchild Jewelry
Left: Another pretty seam ripper, this time from Nick's Wood Craft Shop.
Right: Clover Thread Cutter Pendant is a pretty necklace that doubles as a useful tool when travelling.
Left: Wonder clips make a great stocking stuffer for sewists (and you can never have too many)!
Right: Get the pug tape measure for the sewing enthusiast that loves dogs too.
Left: Unicorn embroidery scissors
Sewing-Themed Wall Decor gift ideas
Left: "Any day spent sewing is a good day" banner from Dingila
Right: The sewing machine vinyl record wall clock by TokTikVinyl is so cool!
Find more sewing room wall art ideas here.
Decorative Sewing Pins
Left: Cute butterfly sewing pins by Purely Simple Designs
Right: Mini thread spool pins from Nadelwerk
Left: Decorative Quilting Bee pins from Pincushion Crazy
Right: Heart sewing pins from ListaLu
Left: Mushroom decorative pins from Purely Simple Designs
Right: Flower sewing pins from Pincushion Crazy
Left: Fruit is often used for pincushions, and I love this spotty apple pin cushion.
Right: This spool-shaped magnetic pin bowl from Snuggly Monkey Crafts is a great alternative to a pin cushion. It comes in a range of colours.
Left: A cactus is a classic style of pincushion and looks so funny covered in pins. So Cuties has a great range of cactus pincushions, but I love this nerdy one!
Right: Lolka makes adorable hedgehog pin cushions.
Left: Crafty J Designs has gorgeous felt pin cushions and needle cases, with lots of pretty details, including handbags and hat designs.
Right: Maise Taylor Designs has adorable Chicken pincushions.
Left: Adjustable Wool Pincushion ring from Collecting Life.
Right: And they may not be the cutest, but a magnetic pincushion does come in handy (especially when you've spilt your pins!).
Sewing Machine Cases and Trolleys
Left: Classy Sewing Machine Trolley in Purple from Amazon
Right: Mascot Metropolitan Tutto Machine Case On Wheels from Amazon.
Left: The maker's workbook is great for organising your sewing projects
Right: Sew Crafty Sewing journal
Left: Quilter's Yearbook is an interactive journal with a series of sewing challenges.
Right: Scrappy Project Planner by Lori Holt
Find more sewing journals and planners here.
Left: Sew Snip Press Repeat T-shirt from Amazon
Right: Sewing is my Superpower T-shirt from Tee Dino.
Left: I sew, therefore I am T-shirt from Sparkle and Comfort
Right: Sew On and Sew Forth T-shirt from The Homespun Garden
Left: Kelly Green Sewing Machine T-Shirt from Caustic Threads
Right: Sew Machine Tshirt from Spreadshirt
Left: Fabricologist T-shirt from Quitees
Left: The Arranger 60+ Thread Rack from Amazon.
Right: Peels Thread spool huggers
Posh Craft has some gorgeous wooden sewing boxes.
Left: Creative Options Thread Organizer
Right: Mega Rack II Thread Rack and Organizer
This OTT craft lamp is perfect for shedding a bit more light on a project and the organizer makes sure all your supplies are close at hand.
Left: A Sidewinder is a great gadget to have on hand when your bobbin runs out.
Right: A bias tape maker folds and presses to create single fold bias tape in a flash.
Left: For a cheaper, more manual option, get the bias tape maker kit.
Right: A cordless iron makes pressing so much easier without having to deal with the cord.
Left: The Cricut Maker makes cutting fabric for applique and quilting so easy.
Right: The Sizzix Big Shot is another option for making cutting fabric for applique and quilting a breeze.
Left: The AccuQuilt GO! Fabric Cutter is another sewing gadget to make cutting fabric quick and easy.
Right: Clover desk needle threader helps you thread your hand sewing needles effortlessly.
Sewing Kits gift ideas
Sewing kits are a great way to gift a craft project - maybe you can buy a kit for something you want to be sewn for yourself!
Left: Zenbroidery kit is a great way for someone who loves to sew to get into the colouring fad.
Right: Sew up a simple and gorgeous dress with this sewing kit from Little Ragsmith.
Left: Charlotte the fox sewing kit is an adorable hand-sewing kit project (and there are a lot more kits from Cynthia Treen Studios).
Right: Snow embroidery kit from Oh Sew Bootiful looks so sweet!
Find more sewing/craft kits for adults here!
Sewing Machine Gift Ideas
Is your sewing friend using a basic sewing machine? Maybe it's time to upgrade to a sewing machine with more features.
If they're happy with their current sewing machine if they sew clothes, would they like a serger or overlocker?
If they already have a serger, would they like a cover-stitch machine to add to their collection?
Or maybe they'd like to try machine embroidery with an embroidery machine.
Online Sewing Class Gift Certificates
I love taking online sewing classes and any of these would make a great gift for a sewist:
There are lots of classes on Craftsy for quilting and sewing, and you can send any class as a gift. Here are all the details for how to do it. (And if you pick the wrong class, the recipient can easily swap it for a class they do want.)
Gift a CreativeBug subscription and give someone unlimited access to sewing classes for 3, 6 or 12 months.
BurdaStyle University is another option for gifting sewing classes.
Unusual Sewing Gifts
Left: For something a little different, buy this sewing machine music box. So vintage, so cute!
Right: "Any day spent sewing is a good day" Coffee Mug
Left: Shiny Happy World sells these adorable sewing-themed USB flash drives.
Right: Join the Sewciopath gang with this iron-on patch from Odd One Out.
Left: Sewing Nail Decals from Amazon.
Right: Sewing Nail Art Decals from iMagic Designs on Etsy
Left: "Beautiful things come together one stitch at a time" mug from artRuss.
Right: Sewing machine temporary tattoo from Tattoorary
This sewing bag charm would be perfect on a bag zipper pull or a keychain (and it might stop hubby from accidentally taking my keys!).
Sewing Magazine Gift Subscriptions
Sewing Magazine subscriptions are another great idea. Here are a few to consider:
Wow! This list was much longer than I expected! There are so many sewing gift ideas for mom, grandma or anyone else who sews! Which gifts for sewiing lovers are on your list, and what have I missed?
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