Ultimate Gift Guide: 100+ Gifts for Sewers

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 2020.

Get your sewing friend or Mom the perfect gift for Christmas (or Mothers Day or Birthday) with this collection of fun gifts for sewers (that's sew-ers, or should I say sewist or seamstress???). From awesome stocking stuffers to jewelry, pin cushions, the cutest notions and sewing gadgets, and silly fun like temporary tattoes and mugs. Everything is there!

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Sewing Jewellery

  This necklace features a ruler with spool, scissors, button charms.

Left: Make your own jewelry with the Tiny Hoops mini-embroidery kits.
Right: This necklace features a ruler with spool, scissors, button charms.

I love sewing charms - jewelry gift for sewers  Keep calm and sew on pedant - great gift for sewers

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.

Sewing Machine Pandora Charm - great gift for sewers 

Left: Sewing Machine charm that fits Pandora bracelets from East West Creations.
Right: Sewing machine necklace from Missing Pieces Studio.


Left: Sewing brooch from Pins with Personality
Right: Singer sewing machine earrings from Shooting Nelly

Necklace and earring set with bobbins, beads and tape measures.  

Left: Bobbin and tape measure necklace from Codie Corner Creations
Right: She Believed She Could SEW She Did necklace from Gutsy Goodness

Sewing machine enamel pin Spool of thread enamel pin

Left: Sewing machine enamel pin from Punky Pins
Right: Thread spool enamel pin from Justine Gilbuena

Sewing tape measure bangle Sewing machine pendant necklace

Left: Sewing tape measure bangle from B&G Creations.
Right: Sewing machine pendant necklace from Montour Designs.

Measuring Tape Cuff Bracelet Quilty Friends Rock enamel pin

Left: Bracelets by Linda have another sewing tape measure bracelet.
Right: Rene Creates has some great enamel pins, including this cute Quilty Friends Rock pin.

Stylish Sewing Accessories Gifts

Patchwork Retractable Sewing Tape Measure Doughnut Sewing Pattern Weights

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.

Eiffel Tower Scissors 

Left: These Eiffel tower scissors are so cute.
Right: Tula Pink Shears are practical and fun too.

Pastel Butterfly Cross Stitch Needle Minder 

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 

Luxury seam ripper 

Left: Creations by K and PJ has some gorgeous luxury Seam Rippers and Unpickers 
Right: Gorgeous seam ripper from Sweetchild Jewelry

Seam ripper made from purple heart timber    

Left: You can find more pretty seam rippers at Nick's Designer Pens.
Right: Clover Thread Cutter Pendant is a pretty necklace that doubles as a useful tool when travelling.


Clover wonder clips packet  Pug dog tape measure

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.

Unicorn sewing or embroidery scissors

Left: Add a bit of magic to your sewing kit with these Unicorn embroidery scissors.

Sewing-Themed Wall Decor gift ideas

Sewing wall hanging banner Sewing themed vinyl record wall clock

Left: "Any day spent sewing is a good day" banner from Dingila
Right: The sewing vinyl record wall clock by Elena's Clocks is so cool!

Find more sewing room wall art ideas here.

Decorative Sewing Pins

Butterfly Decorative Sewing Pins - gift for sewers Mini thread spool decorative sewing pins

Left: Cute butterfly sewing pins by Purely Simple Designs
Right: Mini thread spool pins from Pinks and Needles

Decorative Quilting Bees - Bee Pins - Pincushion Pins - Sewing Accessory - Insect Pins - Gift for Quilter - Fancy Sewing Pins - Sewing Gift Heart sewing pins, decorative pins

Left: Decorative Quilting Bee pins from Pincushion Crazy
Right: Heart sewing pins from ListaLu

 Decorative Sewing Pins - Embellishment Pins - Flower Sewing Pins - Flower Power - Flower Pins - Sewing Supplies - Gift for Sewers Quilters

Left: Mushroom decorative pins from Purely Simple Designs
Right: Flower sewing pins from Pincushion Crazy


Apple pin cushion (with optional strawberry). Perfect gift for sewists  Thread spool magnetic pin bowl

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.

Cactus pin cushion  

Left: A cactus is a classic style of pincushion and looks so funny covered in pins. The Cactus Garden Shop has a great range of cactus pincushions, but I love this nerdy one!
Right: Lolka makes adorable hedgehog pin cushions.

  Chicken pin cushion gift for sewers

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.

Felt pin cushion ring     

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.

Sewing Journal

Quilter's Yearbook: 52 Weeks to Explore Your Inner Quilt Genius and Have Some Fabric Fun 

Left: Quilter's Yearbook is an interactive journal with a series of sewing challenges.
Right: Scrappy Project Planner by Lori Holt

Left: The maker's workbook is great for organising your sewing projects

Find more sewing journals and planners here.

Sewing-Themed T-shirts

Sew Snip Press Repeat sewing Tshirt for women Sewing is my superpower Tshirt

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

  Sewing Machine tshirt

Left: Kelly Green Sewing Machine T-Shirt from Caustic Threads
Right: Sew Machine Tshirt from Spreadshirt

Fabricologist sewing Tshirt

Left: Fabricologist T-shirt from Quitees

Sewing Books

Sewing Organisers


Left: The Arranger 60+ Thread Rack from Amazon.
Right: Peels Thread spool huggers

Wooden sewing box

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.

Sewing Gadgets


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.

Cricut Maker   

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.

Accuquilt Go fabric cutter    

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.

  Unicorn embroidery kit

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: This unicorn embroidery kit from Oh Sew Bootiful looks so sweet!

Find more sewing/craft kits for adults here!

Sewing Machine Gift Ideas

Janome sewing machine

Is your sewing friend using a basic sewing machine? Maybe it's time to upgrade to a sewing machine with more features.

Janome serger

If they're happy with their current sewing machine if they sew clothes, would they like a serger or overlocker?

Janome Cover Pro

If they already have a serger, would they like a cover-stitch machine to add to their collection?

Janome Embroidery Machine

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:


Gift Bluprint membership

There are lots of classes on Bluprint for quilting and sewing, so why gift a subscription to someone you love. Here are all the details for how to do it.

Gift a CreativeBug subscription and give someone unlimited access to sewing classes for 3, 6 or 12 months.

Unusual Sewing Gifts

Sewing machine music box  

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


Sewing machine USB drive Sewciopath - Iron on Gang Patch

Left: Keep your sewing files in styuyle with a sewing-themed USB flash drives.
Right: Join the Sewciopath gang with this iron-on patch from Odd One Out.

Sewing Nail art decals  Sewing nail art decals

Left: Sewing Nail Decals from Amazon.
Right: Sewing Nail Art Decals from iMagic Designs on Etsy

Beautiful things come together one stitch at a time mug - gift for sewers Sewing machine temporary tattoo

Left: "Beautiful things come together one stitch at a time" mug from artRuss.
Right: Sewing machine temporary tattoo from Tattoorary

Sewing bag charm or keychain

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:

Christmas gift ideas for sewers (or is it sewist or seamstress). This is the ultimate list of presents for people who love to sew.

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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