Looking for a stitchy something for that person who has everything? Treat them to one of these unique and special cross stitch gifts.

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You’ll find a lovely selection of ideas, which will give you inspiration for that person who simply can’t stop stitching!

From stitching storage to cute socks, you’ll find something suitable for all tastes and your budget. Whether you want to go all out, or pick up a simple stocking filler.

How to choose a cross stitch gift

You need to think about the recipient's skill level. If they have never tried cross stitching but you know they are interested, then a cross stitch kit for beginners is an ideal gift.

If they’re a seasoned crafter who already has everything, try to go for a gift that is more specialist or something that a stitcher can have multiple of. We suggest a LED lamp if you are looking for a bigger gift, or a needle minder if you are looking for something small.

Now, let’s find those crafters the best cross stitch gift around!

12 must-have gifts for cross stitchers

1. Modern storage bag

gifts fro cross stitchers storage bag

This bag will add a pop of style to any cross stitch collection. A craft storage bag is essential for any keen cross stitcher. It will allow them to organise their stash in an efficient way. Everyone who crafts knows an organised workspace is the best way to ensure you get the most out of your crafting sessions.

This lovely bag is a sleek grey and made of waterproof oxford cloth, which is scratch-resistant and durable. It weighs just 700g, so it’s the perfect craft travel bag too!


2. Personalised thread organiser

gifts fro cross stitchers thread storage

A thread organiser is a must-have for anyone who works with thread or yarn. This handy little cloud will allow you to organise your threads into the little holes to save them getting knotted.

This lovely organiser can also be personalised, which turns something practical into a really thoughtful gift. It can be personalised with three lines of text in a pretty font.


3. Historial Sampler cross stitch box

The World of Cross Stitching has partnered with Historical Sampler Company on a new and exclusive luxury Cross Stitch Gift Box! This carefully curated box is packed with over £60 of stitching goodies! Order yours today for just £39.95*.

Inside your box, you'll find:

  • An exclusive 'Home Sweet Home' cross stitch kit by Historical Sampler Company
  • Wooden cross stitch hoop
  • Pink dotty Hemline Embroidery Scissors
  • An exclusive Historical Sampler Company Enamel Needle Minder
  • Paper Poetry heart embroidery board from Rico
  • Wooden flower thread organiser
  • 6 Wooden Hedgehog shaped thread holders
  • Pretty moth frame cross stitch kit designed by Tiny Modernist

The luxury Cross Stitch Craft Box would make a perfect gift for a crafting friend or loved one or maybe just as a treat for yourself! Pre-order are open now and the boxes will be dispatched from 5th December 2022.

*UK p&p – £2.99, Overseas p&p – £12


4. Cross stitch socks

gifts fro cross stitchers socks

Socks are always a winner. And cross stitch socks are even better. This cute pair reads ‘If you can read this, bring me my cross stitch’. What a fabulous sentiment and one we think more people should take note of!

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5. Crane scissors

gifts fro cross stitchers scissors

Scissors are a necessity for stitchers, but that doesn't mean they can’t be fancy. These beautiful crane scissors are a lovely way to take your stitching kit to the next level.

This special gift comes in a set of two, available in a choice of gold, silver and multicolour.


6. Cross stitch selfie kit

gifts fro cross stitchers seflie

You can’t really get much more personalised than stitching a selfie of someone. Let Ellbie Co transform your favourite selfie into a unique beginner cross stitch kit! Either gift them the kit or stitch up the selfie and give it as a present.

Looking for other cross stitch gifts?

If you are still on the hunt for more stocking stuffers, try these brilliant cross stitch books. Find the books that really stand out, ones that have a stylish and modern twist

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7. LED lamp for crafting

gifts fro cross stitchers lamp

Many cross stitch projects are very detailed and the stitches are so tiny. That’s why it’s a great idea to have a bright lamp to work under. It’ll help with eye strain and headaches.

This LED lamp gives a natural glow, which is adjustable in six shades of brightness. It works for any type of craft too, so if the recipient is a keen crafter they will certainly appreciate this gift.


8. 24-carat golden skein

gifts fro cross stitchers gold

This is one for the die-hard thread heads! A beautiful golden skein, to celebrate DMC’s 270 years. It’s an exquisite collector’s item and one of only 17,460 crafted by hand. Presented in a beautiful box, it makes for a memorable gift.

  • Buy now from DMC

9. You’re fab cross stitch kit

gifts fro cross stitchers fab

Let someone special know just how fabulous they are! Gift them this adorable cross stitch kit created exclusively for Love Crafts.

A great way to relax, unwind and spend a quiet evening at home. What better gift is there to give?


10. Cross stitch cushion kit - dog design

gifts fro cross stitchers dog

If you know someone who loves cross stitching and dogs, they will love this cushion kit. It’s a great way to expand their stitching skills, and they’ll be left with a beautiful cushion.

This cute kit is by renowned company Vervaco, so goes without saying the kit is packed with high-quality materials.


11. The Geeky Stitching Co's Little Book of Cross Stitch

gifts fro cross stitchers book

This charming book makes a lovely gift for any stitcher, packed full of cute and modern designs. Even if the recipient is a master stitcher, we know they won’t be able to resist this easy mini-make!


12. DMC thread pack

gifts fro cross stitchers thread

We don’t know any stitcher who would say no to extra threads – thought these ones are not divisible, so can't be used formats cross stitch. But they are great to use on binca when teaching kids, or other thread crafts like friendship bracelets.

With 150 mixed-colour skeins, these can be used for a multitude of projects, whatever the stitcher's style.


13. Cat needle minder

gifts fro cross stitchers needle minder

Cats and stitching = the ultimate duo. We know lots of crafters that have a soft spot for a cute kitty, so why not give them one of these adorable needle minders?

A needle minder is a small magnetic clip that will attach to your fabric. You can place your needle on the front and the magnet will hold it in place. Love Crafts have plenty of styles to choose from too.

We also have a round-up of our favourite needle minders right here.


Crafty gifts for cross stitchers

Choosing any gift is easy, but making sure it suits the recipient can be more challenging. Look out for their style, tastes and abilities when choosing your cross stitch gift.

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More beautiful gifts for cross stitchers

The fantastic thing about knowing a bit about someone's hobby is that it is easier to buy for them. You'll instantly have a great starting point. Cross stitch kits for beginners are always a winner for any taste and style.

Authors

Katie Dolan
Katie DolanDigital Assistant, Gathered

Katie Dolan edits our needlework sections, focusing on our embroidery and cross stitch articles, as well as making videos for our arts and crafts projects. Katie runs her jewellery business, Ophelia Jewellery Art, on Etsy, where she sells beautiful resin-pressed flower earrings. She has a wide range of craft interests including embroidery – she particularly loves all things pop culture and a less traditional approach – The Simpsons and Rick & Morty are among her favourites to embroider. She has recently completed a silversmith workshop and hopes to expand her jewellery business with these new skills. When she’s not crafting, she’s usually fuelling her Harry Potter addiction with a Sunday film marathon and a couple of butter beers!

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