17 best sewing gifts for enthusiasts

Find the perfect gift for sewists in our round up. There's everything from subscription boxes to mugs!

sewing gifts needle minder

If you have some passionate crafters in your life you might be wondering what to get them for their birthday. Well think no more! We’ve gathered a whole bunch of gifts for sewing enthusiasts so that you can give them the perfect present.


16 of the best sewing gifts to give


Craft subscription box

Sew Darn Sweet subscription boxes

Subscription boxes always make great gifts. We’ve rounded up over 21 of the best craft subscription boxes including Sew Darn Sweet’s box.


Needle minder

sewing gifts needle minder

Etsy, £7

ACuriousTwist has a shop full of lovely sewing gifts like this magnetic needle finder.


Pattern weights

How to make DIY pattern weights

Make some pattern weights with our simple tutorial.


Selvedge travel case

How to sew a travel case

Practical sewing gifts are the best kind so why not make a selvedge travel case for your crafty friend?


Simply Sewing magazine subscription

Save 50% on a gift subscription to Simply Sewing and send 13 issues for just £53.99. Enjoy fresh ideas with fabric plus the sewist of your choice will also receive bonus sewing patterns with every issue! Subscribe today.

Simply Sewing magazine issue 74 cover


Sewing machine

Best sewing machines for beginners

Splash the cash on the ultimate sewing gift – a sewing machine! We’ve rounded up 10 of the best sewing machines for beginners and the best overlockers for you to browse.


Sewing pencils

sewing gifts pencils

Etsy, £5

Everyone needs a handy pencil to mark up patterns and fabric. Maple and Grace’s personalised set would make a fab little gift for sewing lovers.


Sewing table

sewing machine tables

If you’re looking for an extra special sewing gift then take a look at our sewing tables post. There’s 10 of the best for you to choose from.


Personalised mug

sewing gifts personalised mug

Etsy, £8.50

IlsePersonaliseIt have loads of sewing gifts and this mug made us especially happy.


Sewing caddy

Sewing Caddy Sewing Pattern

Simply Sewing issue 34 includes the pattern for this handy sewing caddy. You can find the caddy template on our blog ready for you to download and make.


Dressmaking scissors

sewing gifts scissors

Etsy, £18.99

Sewing gifts have never been so beautiful! These dressmaking scissors and embroidery scissors are by Sew Fabrics Shop.

If you’re looking for your own sewing projects then check out our how to make a face mask tutorial and our free kimono top pattern. We’ve also rounded up 15 of the best sewing patterns for beginners so you can start sewing your own clothes.


Sewing patterns

sewing gifts sewing patterns

Hobbycraft, £4

You can never have to many sewing patterns and we love this set by Hobbycraft. It’s ideal for women sized 6-18 and includes jumpsuit and dress patterns.


Scissor keep

How to make a scissor keep

Handmade sewing gifts are always extra special. Whip up these easy to make scissor keeps and gift them to your favourite humans.


Fat quarters

sewing gifts fat quarters

Etsy, £12.95

You can’t go wrong with fat quarters as sewing gifts. Etsy has a huge range of colourful fabrics including this set by KimsCraftyCorner.


Sewing prints

sewing gifts posters

Etsy, £10

Sewing gifts don’t always need to be pins, fabrics and machines. Why not buy your passionate crafter a sewing print? Trust us, every sewer relates Little Gems Print’s artwork.


Pin cushion

Cathedral window patchwork pincushion

Pincushion are vital for sewers – no-one wants to get stabbed by rough pins while cutting their pattern! Make this pincushion and then gift to the sewing enthusiasts in your life.


Sewist notepad

sewing gifts notepads

Etsy, £5

The final item in our sewing gifts round up is this very cute notepad. Sewist are always having to jot down measurements, ideas and materials and this little notepad by Sian Shrimpton will do the job perfectly.


We hope you’ve found some gifts for the sewing lovers in your life. If you make any of our creations then tag us in a picture on Instagram with #gatheredmakers.