If you know a sewer or quilter, then you know that they can be pretty particular about their craft. From the type of fabrics they use to the type of sewing machines they prefer, sewers and quilters often have a very specific taste. This can make shopping for them a bit challenging, but it also means that when you do find the perfect gift, they will really appreciate it. Here are unique gifts for sewers and quilters that are sure to please even the pickiest of crafters:

Cute gifts for sewers

Sewing-themed gadgets – Laser Guided Scissors

laser guided fabric scissors

Scissors are an essential tool for sewers, but these ones are next level. They come with a built-in laser guide that makes it easier to cut fabric straight. No more sloppy cuts, this little gadget allows you to cut with laser-like precision.

Personalized gifts

personalized sewing mug

Available on Etsy

Personalized gifts are always special, whether it’s a printed mug, or a beautiful vinyl record wall clock. Personalized gifts are always one step ahead of other gifts because they are unique and meaningful. You can be sure that the sewer or quilter in your life will know how special they are to you when they open the gift made especially for them.

Sewing merch

Every sewer or quilter loves to show their passion for sewing, so they would love some sewing-themed merch. There are lots of cute and stylish items available, like t-shirts and tote bags. This is the perfect way for them to show their love for sewing, and it also makes a great gift.

Sewing-themed wall art

Sewing-themed wall art is a great way to add some personality to their sewing space. It’s a thoughtful gift that shows you care about their hobby. There are lots of different styles available, framed posters, wall stickers, and signs with inspirational quotes, you just need to find the one that matches your sewer’s personality.

Small gifts under $50

Spool huggers

Spool huggers are such a cute and practical gift for sewers. Spool huggers keep the spools of thread from getting tangled, and they also look great on display. They come in a set of 6, so there’s one for each color family.


hedgehog pincushion

A pincushion is a must-have for any sewer or quilter. It’s a small but practical gift that will be used every time they sew. Pincushions come in all shapes and sizes, from the classic ones that go on the wrist, to cute ones that double like a desk decoration, like these adorable hedgehogs, with sewing pins included.

Sewing machine covers

sewing machine covers

A sewing machine cover is a great way to keep the dust off their sewing machine when it’s not in use. It’s also a great way to protect their investment, and it will make their sewing machine look even more stylish. Some dust covers even have pockets for storing sewing accessories, like scissors and thread.

Wooden Spool Rack

wooden thread spool racks

A wooden spool rack is a great way to organize the sewing space. It’s perfect for holding all of their spools of thread, and it looks great too. This particular one can hold up to 72 spools of thread, so it’s perfect for even the most avid sewer. And it will look beautiful with all the colorful threads on display.

Steamfast Mini Steam Iron

A mini steam iron is a great gift for sewers and quilters. It’s perfect for pressing fabric, and it’s small enough to keep next to the sewing machine. This particular iron is a favorite of quilters because it gets really hot, unlike many other travel irons. Also, it is a steam iron, and the cord is long enough not to get in the way while you are working on a project.

Gifts for beginner sewers

Sewing magazine subscriptions

A sewing magazine subscription is a great gift for beginner sewers. It’s a way for them to learn about different sewing techniques, and it’s also a way for them to find inspiration for their next project. There are lots of different sewing magazines available, like Threads, Sew News, so you can find one that matches their interests.

Sewing basket

sewing baskets

A sewing basket is a great way for beginner sewers to keep their sewing supplies organized. It’s also a great gift because it comes with all the essential sewing supplies, like scissors, pins, and thread. When starting a new hobby, especially sewing, it can seem like you need a buy a million things to get started.¬†Some sewing baskets come with a full sewing kit for beginners, which is a great way to get them started.

Retractable soft measuring tape

retractable tailor measure tape

Measuring tapes are usually not that exciting, but this one is different. It’s a retractable measuring tape, which means it’s small and easy to carry around. It’s perfect for beginner sewers because it’s easy to use, and it doesn’t take up a lot of space. No more tangled tape or having to roll it up after each use.

Useful Sewing Gifts – Something they need

Bins and storage

sewing supplies storage

Every sewer and quilter will tell you that you can never have too much storage room. Bins and storage containers are great for storing fabric, thread, and other sewing supplies. They come in all shapes and sizes, so you can find ones that fit perfectly in their sewing space.

Rotary cutters and mats

rotary cutters and mat

This one is a good gift for sewers, but a great gift for quilters. Rotary cutters and mats make cutting fabric a lot easier, and they are a must-have for anyone who does a lot of machine quilting. The mat is also great for protecting surfaces from cuts.


quilting fabrics

This is another thing you can never have too much of. Sewers and quilters are always looking for new fabrics to add to their collection. You can never go wrong with buying them a few yards of fabric, especially if you know their favorite colors or patterns.

Gift Card

When in doubt, a gift card is always a good idea. Sewers and quilters always need fabric, thread, or other sewing supplies. A gift card to their favorite fabric store will let them buy whatever they need (or want). Joann’s, Michaels’, and Hobby Lobby are all great options.

Something they secretly want

Labels with their name/logo

If they have a sewing business, or if they just love to sew, they will love these labels with their name or logo. They can use them to label their projects or even their sewing supplies. This is a great way for them to show off their sewing skills, and it’s also a great way to promote their business.

The Purple Thang

that purple thang

This is a must-have for any sewer or quilter. The Purple Thang is a versatile tool that can be used for a variety of tasks, like pushing fabric through the sewing machine, opening seams, and even cutting thread. It’s also great for getting into tight spaces.

Bluetooth speaker / Amazon Echo Dot

amazon echo dot

Sewing can be a lonely task, especially if you’re working on a project by yourself. A Bluetooth speaker or Amazon Echo Dot is a great way for them to listen to music or podcasts while they sew. It’s also a great way for them to stay connected with family and friends while their hands are busy working on their projects.

Handheld Vacuum

handheld vacuum

A handheld vacuum is a great way to keep their sewing area clean. It’s also a great way to get rid of any fabric scraps or threads that may have fallen on the floor. It is also one of those things that you never know you needed until you get one.

Luxury gifts for people who sew

Custom fabric

If you know someone who loves to sew, then the custom fabric is a great gift idea. You can have it made with their favorite colors, patterns, or even their own name. It’s a great way to show them how much you care, and it’s also a great way to support their hobby.

You can either design a print yourself, or you can find a company that specializes in custom fabric printing. There are many custom fabric printing offers on Etsy, that allow you to purchase smaller amounts of fabric.

Sewing table

sew ready comet sewing desk

Many sewers choose to work at their dining room table because a sewing table always feels like one of those things that’s too expensive to justify. But if you know someone who sews a lot, a sewing table would be a great gift. It’s a great way to show them that you support their hobby, and it’s also a great way to make their sewing area more organized and efficient.

Sewing chair with storage

sewing chair

A sewing chair with built-in storage, it doesn’t get more perfect than that! This is a great sewing chair to roll between task stations, it’s super-cute, and the backrest is perfect for lumbar support. The cushion is well padded but firm, and you sit a bit far forward in the seat, which makes it perfect for sewing. It is a proper work chair.

Sewing-themed jewelry

sewing themed jewelry

Giving jewelry as a gift is always special, but giving sewing-themed jewelry is extra special. It’s a great way to show your support for their hobby, and it’s also a great way to let them show their love for sewing to the world. Whether it’s a charm necklace, a pair of earrings, or a bracelet, they’re sure to feel special and keep it close to their heart.

Picking the perfect gift for a sewer or quilter can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be. With a little thought and creativity, you can find the perfect present that they’re sure to love. Hopefully, this article has given you some great ideas to get you started. And don’t forget, the best gifts are often the ones that are unexpected and come from the heart.