Creative Gifts for Craft Lovers
Craft lovers are easy to buy gifts for. These are people who have the vision and the ability to look at used items in a unique way, to get the best from them with a little bit of work. If you are looking for gifts for the craft lovers in your life, we have selected some new gifts that would be a welcome in their work room or studio.
For craft lovers who enjoy weaving, one of the best gifts is a lap loom on which they can create their own wall hangings. These gifts can be a great introduction to weaving larger items and if the craft-lovers in your life have one already, see if it’s time for an upgrade.
Embroidery kits are fantastic for those who want a little inspiration or to try a new style. Each kit comes with a packet of transfers for the designs, plus fabric, embroidery thread, needles and a hoop, everything that one needs to complete a work of art.
Craft lovers will adore gifts that include alphabet stamps. Simple yet elegant, alphabet letters provide endless creative possibilities.
One of the best gifts for craft lovers is fabric. There are so many beautiful fabrics to choose from and they are perfect for a whole host of craft projects. Treat your craft lovers to a metre or two of beautiful fabric that they may not be able to justify buying for themselves and let their creativity rise.
Gifts for craft lovers who love to sew include kits that are beautifully designed and include all the staple items such as needles, pins, wide bow scissors, a seam ripper, threader, tailor’s chalk, beeswax, scissors and a tape measure. These can be in a sewing roll, a travel kit in varying sizes through to boxes and jars.
Craft lovers who use die-cutters for their work will be delighted with a letterpress kit that comes with everything they need to turn their die-cutter into an at-home letterpress machine. Gifts like these will allow them to make their very own hand-pressed cards and invitations, making it one of the best gifts for friends who are preparing to send out wedding invitations.
Deluxe coloured pencil set
A stylishly designed coloured pencil set, featuring primary, neon, and metallic shades, is sure to unleash the imagination of craft lovers. With rich, smooth, and brilliant colour the pencils will add flair to any creative project. Pencils are pre-sharpened and packaged in a sleek and sturdy case, the best gifts to carry for whenever inspiration strikes.
Essential oils are not just a soothing antidote to modern living, where you sprinkle a few drops on the pillow at night or in the bath. Craft lovers will know there are many other ways in which they can be used. Aromatic pillows, scented play clay, scented notes and letters, aromatherapy soaps and aromatherapy coasters are just some ideas. The craft lovers in your life are sure to see the many ways in which they can be used.
Vintage Dress Pattern
Craft lovers who design clothes will love vintage dress patterns. The garments are not novelties, but classic designs suitable for everyday wear. These are great gifts that will complement their wardrobe, or introduce something new among an otherwise contemporary assortment. Vintage patterns will also challenge your craft lovers with necklines and sleeve shapes, darting and fluting that they might not have yet encountered.
Felted soap kit
Before there were loofahs and flannels, people used an old fashioned bar of soap sewn into a felted wool covering. The wool was a defoliator, had antibacterial qualities and the soap created a nice lather without wasting suds. Felting is one of the easiest and most fun textile crafts you can take on, and a felted soap kit is fool-proof.
If you are still unsure as to the best gifts for the craft lovers in your life, you won’t go wrong with a book. Titles cover everything from being an urban woodsman, modern granny square crochet designs and an entire range of ‘How to...’ books for every topic and level of skill.