Gift ideas for embroidery enthusiasts
If you are anything like me there are only so many gifts that come into your mind for Christmas – and other holidays for that matter. Finding gifts for the people who already have everything is a difficult task!
Lucky you, if the person who you want to give something to is an embroidery lover. Here are some great Christmas gift ideas for the embroidery enthusiasts in your life – and yes, this somehow reflects my own wish list of embroidery related stuff.
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Hold your working needles in one place with a needle minder. It is a little magnetic device you can put on your embroidery hoop or fabric which holds your needles. The needle minder has many names: needle nanny, needle keeper, needle rest and the list goes on.
Needle minders come in many variations and I’m sure you’ll find one for your taste (ehem, I meant for your friend whom you’re giving it to *wink*)
1// cake shaped polymer minder by chapelviewcrafts– 2// hand-painted hare needle keep by YWAcrafts – 3// handstitched needle keep by ricamoeplasticcanvas – 4// floss boss enamel pin by Red Gate Stitchery– 5// hand-painted flower needle nanny by LolliandGrace
Thread conditioner or thread wax is a tool to tame your embroidery thread and make it even easier to work with. Whether you buy it for yourself or a fellow embroidery lover – you will love how this simple tool improves your stitching experience!
1// natural beeswax in a lipstick tube by DuchessFrouFrou – 2// tiny beeswax pearl by Thistleroseweaving – 3// beeswax in a practical container with lid by Angelic Emporium – 4// DIY beeswax tutorial on Pumora – 5// berry shaped beeswax necklace by SplendorSolisCostume – 6// unicorn-shaped thread conditioner by Robotmom
Gifting scissors might appear a little bit too mundane to you. Just take a look at them and then buy those rainbow scissors already!
1// rainbow tula pink scissors by shopthimbleandspool – 2// blue & red snips by Jolemina – 3// Japanese snips by Bungustore – 4// red mini scissors by snugglymonkey – 5// colorful mini scissors by Craftywoolfelt – 6// guitar shaped embroidery scissors by SojournerHandmade
Thread savers/Floss organizers
The age-old question: How to store embroidery floss? From sorting boxes to ring binders and thread rolls – there are a lot of possibilities to store your threads. Thread savers or thread keeps are tools to keep your working threads organized by project.
1// DMC thread storage box by AllAboutCrossStitch> – 2// cross stitch thread organizer by craftismo – 3// honeycomb-shaped thread saver by
Perfect for beginners and embroiderers who don’t want to get all the materials – Embroidery kits are a great way to start embroidery! They include everything you need to make your own piece of wall art – no running around for supplies.
1// galaxy girl embroidery kit by cozyblue – 2// anatomical heart kit by hallodribums – 3// GYM? funny cross stitch kit by sewcrosshandmade – 4// blue girl in a boat kit by tamarnahiryanai – 5// reindeer ornament kit by lolliandgrace
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