31 Gift Ideas for Embroiderers

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There are lots of people that enjoy taking part in arts and crafts these days and some of the more old fashioned skills, such as embroidery are becoming popular again. If you know someone that enjoys doing embroidery or wants to learn, then you might like the idea of buying them a gift that will help them. There are lots of different things that you could choose, but it can be a difficult decision if you do not know very much about embroidery. We have therefore got some suggestions for you, which we hope will help you to find the ideal gift.

31 Presents for Embroidery Fans of All Ages

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This is an embroidery starter kit. It includes full instructions in pictures as well as a bamboo embroidery hoop. Scissors, coloured threads, embroidery needles and cotton aida fabric with the pattern printed on it are also included. There are four different designs to choose from and you will be able to pick the design that you think will suit them the best. The bamboo hoop can be used as a frame to use afterwards to display the embroidery piece.

This is a set of embroidery cloth. There are six pieces and they are in two different sizes with two measuring 30 x 45cm and four measuring 30 x 30cm. It is high-quality fabric which is made of pure natural cotton and it is white in colour. They are made of  11 count Aida fabric and are suitable for beginners and more accomplished embroiderers. They can be used for machine and hand-sewn embroidery projects.

This is a set of Milward’s embroidery scissors. They are a gift set and there are two pairs – a larger 20cm pair with rainbow coloured handles and a small stork shaped pair which are 9.5cm. The larger pair is for dressmaking and the smaller for embroidery. They make a very pretty set and come in a box and therefore make a lovely gift for someone that does embroidery, dressmaking or other needlework tasks.

This is a pack of 50, 100 or 150 different coloured embroidery threads. They weigh in 353g in total and having a big selection of colours means that you will have a thread for all sorts of different products. Each of the strings is 8.75 yards and each skein has 6 threads in it. This means that you can stitch all six or separate them into smaller batches if that is needed.

This is a book called ‘Embroidery: A Step by Step Guide to More than 200 Stitches’ by DK. It is a visual encyclopaedia which will be useful for sewers of all levels. It will teach you all of the stitches that you will ever need as well as having information about thread, needles and fabric. It has tips for different types of sewing and there are lots of useful close up photographs.

This is an embroidery starter kit which has everything you need to make a pretty piece of work. There are lots of designs to pick from and each comes with embroidery cloth with the pattern printed on it, a hoop, scissors, coloured threads and needles. They have full instructions on how to complete the picture. You can reuse the hoop or use it as a frame when you hang up the picture.

This is an embroidery organiser box which contains all sorts of useful equipment. There are 100 different coloured embroidery threads, each of which is six twisted threads. There are lots of shades of colour to make lovely things with. It also comes with a needle threader, thimble, needle inserts, sewing needles, safety pins, stitch ripper and pin cushion. Can be used for cross stitch, making friendship bracelets, string art and embroidery.

This is an elephant cross stitch set. It has all of the instructions that you need and a colour chart with a key. There is also all the thread that you need and a pre sorted thread holder. The 14 count aida fabric as well as an embroidery needle are also included. It is 19 x 20.5cm in size and there are 18 different colours to the design which uses just cross stitch so it is suitable for beginners.

This is a selection of needlework fabric. It is 4 types of fabric in four different colours. It is linen cloth which is suitable for cross stitch and it is washable so will last a long time. It is made from cotton linen and it is therefore soft to handle and a light to medium weight. It is suitable for making backpacks, pillows, tablecloths, bags, wallets and other craft pieces.

This is a digital sewing machine which is suitable for quilting and embroidery. It has 60 built in stitches and has an LED light so it is easy to see. It also has an LCD screen to make it easy to program in the stitches that you want. It is easy to control and has efficient slide speed control so there is no fiddly foot pedal. It has an automatic needle threader, reverse button and 4 step buttonhole as well.

This is a set of embroidery needles. They are made by Janome and they are for sewing machines. They are all size 75/11 and they have a blue tip. There are 5 in the pack so you will have a good amount in case you break any of them or lose them. They can be used for missing stitches and problematic fabrics as well as for embroidery. They have free delivery.

This is a hoop set for a Brother, Innovis or Ellure machines. There are four different sized sewing hoop frames in the set which are 50 x 50, 100 x 100, 150 x 100 and 200 x 100mm in size and they have a screw to secure the fabric in them. They are made from thick plastic material which is durable and will therefore last a long time. They come with clear reference grids for easy alignment.

This is a book called ‘Embroidery Machine Profits’ by Trev Hunt. It has all sorts of ideas of how you might be able to make money from skills such as patch making, embroidery, personalised products and even by starting your own clothing brand. It has information on software, training and setting up a workshop as well as building an online shop. There are 153 pages of tips, tricks and insider secrets to ensure you make the most of your machine.

This is a pack of tear away embroidery stabilising backing. It is 8 x 8 inches and there are 100 precut sheets in the pack. It is a medium weight of 50gm and it fits an embroidery area of up to 15cm x 15cm. It can be used for all sorts of applications such as hoop embroidery, applique, thread stretching, and decorative stitching. It is 100% polyester and is acid free.

This is a cross stitch embroidery starter pack. It has everything you need to sew a lovely bunch of sunflowers. You get the cloth, hoop, instructions, embroidery needles and threads already separated onto a card. The hoop can be used as the frame to hang it up or you can keep the hoop for other projects.  It is suitable for beginners as it has everything included in the kit and the pattern is even printed on the cloth to make it easier to do.

This is a latch hook cushion cover set with a star and rainbow pattern on it. The set comes with the hook that you need as well as the cushion cover and all of the brightly coloured yarn that you need to make the picture. There is also a back for the cushion cover and a zipper so that you can easily put together the completed cushion case when you have finished. There is the option of buying it with or without the pillow insert.

This is a paperback book of Embroidery Transfers by Trish Burr. There are over 70 designs in the book which you can iron onto embroidery cloth in order to use as a template for your design. The designs come from her best selling books and there are six bonus pictures as well which are not featured in any of her books. The transfers can be used multiple times. The books has colour ideas for the designs as well as the transfers.

This is a book called ‘How to Embroider Almost Everything’ by Wendi Gratz. It is a collection of over 500 stitch motifs for almost everything that you will ever need. It also has step-by-step tutorials for essential stitches and information about what equipment you will need. The motifs have examples of how you could stitch them, but you could use your own colour schemes and stitch types if you want to add your own creativity.

This is a cloud shaped yarn organiser. It is a useful tool for referencing colours as well as you can put a little of each yarn through the hole and write the reference number or colour by it so you will not get confused. It is 23 x 13.8 x 0.03cm in size and it can be personalised with a name on it as well. This will make it very special gift for anyone that loves to sew, knit or crochet.

This is a set of personalised embroidered handkerchiefs. There are three white handkerchiefs in the set and they can have a monogram of up to three letters which will be embroidered in them before they are sent. They are made from 100% cotton and are hemmed on all sides, so are finished and ready to give away as a lovely gift. They come in a gift box with free delivery.

This pair of flannels would make a great gift for anyone with a sense of humour. They are white and navy and one has the word ‘face’ embroidered on it and the other has ‘arse’ on it. The face cloths are made from 100% cotton so they are soft to use and they would make a really funny gift but would also be very useful for washing with. They come with free delivery as well.

This is a green towel which can be embroidered with any name and has a picture of tennis racquets and balls on it. It is 80 x 50cm in size and would make a great gift for anyone that plays tennis. The towel is made from 100% Egyptian cotton and is really soft. The embroidery is professionally done to a high quality. It would make a lovely and thoughtful gift for anyone that enjoys playing tennis.

This is a special thread holder. It is a wooden rack and it has space on it for 60 spools of cotton. It can be opened out to sit on a desk or table and then flattened down to be hung on a wall. It makes it easy to keep all of your spools of cotton neat and tidy and seperate so they do not tangle up together. The pegs are 1.6 inches apart and 1.6 inches in length.

This is a cute vintage sewing kit. It has five sewing tools in it  – scissors, thimble, needle case, punch etc and they ll have a very pretty antique silver design with ornate detaling on them. They will be useful for all sorts of crafts and sewing projects but also look really pretty and so the person using them will feel really special. They are made from stainless steel so will last a long time.

This is a white 11oz mug which says on it ‘Embroidery is my second job’ on it with a picture of someone sewing. It is a good size of mug and the pattern and text is printed on both sides. It has a high gloss finish and is scratch resistant and will not fade. It has a large C handle making it easy to grip. It comes in other designs as well, should you wish to also buy one for someone else.

This is a personalised embroidered apron. It is a pink colour and you can choose to have a name embroidered on it. It has an adjustable neckband with a buckle and there is also a snap release on it to make it easy to take off. It has 50cm ties on the waist so it is easy to get it to fit most sizes. The apron would make a lovely gift for anyone that loves to cook or bake or they may even be used for crating or DIY.

This is a stitched quilt which comes in king or queen size and with two pillowcases. It is navy blue and grey in colour with embroidered stitches on it. It is really soft and comfortable and looks good as well. It can be washed in the washing machine and go on a gentle cycle in the tumble dryer so it is easy to keep it looking good and feeling fresh.

This is a special bead embroidery tool. It is made by Clover and it makes it easy to apply beads and spangles or sequins to any stitching that you are doing. It makes it nice and easy to do chain stitch and to make your stitches look really good. It has an elegant wooden handle and the main part is made of durable metal so it will be comfortable to use and last a long time.

This is a special stand and hoop for embroidery. It is made of bamboo and comes in a variety of sizes. It is durable and secure so will not break or fall over but it is light enough to carry around. It has a natural beech colour and looks pretty but could be painted or stained if required. It is easy to use and helps to hold the fabric securely in place while you sew on it.

This is a 60 slot embroidery box. It is a diamond painting set and has all sorts of tools and equipment such as small acrylic bags, sticky pens, straightener, spoons, diamond trays in assorted sizes, plastic tweezers, metal tweezers, sticker sheets, double sided tape, jars and a carry case which all fit into a zippered storage bag which is 31 x 20 x 8cm in size and made of durable nylon.

This is a special embroidery tool. It is a replacement needle for a bead embroidery tool. It has a screw on handle and is easy to use. It is silver coloured and you get just the one in the pack. It is durable and sturdy and should last a long time.  It could be a very useful item for someone that includes beads in their embroidery projects and you could give as a gift alongside other tools.

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