As Makers, we love to have all the latest tools and techniques to keep us evolving and creating! I’ve been a Maker for some time now and have worked in and around the Sewing and Quilting industry long enough to see many of the newest and latest trends & notions on the market. I have divided this Gift Guide into several categories. Whether you are looking for everyday essential Tools, a great Pattern, Notions, Equipment or simply some inspiration – There is a little bit of everything for every Creative Person. Let’s dive right in!
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Essential Everyday Tools
This is the time to take stock of what you have for essential, everyday tools. What items do you use everyday that might be getting worn out. Does your cutting mat have deep grooves or do your rotary blades need replacing? Have your rulers seen better days? Maybe you are just looking for a good reason to get that size you always wish you had! Whatever the case, click on the images below to get a better idea of this products and how you can use these for everyday sewing or quilting.
OmniGrid Ruler Pack is perfect for everyday use!
TrueGrips keep my rulers from slipping!
I’ve used my 17″ Rotating Cutting Mat for YEARS!
The 45mm Rotary Cutter is my Go-To size!
Press it Real Good
We all know that pressing is an important part of our making process. Heat and steam play a vital role in the results we hope to achieve! Getting those fantastic results is much easier when you have the right tools. Take a look at my favorite tools and notions that help me achieve flat seams and take my pressing to the next level!
The Oliso Mini Iron is one of my favorites!
Wool Pressing Mats can make all the difference!
Best Press is my favorite spray starch.
Snip Snip Here, Snip Snip There
Gingher Embroidery Scissors are the perfect size!
Karen Kay Buckley Scissors are precise!
Gingher Shears are perfect fabric scissors!
Do you see what I see?
Slimline 3 illuminates your sewing machine!
Luminos Adjustable Lamp is the brightest!
Take your projects to the next level with a Wafer 1 Lightbox!
Cricut Makes it Easy!
The Cricut Maker even cuts your fabric!
Restock your Cricut Fabric Mats!
Grab your favorite Cricut Tool Set!
Level Up your Quilting!
Use these Quilting Disks to help with Free Motion Quilting!
Curved Safety Pins for Quilting
Don’t forget the Basting Spray!
Cutest Fabric Bundles in Town
Patterns to Keep You Sewing
Make Your Own Scalloped Placemats
Make this classic Quilt Block – Drunkard’s Path Quilt Block Pattern
Make the Necessary Clutch Wallet
Make a Mini Barn Quilt
I hope you found some inspiration and ideas in this collection of goodies! I hope you can get yourself, or someone you love, something very special this year!