13 Of The Best Gifts For Quilters In 2019
Sometimes it is tough to buy a gift for someone who has a particular hobby, especially if you don't know much about the craft that they are interested in.
You don't want to buy something that someone already has ten of, and you certainly don't want to buy something that they have no use for.
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If you have a quilter in your life (or if you are a quilter yourself), you might need a little inspiration to find the perfect gift.
Let's go over some of the best gifts for quilters that are sure to please and help them with their hobby.
13 Of The Best Gifts For Quilters In 2019
This pack of 100 sewing clips comes in a sturdy tin storage box which is a great way to keep them together. Using these sewing clips allows quilters to easily hold several layers of fabric together at one time, eliminating the need for pins.
These clips are ideal for all types of crafts, not just quilting. Because they are a multi-functional gift, your gift recipient may find a use for them that you didn't even intend on. For example, these clips are great to use to organize papers or to hang pictures on a rope for decoration.
The clips that come in this set open wide enough to hold multiple layers of fabric and the base of the clip lies flat, making it easy to feed the fabric to the presser foot. This gift comes in a reusable tin that your gift recipient can also enjoy.
2. Everything Mary Crafters Storage Tote | Organization for Crafts and Scrapbooking | Travel Bag with Pockets for Craft and Office Supplies
This storage tote has seven storage spaces in all which allows the user to have plenty of room to store quilting supplies. It is a great size for traveling and it has two handles that make this tote very easy to carry — and sturdy, so you can trust its durability.
This tote is made out of a high-quality polyester, so it can take a good amount of wear and tear before breaking down. This thoughtfully designed, well-crafted tote can help organize any items in your quilter's life, even beyond their quilting needs. The versatility of this gift makes it a great fit for anyone.
This book shows crafters how to turn scraps of jelly roll into unique little quilts and other eye-catching patchwork gifts. It comes with 30 colorful and imaginative projects along with clear instructions regarding the techniques to make your final work of art.
Related: 11 Free Jelly Roll Quilt Patterns
With the vast amount of guidance and inspiration offered in this book, quilters and patchworkers of any ability can enjoy its contents.
The book includes photos of comprehensive step-by-step techniques, as well as helpful and inspiring illustrations for each of the 30 projects, making this a perfect gift for people of all skill levels.
The 24″ Quilter's Slidelock is a helpful and efficient tool to use for quilting when cutting strips, borders, bindings, and more. This edge can effortlessly hold up to eight layers of fabric completely still while you cut.
Using this product, quilters can trim away excess fabric after quilting and easily smooth fabric out with one swipe after placing it on a cutting mat. This edge also helps users cut single layer strips into uniform quilt blocks with precision.
No matter what type or color fabric is being used, when you use this edge on your fabric, you will notice a well-lit, clearly defined cutting guide, which is great for people who have a difficult time seeing their craft as clearly as they would like.
The light illuminates all colors of fabric and different types of prints. It is perfect to use in rooms that do not have sufficient lighting, and it is easy to use because it doesn't require batteries or bulbs.
This quilt gallery ruler offers a super grip for your fabrics that gives you an ultimate accuracy in your cutting. This is a perfect tool for quilters who typically use rulers or rotary cutters because they will reduce the amount of stress that gets put on the joints in the hand and wrists.
The strong suction cup on this product allows the user to have maximum control over their fabric and their cuts. Once you find the perfect pressure combination that works for you, this is a helpful and efficient tool to have.
This 48-pack of non-slip quilt template grips will prevent your templates from slipping on fabric when you are cutting or tracing around them. These grips offer a new, stronger adhesive than other products, so they are sure to help keep your quilting neat and sturdy.
These durable quilting rulers come in a pack of four, measuring 12.5 x 12.5 inches, 9.5 x 9.5 inches, 6 x 6 inches, and 4.5 x 4.5 inches. They are made out of a high-quality plastic and are easy to see on both light and dark materials.
These rulers offer quilters guaranteed accuracy, even at an angle. They have inch markings for quilters who are both right and left-handed that are easy-to-read and can be used to efficiently and accurately trim seam allowances, half-square triangles, etc.
This gift will help the quilter in your life save time while enjoying her craft.
Rather than relying on several marking methods on different fabrics, these fabric marking pens allow quilters to transfer patterns to light-colored fabric that need a tracing wheel and paper and dark fabrics that need chalk.
These four-color marking pens let you make crisp, clear lines onto a wide variety of fabrics before erasing them with your iron. The thermo-sensitive ink is completely eliminated, leaving your project free of any marking residue.
This gift will allow a quilter to create fashion-house finishes in their handmade pieces with their finely-tipped 0.7mm points.
This is a great gift for those who like to make intricate fabric designs for clothes and home decor without the possibility of them smearing or fading. The portable pens even help quilters tailor on-the-go.
These hemming clips professionally measure hems up to three inches wide in an efficient manner without any crook.
Unlike a typical sewing pin, these clips are flexible enough to guide onto fabric, tightly holding it into place as you sew. This allows you to keep your fabric all together without any breaking.
This is a great gift to help quilters with hemming clothing and other fabrics and is perfect for both machine and hand sewing. The clips come with a smooth polishing, and they are anti-rust, waterproof, oil-proof, and will not corrode.
This portable cutting and pressing station is the perfect size for trimming, creating foundation pieces, and cutting around templates.
On one side, the user will find a convenient gridded mat, and on the other, a non-stick pressing surface.
This mat folds in half easily and has a tabbed closure and handles for easy-carrying, making it perfect to bring to a class or while traveling.
Whether the quilter you know uses steam or not, this pressing pad helps her to create finely-pressed seams. The pressing pad traps in heat and then radiates it back up, allowing it to iron both sides of the fabric at the same time.
This pad's dense, wool fibers hold the fabric into place to minimize stretching while being ironed, leaving crisp seams while maintaining the integrity of the fabric.
This pad is ideal for blocking embroidery projects because they can be pinned directly onto the wool– and the dimension of the embroidery will not be lost, nor will be threads be flattened.
Finally, this pad comes with a quilt-size chart to further help quilters move their projects along with ease.
This is one of those quilting gadgets that helps save time and space because it keeps any quilter organized.
With five horizontal slots to store rulers, it keeps measuring tools handy while also keeping your workspace clear. The non-skid material used on the bottom of this rack prevents it from moving or slipping.
This is one of the best gifts for quilters because it is unique and probably something they don't already have.
This book is a collection of stories gathered from a 1922 poll done by The Farmer's Wife magazine, posing the question, “If you had a daughter of marriageable age, would you, in light of your own experience, have her marry a farmer?”
Receiving over 7,000 answers, the stories were transformed into the traditional quilt blocks that they inspired.
Do you have any gifts to add?
These gift ideas for quilters range from unique to practical. Hopefully, you have found some quilting gift ideas that you can use the next time you need to buy a gift for the quilter in your life.
If you are a quilter, what are some other gift ideas that you'd appreciate receiving — or tools you already have that other quilters might like?
Please share you favorites in the comments — and share this post with others who love quilting or love a quilter!