Holiday Shopping Guide 2022 - by Rachel Wallis

The gift giving season is approaching so quickly and we want to help you be ready, so we've put together a gift giving guide to help make your shopping easier.

We hope you have a very special holiday season. Stay safe and stay well. We love you and look forward to a great new year of making ahead!

Below are some of our top picks for 2022 Holiday Season.

We've broken down our gift ideas into some simple categories (see below). You can click on the link to the item for more information and for purchasing. Let us know if you have any questions.

Happy Holidays From Rachel and the Sew To Speak Team!

(Send this list to Santa)

Categories: 

Stocking Stuffers

Perfect Gift for the X in your life

Start a New Project

Lifelong Learner

DIY Inspiration

 

 

Stocking Stuffers

Deck the halls with these adorable handmade, fairtrade ornaments from Handspun Hope. Handspun Hope is a fair trade organization that employees over 200 at-risk women in Rwanda. Your. purchase supports these women.

 

These Ruby Star Society Zipper Pulls are the perfect addition to any bag or zipper!

 

Every maker loves a pair of special snips! These tiny Cohana Mini Scissors are the perfect addition to any sewing or knitting bag, and the Unicorn Embroidery Scissors would make a young sewist swoon!

 

Delight the crafty fashionista in your life with these adorable pins, stickers, and earrings from NoristudioOink Pigments, and Occasionalish

 

 

You can never have too many blank books!

 

Gifts for the Quilter in Your Life 

Give your favorite quilter the gift of a head start on their next project, with these beautiful fat quarter bundles from Rifle Paper or Tula Pink, or a new quilt kit

 

Gifts for the Hand-Sewist in Your Life

Sewing Notions but make them stylish! The Bohin sewing needle set has every size of needle you might need in an attractive art deco case. These magnetic needle minders serve double duty as a cute enamel pin that also keeps you from losing your needles in the couch. Cohana’s handcrafted snips are a joy to handle. And this feedsack print zipper pouch is the perfect place to store all of your new notions! 

 

Gifts for the Knitter in Your Life

Every knitter needs a project bag, and you can’t go wrong with this timeless Twig & Horn bag made of canvas and leather. Load it up with stylish and helpful knitting notions, including row counters, stitch markers, and the always popular Maker’s Keep from Cocoknits, Knitters Pride and NNK Press.

 

Gifts for the Crocheter in your Life

 

Give the gift of crochet with one of our fantastic crochet books or patterns, some Bobbiny Cotton Cord for bold and bulky projects, or some new crochet hooks and a gorgeous Twig & Horn case to keep them in! 

 

Gifts for the Sustainable Sewist in your life. 

 

So many of us are looking for ways to make our lives more sustainable in ways both small and big. The sustainable sewist in your life would love on of the fantastic books on mending we carry, or the newest issue of Tauko Magazine, which highlights sustainable fiber projects or makers. They can put their new skills to work with a darning loom, some darning yarn, a Merchant and Mills Emergency Repair Kit, and a stitch fixer! 

 

Gifts for the Garment Sewist in your life

We have so many great garment books and patterns for every skill level! Two new books we’re excited about are Lotta Jansdotter’s Everyday Patterns, and Sewing Love, a guide to drafting pattern blocks tailored to your body. Round out a gift with some upgraded sewing notions that will make your sewing table shine. 

 

Xmas Morning Project Ideas

There’s nothing better than spending Xmas day in front of a fire working on your brand new craft kit. We have plenty of projects that are ready to start right out of the box! 

Embroidery Kits are a great way to keep your hands busy during xmas travel. 

These locally made Naturally Dyed Yarn Kits are a great way to dip your toes into the magic of natural dyeing. 

We have felting and sewing kits for kids of all ages, including these cute mouse, bee, otter, and unicorn kits, plus dozens more from Hawthorne Handmade and Kiriki.

DIY Gift Ideas

There’s still time to make your own gift! We have so many great patterns and ideas to whip up a quick gift for anyone in your life. These three projects from Fionna Hanna, Kzstevens, and Gingiber are just a start. 

Give the Gift of Lifelong Learning

Give the gift of new skills with a gift card for the cost of a class at Sew to Speak. A gift card allows your recipient to find a class that works for their schedule, and you can throw in some extra money for supplies! 

 Machines    

 

The Juki G-220 Sewing Machine would look great under your Christmas tree. This is a customer favorite. We use the G-220 in our classroom, so you know she's sturdy and simple to operate. This Juki is a perfect for the beginner or advanced sewer, kids or adults. Please call or email the store for special holiday pricing.

 

Did you know Juki SERGERS are highly rated! This Juki MO-2800 Juki air thread serger is the top of the line machine. So easy to operate with just the right bells and whistles! We also have the Mo-1000 and the Mo-114. All of our sergers are amazing, easy to use and come with full warranty. We are not allowed to advertise our low prices so... Call or email us for the price!

If you can't decide what to give the maker you love this holiday season we suggest a Sew To Speak Gift Card. These can be purchased on the website or in the shop. Call if you need assistance. And happy shopping.

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