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Gifts for makers – I have compiled a list of things makers would love to get as gifts. First, I have a few gifts for makers made by other makers. A few people I have been following on Instagram for a
Gifts for Makers by Makers
Hand-Carved Crochet Hooks by Miramar Woods
Kristina of Miramar Woods makes beautiful hand-carved wooden crochet hooks from reclaimed fallen eucalyptus branches from sizes 4 mm and up. She has limited quantities available for Christmas pre-order but she usually has 20 spots available per month! These are gorgeous and make for environmentally friendly gifts for makers in your life! Check out her Etsy shop here.
Project Bags by Sour Bags and Totes
Kasey from Sour Bags and Totes has an amazing selection with super trendy bags that are big enough to hold a couple of wips and all of your essentials!
This is a one of a kind crossbody fold over zipper bag, made from upcycled cotton fabric and other reused materials. It features pockets on the inside, an adjustable cotton webbing strap in navy blue and a zipper top that folds over.
Size: 14.5″ x 14″ ( folded) —> Unfolded: 14.5″ x 19.5″
STRAP LENGTH FULLY EXTENDED: 53.75″
STRAP LENGTH AT ITS SHORTEST: 32″
Get this bag here and support this amazing maker!
Shirts with Crafty Sayings by Little Birdie Design Studio
I love these shirts with crafty sayings by Tori from Little Birdie Design Studio! She is a fellow Ohio gal who has a great selection of cute maker-wear!
Calling all Yarn Lovers… stay comfy while working on your next project in this slinky jersey tee. Featured in Ash Heather or White. This tee is a slightly looser fit in a soft and slightly sheer fabric, creating a vintage-inspired style.
I mean come on, we all need a shirt to wear while we knitflix/crochetflix. Get this shirt here and support this awesome maker.
Stitch Markers by Mark my Stitches
My friend Hulya over at Mark My Stitches has these amazing designer stitch markers that make for a perfect gift!
Here is her Bead Hugging Snag Free Stitch Marker Collection: Colorful Parrot
Treat yourself or a knitting friend with these adorable and versatile markers. This delightful range will make your knitting more joyful and unique. Handcrafted from a choice of glass pearl or glass crystal beads and lightweight anodized aluminum wire. This beautiful set comes with 8 markers and a gorgeous matching enamel and colorful parrot charm progress keeper.
Available in two sizes:
– Up to 5mm needle
– Up to 8mm needle.
Comes with a handy storage tin to pop into your project bag
You can get these adorable stitch markers here.
Cute and Comfy Graphic Tees by Sew Chicky by Sai
My friend Saiqa of Sew Chicky by Sai has these super cute and comfy tees with great sayings on them. How cute is her tag-line: “At Sew Chicky by Sai we say it with tee-tastic tees!”?
This line of funny, motivational graphic t-shirts are great for the people on your list who have it all, the comedians, or those who are just plain tricky to shop for. They come in a variety of customizable colors and sizes. These are soft unisex jersey shirts. They have a boyfriend/looser fit.
Have a phrase in mind but don’t see it listed? Send her a message, she will happily offer customization services.
She’s also offering all of you 15% off with the coupon code
Here are two of my faves which I recently bought! Click here to shop her collection!
Gifts for Makers – Quick Buys on Amazon
Here are a few smaller items that I think are an investment and would be appreciated by any maker! They are available through Amazon and most of them with Prime 2-day shipping! Click on the pictures to buy!
This Vintage Embroidery Scissor is super sharp and looks amazing.
The most sturdy retractable tape measure I have bought to date – Singer Pro Series Retractable Tape Measure!
A couple of great books I would recommend are The Ultimate Knitting Book by Vogue and The Tunisian Crochet Workshop by Michelle Robinson.
The Ultimate Knitting Book by Vogue is pretty much like an encyclopedia of knitting and how to design knitwear. It includes so much valuable information whether you’re starting off or an advanced knitter!
The Tunisian Crochet Workshop by Michelle Robinson is a great starter book for learning Tunisian Crochet and includes some fun projects. More than that, it is so colorful and fun. Honestly, this book just makes me happy every time I look at it.
Blocking Mats by Humble Crafter – I bought these blocking mats a while ago and I thought it was a great set because it came with 1 retractable measuring tape and 1 box of T-pins.
Knitter’s Pride Knit Blockers – These blocking pins are sturdy are amazing
Clover Amour Hooks – I’ve heard a lot about these hooks. They have a soft grip so they are ergonomic and will allow you to crochet for long periods of time.
Knit Picks Yarn Ball Winder – I have heard really great things about this yarn ball winder!
Gifts for Makers – Specifically for Mama Makers
One of the best gifts for makers, especially mama makers, is the gift of TIME. If you know a fellow mama maker who lives close by – spend some time with her kids while she works. Treat her to a day off by gifting her a spa session or manicure and pedicure. If you’re not able to do that, you can gift her some self-care items. I think this is something I have been forgetting to do lately and sometimes simple gifts can act as a reminder. Here are a few of my favorites:
My favorite hand lotion – Glysomed Hand Lotion – I apply it right before sleeping and it does wonders. I wake up with super soft hands! You can find it on Amazon by clicking the link below.
Alternatively, I love any Bath and Body Works Body Butter.
My favorite mask – Mask of Magnanimity from Lush Cosmetics. Yes, the same one that turns me into “Oscalagrouch” as Bubs says =). This mask always makes me feel so refreshed like I have had a long nap and am ready to take on the world!
If you would like to spoil your friend, check out this blog post about the Denise Interchangeable Crochet Hooks and Knitting Needles Sets.