Whether you are seeking stocking stuffer ideas or a small gift for Mother's Day or maybe a suitable present for your favorite stitcher's birthday, you are sure to get some great ideas from this array of suggested gift ideas.
Adhesive Magnetic Sheets have many uses. Stitchers can use them to create small magnets or used to corral needles while stitching. Of course, the sheets may be used as an impromptu needle finder if your stitcher is like me and works in a carpeted area. I can never find those dropped needles without a magnet!
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Cross Stitchers who used beads and other embellishments need one of these inexpensive tools. The Bead Nabber is a small device that fits any size finger. It has a small sticky pad (replacements are available for these) that helps to corral pesky seed beads and holds them until threaded on the needle. Learn more
A small clip-on light is very helpful for a stitcher who enjoys working on the run. Waiting rooms, hospitable bed-sides, and car interiors become perfect places to stitch when a light illuminates your project. Read Review
Color Wheels come in handy when designing projects or choosing colors to substitute in a design.
This complete kit will start a stitcher out on the right track with supplies and projects. If you have a budding stitcher on your hands, get them started with the proper tools. It will enhance the experience and may be the beginning of a life-long hobby.
I have a dozen pairs of scissors floating around my house, but only two pairs of really nice ones. The small scissors are for cutting floss and the larger ones are for fabric. Period. Give a set of scissors that will last a stitcher a lifetime. Then, keep your hands off of them!
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If the stitcher for which you are shopping uses a bobbin based storage system
chances are that she or he will appreciate a floss bobbin winder. I have worn out one and started on my second winder. Learn more
A year's subscription to a favorite magazine will be a welcome gift. Or, give a subscription to a magazine the stitcher has not been receiving and add to his or her pattern stash.
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Stitchers swear by this product which was originally devoloped for cow teats. No, I am not joking. Apparently someone noticed that it is also a great lotion for stitchers. It is not greasy, will not leave marks on your fabric, and has a pleasant smell.
Needles are essential to Cross Stitch. Tuck a few packs of these needles in a stitcher's stocking or gift pack. Learn More