Searching for a gift for the crafter in your life, but don't know where to start? It can be hard to know what to buy a crafter, as there are lots of things to think about. For instance, what type of craft they enjoy, what their skill level is, whether they like to try different hobbies or just stick to the one they know... Luckily, we're here to help. Lots of us here at Team Yours enjoy crafting, so we've rounded up the best gifts for crafters.
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Most of the items we've chosen are things we'd buy for ourselves. So, you can trust that we've picked good options. There's a range of craft gift ideas here: from stocking fillers to books that will help develop their skills, to tools that will up their craft game. Hopefully, there's something for everyone.
No matter the special occasion, Birthday, Christmas or congratulations, these gifts are perfect for any celebration.
And remember, if in doubt, choose something you'd like to receive yourself.
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The best gifts for crafters
1. Make Your Own Terrazzo Eco Resin Coaster Kit
At Yours, our crafty writers love making their own terrazzo coasters which is why they've recommended this kit. This workshop in a box will provide everything the recipient needs to create their own coasters for their home with a mix of speckled colours.
2. A Crafter's Journal
One thing every crafter or maker will tell you is that organisation is key. Keeping track of projects can be hard, especially if you have a variety of hobbies and interests. This journal will help a crafter organise their craft room, remembering how long projects have taken, and jotting down inspiration and ideas too.
3. Christmas Soy Candle Making Kit
Candle making is great fun and relatively simple if you're a complete beginner, and this ticks two boxes as a Christmas gift as it's wonderfully festive too. It includes a special Christmas oil blend to make the candle smell fabulous and festive, with Winter Orange and Cinnamon Spice.
4. Craft Mug
We can't craft without a hot cup of tea beside us. Admittedly, it'll often go cold before we remember it's there, but it's often the ritual that matters most. Having a crafty mug makes that cuppa even more special.
5. Personalised Knitting Needle Holder
For knitters, having a special case for your needles is a must - and a personalised one is a beautiful gift. This is handmade in leather, and you can personalise it with up to 30 characters, in a choice of three fonts and three font colours.
6. Chocolate Sewing Kit
We can't compile a gift list without including some novelty chocolates. Choc On Choc gifts are not just fun but also made with thick, luxurious chocolate.
7. Great Granny Crochet Blanket Kit
Complete with different colours of soft merino wool. It makes the perfect gift for any crocheter. We love the mixture of colours. It comes complete with a crochet hook and yarn needle. There's even an online video tutorial to help newbies.
8. Bespoke Jewellery Making Kit
Jewellery is always a lovely gift idea and with this kit, the lucky receiver can make their own! This kit contains all the tools and guidance needed to create their bespoke, dream jewellery piece which they can send off to be cast and can wear when ready.
9. Off to my Craft Room T-Shirt
Any crafter will love this fun T-shirt, whether you have a designated craft room or just do it in the kitchen.
10. Multicolour Aluminium Crochet Hooks (Pack of 14)
One of our editors has been determined to learn to crochet for years, but hasn't actually committed to it until now. She treated herself to these fancy crochet hooks and the fact that they're really colourful helps to inspire her to get started. They're aluminium, which is important, so don't scrimp and buy cheap plastic versions.
11. Gift A Craft Kit Subscription
This gift is really special and keeps on giving; you can sign up for a one-off box, or for six months. Every month the recipient receives a box full of tools and instructions to complete a whole project; ideal if your crafting friend likes trying new hobbies. Previous examples of projects include lino cutting, book-binding, and Japanese shibori dyeing.
12. Sewing Quote Pencils
Anyone handy with a needle will love this little gift. Pencils are the best thing for jotting down ideas and projects, as you can easily rub everything out when you change your mind or go a bit wrong.
13. The Repair Shop: A Make Do and Mend Handbook
14. Personalised Craft Bag
A great way to keep all their crafting bits and pieces safe and tidy. This bag can be personalised with their name, choice of colour and wording - craft bag, sewing bag, or embroidery bag.
15. Paper Cutting Kit For Beginners With 13 Projects
A great kit for beginners who want to try paper crafting, this kit has 13 projects to make beautiful cards and paper art.
16. Cleopatra's Needle Pansy Pillow Tapestry Kit
Make your own scented herb pillow with this fun kit - or, use it to make a larger pillow, or even to frame and hang it on the wall. The kit includes everything you need to finish the project, including potpourri, a needle, and wool.
17. 100 Little Knitted Gifts to Make
If the crafter in your life loves to knit, then this book of 100 projects will make a great present. You can never have too many ideas of things to make, and this book includes patterns for baby booties, phone covers, toys, and much more. It's great for a beginner, but there's also plenty for a more seasoned knitter to get hold of. Also available for Kindle
18. Cricut Joy Cutting and Writing Machine
This clever piece of kit helps you create cards and labels from your phone - perfect for anyone who loves paper crafts for vinyl designs.
19. Sculpd Pottery Kit
We've only heard good things about the Sculpd Pottery Kit that has everything they need to create their own pinch pots, succulent plant pots, trinket dishes, vases, pendants, and everything in between. Every kit contains enough clay for two people so this will make a great gift that you can use together for a celebratory, fun, crafty afternoon or evening.
20. Organic Soap Making Kit
A great gift for any crafter looking for a new exciting hobby, this kit comes with everything they need to make their very own luxury organic soap! It's filled with organic soap compounds, organic essential oils, aniseed, linseed, poppy seeds, marigold petals and easy-to-follow instructions and will help them create beautifully scented bars of soap, that are also totally vegetarian.
21. Scion Spike Rectangular Sewing Basket, Light Grey
Beautifully decorated in a cutesy hedgehog print, this sewing box makes a wonderfully thoughtful gift. The neat sections of this sewing box demand to be filled with all manner of sewing necessities - the ideal gift for craft enthusiasts.
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