21 Sew-Preme Gift Ideas For Quilters

Updated on August 8, 2022 Updated on Aug 8, 2022
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    For those who quilt, it’s not just a hobby.  It’s a passion, a way of life. But what do you gift a quilter? Isn’t it all just fabric and… well, fabric? We found the best gift ideas for your favorite quilter – the original, the funny, and the downright helpful.

  1. Quilter’s Brain Mug
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    Looking for an original Christmas gift for the quilter in the family? This high-quality ceramic mug makes a great gift for quilters and sewers alike. Use it as a stocking stuffer, or stuff it with little quilting supplies, like a new set of seam rippers and a little wristband pin cushion.

  3. Spool Huggers
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    These thread spool huggers are designed to keep thread tails from unraveling and losing tension so that she won’t end up with a tangled mess of threads ever again. They make lovely practical gifts for quilters, from beginners to old hands.

  5. Magnetic Pin Button
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    Not your average pin cushion! This magnetic sewing button is lovingly handmade from gorgeous Liberty Tana Lawn cotton that feels like silk. Stick it onto any magnetic surface and stow those pins while you work – in the prettiest way possible.

  7. Piecemaker Tee
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    Quilters everywhere will smile at this funny quilters shirt with the phrase “Just Call Me A Piecemaker.” A perfect gift for friends and family who love piecing together tiny bits of fabric. A great Mother’s Day gift for mom, grandma, sister, aunt, friend, or coworker. The T-shirts come in male, female, and youth cuts and sizes.

  9. Quilting Room Sign


    This great-looking sign lets everyone know that quilting is essential. The sign makes a fantastic and funny gift for anyone who loves quilting.

  11. Vintage Floral Jelly Roll
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    A jelly roll is a curated bundle of 2.5″ strips of precut quilt fabric featuring an array of coordinating fabric from a designer’s collection. This vintage floral jelly roll will make sewing up a cute quilt a snap and is a fantastic gift for beginner quilters and their sewing kits.

  13. License Plate Frame
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    Let her show off her favorite hobby to the world with this license plate cover with a mock quilt design. The high-quality chrome frames are sturdy and durable and won’t rust, corrode or fade. An original quilting gift that will leave her excited to run out for more fabric.

  15. Ultimate DIY Quilting Kit
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    This is the ultimate specialty set for quilting beginners with everything they’ll need to create beautiful quilt designs. The kit comes with a specialized fabric cutter, 8 unique cutting templates, 2 cutting mats, a die-cut, and a fabric strip cutter that’ll slice everything from cotton to denim, leather to silk. Includes over 70 free quilt patterns and a tutorial CD.

  17. Coffee + Tea Tumbler


    Every quilter gets flack about hoarding supplies. This stainless steel tumbler gives them a nice line of defense! It’s double-walled and vacuum-sealed, with copper-coated insulation, which helps keep drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 6 hours. Plus, there’s an anti-leak, BPA-free flip lid. 

  19. Mini Iron
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    This cute mini-iron is perfect for pressing a “quick bias” in stained glass quilting, as well as appliqueing, pressing seams, paper crafting, and many other sewing projects. This little gadget is easy to use on even the smallest details and heats up in less than 10 minutes.

  21. Earrings
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    These cute earrings make a sweet and thoughtful gift for the quilter in your life. Not your average dangle earrings, they recreate quilted fabric in lightweight polymer clay – the designs are the result of hand manipulation of different colored clays.

  23. Quilters Travel Case
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    This professional quilters case is designed for the traveling quilter. The interior comfortably fits unfinished quilt blocks up to 12-1/2″ square. Plus pockets and straps will fit all the accessories they need to take with them. 

  25. Quirky Socks
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    Everyone needs at least one pair of fun socks in their closet. Whether she wears these for long quilting sessions or hidden under her pants to a dull day job, these socks are sure to be a hit with a sewing fan.

  27. Bad Things Happen To Good Quilters
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    Everyone starts their quilting projects with the best intentions, but a difficult technique, mismatched fabrics, or a mistake can bring the project to a screeching halt. For years! This book is packed with can-do advice and practical problem-solving to help get projects back on track!

  29. Needle Rest Set
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    Easily rest those crafting needles with this quirky magnet set that includes a magnetic Measuring Tape, Thread Bobbin, Cross-Stitch Frame, and a Pink Button. The magnet backing will hold securely on most fabrics and arrives in a little organza drawstring tote bag. A fun pin set no crafter can do without!

  31. Sewing Machine Necklace
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    This sparkly 3D “quilting machine” pendant is silver plated in 18K and inlaid with crystals. It’s an excellent choice for a crafty wife, mother, grandmother, or friend who loves to quilt or sew. The chain is 16 inches long and the necklace comes in a gift box ready for gifting.

  33. Repurposed Silk Sari Robe 
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    This brilliantly patterned robe is made from repurposed silk saris and is a beautiful way to spoil any quilt lover in your family. The sari swatches are hand-sewn together with contrasting Kantha stitching to create a gorgeous, vibrant patchwork. Handmade in India.

  35. Suction Ruler Grip
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    The Gypsy Gripper gives a quilter control of the ruler while using a rotary cutter. It evenly distributes pressure applied to the cutting surface and is especially recommended for those with arthritis or carpal tunnel. A very handy and underappreciated gift!

  37. Notecard Set
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    A handwritten note may not appeal to you personally, but some still love the written art form. And there’s so much to be said for receiving a hand-scrawled personal message. The 10 quilted notecards are beautifully embossed, come with matching envelopes, and are blank inside.

  39. Stemless Wine Tumbler
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    Have a sewciopath in the family? This humorous wine glass is the perfect gift for any sewing or quilting fan. It’s made from high-quality, durable glass and is perfect for enjoying red wine, white wine, cocktails, or any beverage of their choosing. Perhaps you could package it up with a nice bottle of Napa Valley Quilt wine?

  41. Coaster Set
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    These clever vintage-look coasters mimic a quilting square – specifically the famed Ruby Roads quilt pattern, engraved on bamboo. Each set comes in a cotton drawstring bag and is equipped with felt pads so they don’t scratch up the coffee table. They make a fab housewarming gift or stocking stuffer for that pattern-loving friend.