Our Christmas Gift Guide 2018
Still looking for gift ideas for those who love sewing and making their own clothes?
Let’s us help…
Here’s 10 brilliant gift ideas that dressmakers and those learning to sew will love from the Editors of The Pattern Pages
1. Stackable storage
We love this Caddy Organiser with small, medium and large compartments, and use ours to keep all our important sewing notions handy in one place.
Made by Deflecto - it can purchased here for £26.81
2. Luxury thread sets
It’s important to use good quality threads. This 20 reels of 100m high quality mercerized cotton in a mixture of basic and bright shades is perfect for machine sewing.
Made by reputable brand Gutermann - this box set can be purached here for £23.38
3. Heavy duty sewing
We really like this retro looking metal frame sewing machine with stainless steel bedplate. It can sew 1100 stitches per minute, and has a 4-step buttonhole, 3 needle positions and easy to use drop in bobbin, drop feed and copes with the thickest of fabrics. A great little machine for beginners.
The Singer 4411 sewing machine can be bought for £199 here
4. Cut above the rest!
This stainless steel pair of 24cm amplify dressmaking scissors will cope with all your dressmaking demands and the ServoCut mechanism doubles the cutting performance. Fiskar scissors are known for their durability and we wouldn’t be without ours.
Buy your pair of Fiksra Amplify Dressmaking scissors for £22.22
5. Advent Calendar
Treat-filled advent calendars are really popular at the moment. Get in the mood for festive fun with this one filled with goodies for your sewing stash.
Buy your Hemline calendar for £39.30 here
In association with Amazon UK
6. Insider know-how
How to Dress: Secret styling tips from a fashion insider is a great book written by Alexandra Fullerton. It’s a great read for anyone who loves fashion and wants to know the secrets behind always looking stylish with minimal effort.
Buy your copy of How to Dress for £9.11 here
7. Journal entry
This chic journal is designed for fashion lovers to jot down ideas and be inspired by the vintage ladies and patterns from the McCall Pattern Company.
This journal is available to buy for £12.99 by clicking here
8. Sewing-themed wall sticker
Transform your sewing room with a quote vinyl wall sticker.
Available from Webstickers for £7.99 here
9. Sewing machine travel bag
This stylish durable canvas bag fits most standard sized sewing machines and is compatible with Janome, Singer, Brother, Pfaff, Husqvarna Viking, and more. It has a safety sponge in the bottom of the bag which will protect sewing machine went you take it on holiday or to a sewing workshop. It measures 45cm x 23cm x 31cm.
Buy this stylish sewing machine bag for £23.99 here
10. Make-up bag
Have a bit of fun with this medium sized make-up/toiletry bag from Flox Creative! The quote of the front ‘Mess with my fabric and I'll rip you apart from the seams’ says it all! It measures 19cm x 18cm x 9cm.
Available to purchase from Flox Creative for £9.50 here