Gifts for Sewers - A Gift Guide to the Holidays
There's no time like the holidays to grant a sewer's wish, whether it's for a problem-solving tool, an inspirational book, an aspirational machine, or a well-appointed sewing room. Are you wondering just what to give your sewing friends? Threads' staff and contributors have compiled a wish list of tools, books, notions, and more to help get your sewing gift-giving started. They even make great presents to yourself!
Check out this gift guide from Threads issue #158, and let us know in the comments what's on your wishlist this holiday season.
The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques
This spiral-bound, hardcover book contains Lynda Maynard's novel solutions to creating beautiful finishes and is an excellent addition to any sewing library. ($26.95, Interweave.com)
—Kenneth D. King, contributing editor
Pattern gift certificate
I could spend hours browsing pattern company EvaDress's online selection of reproduction vintage patterns. It's a broad collection spanning the 1800s to the 1950s. If someone gave me an EvaDress gift certificate this year, I know just what I'd spend it on. ($15 to $150, EvaDress.com)
—Stephani L. Miller, associate editor
A HotPatterns wardrobe
I would love a selection of HotPatterns handpicked for me by company co-founder Trudy Hanson. The styles are up-to-the-minute and very wearable, and Trudy designs them in collections that work well together. (price varies, HotPatterns.com)
—Carol Fresia, interim editor
Posted on Nov 22nd, 2011 in sewing, online extras, tools & supplies, notions, gifts