Monday, December 13, 2010

a gift guide for the fiber lover

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Looking for a gift for the fiber lover in your life? Here are a handful of ideas to get your ideas flowing!



vintage sewing basket
How about a vintage sewing basket like this one from She Sews a Fine Seam filled up with all kinds of fun sewing supplies.



Pin cushion
This felted pin cushion by Felt Mates might be the cutest sewing accessory EVER!!



vintage sewing pattern
Vintage sewing patterns like this one from Blessings Boutique would make a unique gift.



fabric.com
A gift certificate to a fabric store is on my wish list. Since I don't like to battle the crowds at my local fabric store- I LOVE shopping online at Fabric.com!



screen printed fabric
Hand printed fabric is a unique and lovely option like this screen printed fabric by summersville.



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A screen print kit from EZ Screen Printing and Art Supplies is perfect for those who enjoy making their own fabric.



hand dyed fabric by a stitch in dye
Beautiful hand dyed fabric by a stitch in dye.



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Or consider making yardage of your own fabric to give as gifts. I made a handful painted canvas that I will be giving to creative friends.

buttons
A unique set of buttons would make a great stocking stuffer like this set from hey day handmade.



embroidered button kit
Embroidered button kit from Take of Fibers is a totally unique gift.



assortment of buttons from big fish
Or a giant assortment of buttons! Like these ones from big fish.



yarn wrapped bangles
Yarn wrapped bangles from mystic fibers for the fashionable fiber lover!


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Gorgeous purple nesting bowls by secret snowbird.



hand spun yarn from spring tree road
Hand spun yarn from spring tree road make the best gift for a knitter.



fiber subscription
I think this is a great idea! A subscription for 4 months of fiber from sosae caetano.



personalized knitting needles from chelle
How fun are these personalized initial knitting needles from chelle!



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Lyric Kinard's book and dvd are full of all kinds of inspiration for creating art quilts.



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Melanie Testa's book Inspired to Quilt is another fabulous book.



Ruth Rae
For the mixed media sewer- Layered, Tattered and Stitched by Ruth Rae is full of inspiration.



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Or Stitch Alchemy by Kelli Perkins is another wonderful book.



crow fiber art mono print
How about some fiber art? Crowing fiber art mono type by jane lafazio



embroidered dolls by hillery rebe
Embroidered dolls by Hillery Rebe



the city i love by mummy sam
The city I love mixed media wall hanging by Mummy Sam

14 comments:

Lisa said...

Mummy Sam! Love it!

Great array of wonders there, thanks.

Love the button embroidery kit.

VeganCraftastic said...

So many great gift ideas!

martinealison said...

Les idées fleurissent de partout... génial.
Bisous

Melody said...

Another great gift guide.

Belle said...

Love the buttons and the dolls and everything else.

MODERN Prairie Girl said...

GREAT list! I am coveting those teeny tiny felt buttons with designs...how does she do that without going blind?! Seriously.

I'm a neophyte in with the sewing thing. Just got my first machine...lots of good book inspiration here. thanks!
Lara

Mirja said...

Many great ideas..thanks so much..I think i got some ideas out of these tips..:)

Hugs,
Mirja

Teodo said...

Thanks you very much for these ideas.
ciao ciao

BonnieRose said...

wonderful suggestions.. love your canvas rolls..... love love! Where is your canvas remix book??

cindy shake said...

All FUN ideas :o) I have a couple of those books and they are wonderful. LOVE the pin cushion too :o) sweet.

Jane LaFazio said...

Thanks for the mention in our list!! xoxo

Roben-Marie said...

Fantastic list! Thanks so much!

joy.abbott@ntlworld.com said...

Do you know i read your blog everyday.I feel really inspired and love your originality!

jabbott said...

Im loving these head bands off to make some!

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