Christmas is growing ever closer, and each year we are left with the dilemma: what do I get for my nearest and dearest?
Thankfully, some people have such a vast range of interests that you can always find them a quirky, fun, and useful gift. Crafters are one such group of people! If you have someone who loves to work with their hands in your family, what better way to show your love this Christmas than to give them the gift of creativity? Craft gifts come with all the joy of creating your own project, whether it's a jumper, a dress, or some beautiful cards, as well as the pleasure of enjoying your creation for years after it's finished!
Whether your loved one is an experienced dressmaker, or a beginner paper crafter, you're sure to find a crafty gift that's going to suit them. There are loads of different options available, so let's take a look at a few gift ideas:
1. A Sewing Machine
Anyone who's interested in creating their own fashion design and making their own clothes will absolutely love a sewing machine this Christmas. Even a very basic model can let you create amazing and unique fashion pieces! This gift comes with hours of enjoyment, fun, and creativity, so it really is the gift that keeps on giving.
2. A Bodyform
What dressmaker doesn't dream of a model who can't fidget, complain, or leave? The Adjustoform Sewdeluxe Leg Body Form is a perfect gift for anyone who loves to create their own designs. You can easily alter it to a huge variety of dress sizes, perfect for making clothes for other people.
A bodyform is the perfect way to measure and create designs, without bribing a friend to stand for you while you get to work!
3. Amazing Craft Kits
Craft is taking the world by storm. From adult colouring books, to a resurge in knitting, people are starting to come back to creating home accents with their own hands, for truly unique pieces (as well as a new skill!).
4. A Beautiful Craft Box
What do you get for the crafter who has everything? Somewhere to put it all!
Delight the craft fanatic in your family with a beautiful sewing or craft box - perfect for keeping all those small bits and bobs that are essential for craft neatly tidied away and easy to find!
For a little extra treat, why not fill the box before you give it as a gift? There are countless craft and dressmaking items that are perfect for filling up these boxes - and they're sure to give the recipient a wonderful surprise!
5. Something Seasonal!
Christmas is a great time for crafters. From making your own home and Christmas tree decorations, to knitting scarves, hats and gloves to protect against the chilly weather, there's plenty to keep any crafter busy! Gift the crafters you love with some fantastic Christmas craft items, for decorating their homes, trees, and more - plus, they'll have a wonderful token to enjoy for years to come.
Whatever their interests, you're sure to find a meaningful, fun, and crafty gift for any friend or family member at Hickeys! Why not take a look at all of our fantastic Christmas stock?