“I just don’t know what to get!” We hear this cry for help a lot. You need a gift for your mom or sister, for someone in your bee, for someone who’s new to sewing, or even someone who’s sewn for years and has a sewing room stuffed full of notions and fabric. Never fear-the Bernina Babes are here with ideas that will make your choice easy and the one who receives it happy!
We’ve got a Notion
Notions are a useful gift for the new and experienced sewist alike. If you’re buying for someone who’s just beginning to sew, they need everything! And there’s always a new notion or improved tool that that can make the life of an experienced quilter or seamstress that much easier.
Following a Thread
A thread assortment is a fantastic gift for someone who is either building up a thread collection, or would love a special set of threads, like the Aurifil pictured here. Even one or two spools make great stocking stuffers, or that little something extra in a gift bag.
Precut For Your Creative Convenience!
If you want to give a quilter some fabric, without choosing yardage, precut sets are the way to go! Whether it’s charm squares or jelly rolls, you get a yummy, colorful assortment of fabrics that work together, and are easy to match with a blender to work into a larger project. There’s a wide range of precut-friendly patterns and pattern books to match.
Oooo! Look at that!
Then there are those gifts that catch your eye and surprise you. They range from the beautiful to the useful to the fun, or even all three together.
I’m Overwhelmed/Stumped/Need Chocolate and a Nap
We all know the answer to this one: gift cards and certificates. Sometimes the best gift is to let them choose for themselves!
Go Big or Go Home
You really want to go all out, giving them a gift they’ll never forget, one that will bring them joy for years to come. (We won’t mention that pair of pants you’re hoping they’ll hem for you.)
If You Give Them a Machine, They’ll Need Some Feet to Go With It.
We hope that our suggestions have answered your “What do I give them?” questions. And as always, if you need more help, please stop by and see us, even if it’s only to purchase that little something for yourself, as a reward for all your hard, thoughtful, gift-giving work!