This quilter gift guide only includes products that are tried and true. I personally own each item and use them in every quilt I make. Quilters of all skill level can use these gift items, from beginner to advanced.
Also, they are all consumable or wear out over time, so don’t be afraid to purchase something the quilter in your life may already have. A quilter can never have enough batting or thread!
Quilter Gift Guide
Gift ideas for quilters of all skill levels.
WARM COMPANY (2131) Warm and Natural Cotton Batting by The Yard, 90-Inch by 40-Yard
Batting is what goes in the middle of a quilt to make it soft and cuddly. I prefer an all cotton batting that really shows off the stitches. Receiving a whole role as a gift would make my day!
SINGER 04332 ProSeries Curved Safety Pins in Flower Case, Size 2, 75-Count
These curved safety pins are designed to hold all the layers of a quilt in place until they are sewn together. They make this step go so much faster than using straight safety pins.
Fiskars 12-87577097J Acrylic Ruler, 6x24 Inch
Rulers made from acrylic are specially made to measure and cut fabric pieces to be sewn into blocks. The one linked here is a basic ruler that every quilter should have.
OLFA 24" x 36" Double-Sided, Self-Healing Rotary Mat
Fabric is cut into small pieces on a cutting mat for accuracy (and the quilter’s sanity). This cutting mat features grid lines and rulers to make cutting just about any size piece a breeze.
Gingher 8-Inch Knife Edge Dressmaker's Shears
These scissors are made to cut fabric and should only cut fabric. Quilters struggle with keeping other people’s hands away from their fabric scissors. Perhaps that is why you are visiting this list.
Vornado SF-717, Mini Steam Iron with Dual Voltage Travel Bag, Non-Stick Soleplate, Anti-Slip Handle, Rapid Heating, 420W Power, White
Each quilt block should be pressed so the seams lay flat before sandwiching the quilt top and bottom with batting. Otherwise, the quilt will be lumpy. This is a good one for ironing small seams.
Fiskars 01-005874 Titanium Softgrip Comfort Loop Handle Rotary Cutter, 45mm, Gray
To cut fabric pieces on the self-healing cutting mat listed above, a quilter needs a rotary cutter. This handheld wheel whips through multiple fabric layers to make the process faster.
Aurifil Mako' Cotton 50 wt Thread, Quilter's Ideal Set of 5 Essential Piecing Colors, Large 1422 Yard Spools, Bundle of 5 Items
High quality thread is important for keeping a quilter’s sewing machine clean and in good working order. Cheaper thread will lead to lint buildup.
SINGER 00564 ProSeries Thread Snips, 5-Inch
Short threads that need to be snipped will pop up multiple times during piecing and quilting. Thread snips ensure that only the thread is cut and not the fabric.
Dritz 5101 Seam Ripper, Large with Ergonomic Design
All quilters have a love-hate relationship with a seam ripper. Mistakes are inevitable. At least this one is easy to hold and a pretty color.
Quilter Gift Guide
I hope this quilter gift guide helps your choose the perfect gift. Don’t forget to grab the Happiest Camper Free Quilt Pattern too. Print it out and include it with your gift to really delight a quilter.