25 Best Gifts for Crafters
Got creative pals? These gifts for crafters are perfect for inspiring your maker friends—or grabbing for yourself!
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We all know someone who can spend days lost in a sewing project or whittle away hours at the easel. And when the holidays roll around, pay homage to your artsy friends—and their hobby—with these gifts for crafters.
As a crafter myself, I love trying the latest and greatest. When I’m not scouring TikTok for my next project, I’m curled up on the couch with my trusty cross-stitch hoop or crochet hook. And, in the giving spirit of the season, I found top-notch gift ideas for quilters, painters, fiber artists, jewelry makers and every crafter in between.
From a social media-approved punch needling kit to the crème de la crème of crafting gadgets (aka a Cricut machine), these gifts for crafters are all guaranteed to make the recipient smile! Oh, and if you’re shopping for yourself? These gifts double as pick-me-ups during the busiest time of year. Go ahead and treat yourself to a little crafting R&R—I won’t tell.
For the Constant Creator: Custom Stamp
No matter what kind of maker you are, you want to put your own stamp on your creations—literally. A custom stamp is one of the best gifts for crafters because it allows you to stamp a “made by” or logo onto homemade greeting cards, museum-worthy paintings or anything else you create. Think this stamp is just limited to paper? Think again! This small business makes stamps fit for fabric too!
For the Animal Lover: Paint Your Pet Virtual Class
Fido is family. And this 90-minute virtual painting class helps you capture every furry detail of your beloved friend. Beginners and seasoned artists alike will learn how to paint their pet’s very own watercolor portrait with the help of an expert instructor. Choose to gift just the experience or add on a paint kit set for ultimate ease.
For the Budding Crocheter: The Woobles Kit
Shark Tank fans may recognize The Woobles. These no-fray, no-snag pals are easy to create with the brand’s beginner crochet kit. In addition to standard materials, like yarn, a pattern and a crochet hook, your bundle includes access to how-to videos as well as text and email support. Our Woobles review confirms that when it comes to gifts for crafters, this beginner-friendly option is all fun, no fuss.
For the Kid at Heart: LEGO Flowers Bouquet
LEGO sets aren’t just for kids. And this gorgeous flower-building set has taken the internet by storm. Use your imagination to piece together over 750 pieces into a realistic arrangement. The best part? It never wilts!
For the Nature Lover: Solar Printing Kit
Craft supplies can get expensive! This is why we love this solar printing kit that leans on leaves, flowers and stems—plus the power of the sun—to create beautifully rustic art. Choose a kit with as few as five or as many as 20 solar sheets. Now, who wants to go on a hike?
For the One Who Likes to Try New Things: Crafting Membership
Know a crafty person that’s done it all (and loved it)? Treat them to a membership to Lia Griffith. When you subscribe to this website, you unlock templates, videos and instructions for all kinds of amazing craft projects like paper flowers, felted projects and holiday decor. No matter their interests, crafting memberships make for thoughtful gifts for crafters on your list.
For the TikTok Queen: Punch Needle Coaster Kit
If you’re on TikTok, you’ve likely come across those oh-so-satisfying rug punching videos. Give it a try (on a much smaller scale) with this punch needle coaster kit. It includes everything you need—fabric, an embroidery hoop, yarn, a punch needle and patterns—to craft four cute mug rugs. Choose from sunflower, paw print, floral and mushroom designs and add to a gift basket.
For the Quilter: Custom Sewing Room Sign
The quilter or sewist in your life will swoon over this custom sewing room sign. Personalized with details like their name, established year and location, this sweet piece of wall art pays homage to their favorite craft. Customizable gifts for crafters like this come in four sizes and eight different frame options.
For the Experimenter: Crystal Growing Kit
This craft kit for kids is so fun, even adults will want to get in on the crystal growing action. Build and add color to the evergreen, cherry, bonsai and dragon blood trees. Then add crystal solution and watch the magic happen! (Don’t sleep on these cooking kits for kids either.)
For the Vintage Fiend: Macrame Kit
This 70s craft is experiencing a major renaissance. The easiest way to start your retro crafting journey is with a macrame kit that includes all the basics: cording, a pattern, knot guide and a wooden dowel to hang your creation. We love that this kit offers over a dozen color choices.
For the Restless: Crafting Subscription Box
Know someone who’s always game to try something new? The Adults & Crafts Crate subscription box will satisfy their curiosity. Each month, a box laden with supplies shows up at their doorstep so they can try everything from woodworking to marbling clay. Now those are gifts for crafters that keep on giving!
For the One Who Likes to Get Their Hands Dirty: Pottery Kit
Dreaming of molding your own trinket dishes and plant pots? Now you can—no kiln required. This air-dry clay pottery kit includes a little bit of everything: clay, pottery tools, paints and paint brushes, varnish and a quick-start guide. All you need to bring are your hands and imagination!
For the Miniature Modeler: Storybook DIY Set
This storybook miniature set is one of the best gifts for crafters or readers. Celebrate the details as you build a teeny tiny puzzle scene within the spine of a book. Battery-operated lights add ambiance to your scene. Choose between time travel, magic house, sakura densya and sunshine town-themed kits.
For the Well-Rounded Crafter: Cricut Explore 3
A Cricut is surely the item on the top of every crafter’s wishlist; it’s like the KitchenAid mixer of the crafting world. This amazing machine can cut letters and shapes into paper, vinyl and fabric for unlimited creative possibilities. We recommend the Cricut Explore 3 for scrapbooking and card making—but the possibilities are endless.
For the Nostalgic: Tie-Dye DIY Kit
Missing those long, lazy days spent at summer camp? Head back in time with this tie-dye DIY kit. Add a colorful twist to the included bandanas, or sub in your own tees, kitchen towels or tote bags. Groovy! Gift this set on its own or add it to a care package.
For the Homemaker: Flower Arranging Subscription
Give the gift of fresh flowers every. single. month. Not only does Bouquet Box garner oohs and aahs with its seasonal blooms, but your favorite crafter can test their flower-arranging skills. Each box includes farm-fresh stems, tools and a photo instruction card. We tried Bouquet Box and it’s our go-to hostess gift.
For the Accessorizer: Polymer Clay Earring Kit
Fun and funky polymer clay jewelry is popping up in trendy circles lately. Get on board with this fad with a bright jewelry kit. You’ll get enough supplies—clay, cutting tools, jewelry findings, glue and more—to make lots of earrings for you and your friends. This is one of those gifts for crafters that’s as unique as it is beautiful.
For the Sustainable: Kintsugi Kit
Instead of tossing that broken bowl or plate, mend it! Kintsugi is a Japanese art form that repairs pottery with touches of silver and gold. This repair kit lets you try the craft with the ease of an all-in-one kit. Just bring your own damaged piece, then let the kit’s epoxy glue, color powder, mixing sticks, brush, gloves and instructions walk you through the rest.
For the Planner: Stationery Subscription Box
Happy mail alert! For the person whose planner is a work of art, gift them a stationery subscription box chock full of pens, sticky notes, journals and prompts—among other writing accoutrements. Staying organized has never looked so good.
For the Hungry Crafter: Rainbow Bagel Kit
This rainbow bagel kit gives permission to play with your food. It has everything you need to whip up a dozen Instagram-worthy breakfast bites. Bonus: It passes as an excellent gift for bakers or bread bakers too. Pass the cream cheese, please!
For the One Who Needs Some Stress Relief: Needle Felting Kit
Crafting is a great way to relax and relieve stress, but felting takes it to the next level. This trade requires jabbing a needle into wool over and over again to create a dense shape. We’re smitten with this needle felting kit that contains all the supplies necessary to start your own mini crew of felted characters and shapes. Keep calm and stab on!
For the Knitter: Yarn Tote
Avid knitters and crocheters are always working on a handful of projects. With lots of scarves, sweaters and socks in the works, keeping that yarn organized can be tricky. That’s where this handy yarn tote comes in. It keeps several skeins separated and tangle-free. Plus it has pockets for needles, scissors and other extras.
For the Homebody: Loom Kit
Gift your favorite crafter something they may not have tried before, like a loom kit for weaving a cool fiber wall hanging. This delicate kit features an array of beautiful fibers, a small loom, a weaving comb and all other necessities.
For the One Who Loves Details: Embroidery Kits
Every creative needs a good couch craft; something relaxing and easy to pick up while you’re unwinding on the sofa at the end of the day. Embroidery is the perfect couch craft and the embroidery kits out there these days are so cute! We love this four-pack that features everything you need to get started, including patterns, floss, hoops, needles and instructions.
For the One Who Loves to Send Snail Mail: Hand Lettering Workbook
Encourage crafty friends to try another creative endeavor with Hand Lettering 101. This workbook outlines how to start hand lettering (an updated take on calligraphy) and gives you prompts for fun projects to show off your skills.
Taste of Home Editor, Lisa Kaminski, contributed to this article
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