12 sewing, knitting, crochet and stitching craft kits to buy for the modern crafter in your life
1. Cross stitch quotes kit
Sometimes we need those little reminders to be happy to be brave and to be kind. Here’s your cue in the shape of cross stitched hoop art.
2. Raccoon embroidery plushie craft kit
All Kiriki patterns are screen printed by hand with vibrant, water-based inks onto the fabric so no tracing or transferring is ever required. All you need to do is stitch a little character onto your plushie and fill it with soft toy stuffing to bring it to life.
3. Sad pug cushion sewing kit
This sad pug cushion has ‘excellent brother gift’ written all over it. Make him a new sofa pal or better yet, spend quality time making it together.
4. Fruit of the month calendar kit
Embroider a bounty of fruit year-round with this easy poke-and-stitch calendar kit. Using the embroidery floss, needle and calendar cards provided, learn four simple stitches with the help of diagrams and instructions. Create your own calendar by embellishing apple blossoms in September or stitching strawberry seeds in May.
5. Dinosaur taxidermy knitting kit
The Triceratops faux taxidermy wall mount features three horns and a frill knitted using the beautiful mixed yarns in Sincerely Louise’s kit. The kit includes both written and chart patterns as well as step-by-step pics.
5. Beginner pom pom scarf knitting kit
So soft. A simple knitting kit to make a scarf using premium alpaca wool. Also includes four Toft Alpapca pom poms for an extra fluffy finish. Perfect beginner kit!
7. Panda doll sewing kit
Make your own happy panda doll with Julia Staite’s sewing kit. The screen printed panda toy comes with a dapper, hand-stamped bow tie in neon yellow or neon pink. What’s more, you don’t need a sewing machine to whip him up, making this a great project for adults and older children alike.
8. Felt heart matchbox craft kit
Inspired by Lisa’s travels to India, the Indian Matchbox Kits are a range of hand sewing projects all beautifully packaged in giant matchboxes!
9. T’Lee crochet bag kit
Named after the designer’s grandmother, the T’Lee Bag combines crochet and embroidery to create a stunning yet practical bag. First, the pieces for the bag are crocheted, then the chevron pattern is stitched on in a contrasting colour. Large enough for those of use who don’t like to travel light. Ahem.
10. Winter dress for kids sewing kit
This cute winter dress for little girls is totally adorable – just the gift for new mama makers. What’s more, according to the designer it’s as easy to make as threading a needle. We can’t wait to give it try!
11. Funky Little doll sewing kit
Another handmade doll to sew, only this time you can personalise you fabric pal by stitching an embroidered name tag. Choose from two designs and make this beautiful Funky Little Doll at home.
12. Felt pine cone Christmas tree decoration
Free this month inside Mollie Makes 60 we’ve packed two DIY Christmas tree decorations. And since these felt pine cone decorations are quick, simple makes, we foresee felty pine cone clusters featuring on crafty trees everywhere.
Buy Mollie Makes 60 from large supermarkets and all good newsagents.