Mother’s Day is right around the corner and this is the second in our series of posts to inspire your gift-giving this year! Last week we shared nine tutorials for gifts to make for mum and this week we’re highlighting some quick, easy and gorgeous gift ideas for your creative mum that require no making on your part! Want more inso? Check out our Mother’s Day Gifts section on The Daily Stitch!
Knit, throw ’em on, and relax. They’re that easy. The Stitch & Story Lola Pom Slippers Knit Kit is aimed at giving new knitters a stress-free knitting experience, this kit contains everything your mum will need to get started and learn the basic knitting techniques! And if she already knows how to knit they will be a quick treat to knit up. The kit includes instructions for two sizes, UK 4-5 and UK 6-7. You can customise your kit with any colour of Stitch & Story the Chunky Wool – just leave us a note on your order to customise your kit!
Never before has fabric decoration been so easy, fun and clean! The all-in-one Indigo Blue Textile Kit includes a scarf to embellish with vivid indigo-coloured fabric ink which comes in a dripless applicator, flows like dye but can be applied like paint. You’ll find instructions for tie-dye, shibori dye, vat dye, and resist dye techniques, as well as painting and stamping techniques. Built for easy clean up, maximum versatility, and chic results, the creative possibilities for this kit are endless!
Just right for a green-fingered mum with a big garden or a window sill of pot plants! Cotton Clara’s Plant Lady kit comes with wooden board cut with the cross stitch pattern ready to stitch and hang! With full instructions, green thread and a needle, it’s ready to stitch right out of the package. Cross stitching onto a ready made pattern is so easy, anyone can do it!
Hawthorn Handmade’s unique pop-up weaving loom paired with a weaving supply pack (the teal and mustard colourway is shown here) is everything mum needs to create a beautiful wall hanging! The loom has been lovingly created with high quality laser cut birch plywood and comes as a flat piece that is easy to build. The weaving supply packs contain wool yarn, wool roving, cotton warp thread, a tapestry needle and detailed instructions – in short, everything you need to get started weaving!
There is no place like home, and this kit by The Make Arcade contains all the materials for mum to craft a sweet piece of home decor, inspired by a cinematic favourite! Use the hoop to stitch the work and then display in your kitchen, nursery, home cinema, wherever you like. This kit contains everything you need to get started right out of the box, so it’s perfect for beginners wanting to try a new craft or a quick make for a long-time stitcher.
Great Paintings to Colour In is a colouring book filled with 46 carefully drawn line illustrations of famous masterpieces! Pair this inspiring book with a set of pens or pencils and give mum a gift to relax with. With this book, the colourist gets to try to recreate original artwork or recreate famous work in a new colour palette! Plus each entry is filled with info about how the artist achieved his or her effects with tips to reproduce them.
Using a few basic tools and simple techniques you can upcycle old and well-loved garments into beautiful rugs, pillows, artworks, bags and other gifts and the Rag Rug Starter Kit will show you how! Just add scissors and scrap fabric – the reusable project bag is filled with everything else mum will need to learn to get started rag rugging!
Hannah Bass’s contemporary needlepoint kits include designs for more than two dozen city maps so you can choose one that is meaningful to your mum! Each kit is beautifully packaged and contains everything she needs to complete a tapestry that can be used for a cushion or framed. Perfect for beginners as well as experienced stitchers.
Was your mum into macrame in the 1970’s? She’ll love that it’s made a comeback! Our premium grade 100% cotton macrame rope from Wool Couture comes in a range of pretty, modern colours and is smooth and gentle on your hands. It is perfect for making wall art, plant hangers, curtains and jewellery.
What will your mum be getting for Mother’s Day? And if you’re a mum, are any of these on your wish list?