Perfect Gifts For The Crafters
lf you’re like me, you have a crafter or two on your holiday gift list. Of course, a yummy yarn is always a great gift, but sometimes you may want something a bit more creative. I’ve put together this list, to give you ideas of great gifts to share with your crafty loved ones.
And, because it’s the holiday season there’s a giveaway too! Keep scrolling to the end, to see the rules and see how you can enter for a chance to win one of these fabulous prizes!
OttLite is an old favorite for crafters. Their lights help shed some much needed light on those WIPs and as we age, don’t we all need a little extra help?
Being the owner of two OttLites already (a floor lamp and a really convenient desktop organizer), and knowing how much I count on them, I was very excited to try one of their newest lights, the Cool Breeze LED Fan Lamp. Thank you to OttLite for providing me with a sample to test.
This lamp boasts Super Bright Daylight LED Illumination and air circulation right at your fingertips. It has an integrated fan in the base! There are 3 color modes (warm light, cool light and natural daylight) and 5 brightness settings, plus 3 fan speeds. The height adjusts from 15″ to 26.5″ and the head of the lamp is flexible so you can direct the light exactly where you want it and need it most. I must admit I had planned on using this light in my bedroom for extra light while putting makeup on, but I find I love it on my worktable. It sheds a bit more light as I work my project and the fan keeps me cool in the process plus it’s easy to move around if I shift to another workspace, and look at how sleek and COOL it looks!
I love that OttLite keeps adding wonderful lighting products, with the crafter in mind, to their product line up. If you haven’t already tried one of their products, treat yourself!
OttLite is generously contributing a Cool Breeze Led Fan Lamp to one lucky winner (Giveaway open to US Addresses only)!
Crochet Hooks by Leither Co. These handmade, wood crochet hooks are beautiful and functional. They are designed to ease pressure on the hand and arm to make crocheting for longer periods more comfortable. If you are interested in their back story and how their crochet hooks are made, I have a fun blog post to tell you all about it: Hook Making 101
Leither Co is generously contributing a wood, hand turned hook to one lucky winner (open worldwide), but that’s not it! For a limited time get:
- 15% off everything in their ETSY shop (Excludes Blossom and 10 piece set) with the coupon code: HOOKED
- $5 off of your first DELUXE box subscription with coupon code: HOOKED
You know all those adorable crafty mugs and photo cards you see all over Instagram? Well there is a good chance they came from a really cool shop named Dear Ewe. Dear Ewe is owned by two friends (Rebecca and Heather) who believe in the power of crafting and inspiring others. They have designed a range of high quality, contemporary and functional gifts for crafters, from mugs, to artwork for a happy crafting space, to playful and inspirational quote cards and project tote bags.
I’m enjoying breakfast with an adorable mug and a little yarn-y inspiration, courtesy of Dear Ewe!
They source their materials locally to support other artisans and their community and operate their business in an environmentally responsible manner. They take pride in providing their customers with the best possible products — all items must pass their personal use test — if they wouldn’t want to own it, they won’t sell it.
Be sure to stop by their website to learn about some upcoming events, such as the Sheep on the Shelf Competition (starts 12/1/18) and a fabulous Black Friday Flash Sales (11/23 to 11/26/18).
Dear Ewe is generously contributing a selection of photo cards to one lucky winner (open worldwide). But wait, there’s more! Through 11/22/2018 you can get 20% off anything in their shop with the coupon code with an exclusive Pattern Paradise coupon: PARA20
Leisure Arts is a great resource for all kinds of crafty resources and supplies. I love their books and education materials. If you are like me, you look forward to trying out new crafts as a way to take a break, extend your skills and have some fun. That’s how I came across Diamond Art. If you haven’t heard about it yet, I’m sure you will.
Diamond Art by Leisure Arts is powered by Diamond Dotz. This craft teaches you to paint with beautiful 13 faceted diamonds onto high quality color printed fabric, fashioning your own shimmering tapestry to decorate your wall, adhere to a canvas bag, pillow or more! It’s like color by numbers, but with diamonds! With easy to follow instructions, this product is fun for everyone and great to do with your friends, kids or by yourself.
Leisure Arts is generously contributing a beginner Diamond Art Kit to one lucky winner (open worldwide)!
Annie’s Craft Store is a great resource for patterns, materials and education. They have a wide range of video classes (some are available through DVD) to teach you new skills and help you refine old ones. Their instructors are all experienced, expert crocheters in the classes they teach, so you know you will get value from their classes. Click here to see the list of classes they offer.
Annies is generously contributing 2 DVD classes to two lucky winners (open to US Addresses).
- Learn Knit-Look Crochet: In this class, you’ll learn how to create knit-look ribbing, the checkerboard pattern, waves and the instructor will share her secret tips and tricks to keep your tension even and your edges neat. This class includes complete step-by-step instructions for the exclusive Knit-Look Log Cabin Afghan.
- Tunisian Crochet: Beyond the Basics Class: In this class, you’ll learn how to work various Tunisian stitches such as the Honeycomb Stitch with its two-row repeat that creates side-by-side hexagons, the Full Stitch that creates a Bargello-like effect, the Arrow Stitch that produces a lacy fabric, the Cluster Stitch, which is the only stitch used that creates the design on the return pass, the Crossed Stitch, worked both stacked and staggered, which is a clever but easy stitch that adds extra interest to the design. Class includes complete, step-by-step instructions for two exclusive projects including the Two-Texture Tunisian Scarf and the Lacy Tunisian Shawl.
Note: Annie’s DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Clover is a go-to source for supplies for crocheters, knitters, sewers and more. They have a wonderful selection of crochet hooks and other neat tools like pompom and tassel makers that are perfect for crocheters like me! Clover is a staple in any crocheters tool box!
Clover is generously contributing a set of Clover Amour hooks to one lucky winner (US Addresses)!
And now for the Giveaway!
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Valid in various regions as noted above, void where prohibited by law.
Ends 11/30/2018 11:59 pm eastern time.
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