40+ Gadgets & Goodies To Make For Crafters
Many of these will make great gifts for your favorite crafter…and for yourself too ;). Plenty of new goodies in this collection along with previous Tipnut features moved here to one handy page. Have fun!
A tray to keep sewing supplies handy and organized.
Sewing Class Roll:
Keep project supplies organized and tote-able.
Clever bag to organize projects (or whatever else you like).
Craft Room Board:
A quilt bulletin board that’s perfect for the craft room.
A sweet little sack to hold sock knitting projects that are in progress.
Crafty Lazy Susan:
A Pottery Barn knockoff that you can make for just a few bucks.
Keep yarn and craft projects organized with this basket made with wool and wooden yardsticks.
Magnetic Pin Dish:
Turn a small pretty bowl into a handy magnetic pin dish.
Lovely bag for holding on-the-go sock knitting projects.
Keychain Crochet Hook:
Keep a crochet hook handy at all times with this nifty idea.
A quilt with pockets for your sewing machine to rest on.
Portable Ironing Table:
Handy little project if you travel a lot with sewing projects on-the-go or prefer a tabletop version.
Great for toting an iron to quilting class.
Thread Catcher Tutorial:
Very handy for those who sew, especially with sergers!
Sew a sweet little mat for your sewing machine to rest on.
Bluebirds Sewing Caddy:
Keep project tools and materials handy & organized with this sofa caddy.
Pretty pyramid shaped bean bags perfect to use as pattern weights.
Use this block keeper to keep quilt blocks and needlework pieces clean and organized until you need them.
A nice little case and scissor pouch to keep your needlework tools organized.
Made with cotton canvas and quilting cotton, holds packages of trims and notions nicely.
These point protectors hold a project safely on the needles while keeping your needles from punching through your bag.
Hanging Pattern Organizer:
Great way to stash patterns if you don’t have the room for them.
Handy organizer for spools of ribbon, craft tins & more.
DIY Pattern Weights:
Great for keeping pattern pieces in place, filled with bb pellets.
Pretty up a sewing tape measure with fabric yo-yos.
Covered Tape Measure:
Another lovely fabric covered tape measure to make.
Everything is pocketed or zips up securely so you can tote craft supplies safely.
Project Bag For Crafters: Nice & roomy with a drawstring closure and inner pockets.
Fifty Cent Weights: Nifty pattern weights made with scraps of fabric, flannel and filled with 50 pennies.
Tangle-Proof Yarn Case: Paint old cookie tins with enamel paint then attach a grommet to the center (of lid) for the yarn to thread through.
Made with empty food canisters and decorated with scrapbook paper.
Knitting Tote: A project bag with wooden handles and a cardboard insert at bottom. Free pdf pattern download.
Yo-Yo Pattern Weights: Fabric yo-yos are filled with scraps of batting and metal washers (for weight), embellished with a button.
New & Improved Seam Roll: A piece of oak railing is covered with muslin (for smooth fabrics) or wool flannel (for wools) and stitched together with carpet thread. A ring is attached on one end for hanging.
Pattern Boxes: Plastic storage bins are covered with old pattern tissue pieces and Mod Podge.
Cutting Mat Caddy: Tote your cutting mat to sewing or quilting class in style with this crafty project (or use it for storage).
Tabletop Ironing Pad:
Handy little ironing pad that doesn’t take up the room an ironing board does.
sewing Machine Mat: This is made with pre-quilted fabric and binding for the front pockets.
Needle Threaders: If you do any needlework, you know how handy these are! Supplies needed are beading wire, scrapbook papers, thin cardboard and more.
And there’s more!