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Best Gift Ideas For Women Who Like Crafting

Not sure what to get for the crafty women in your life? Our list of top selling craft kits for the creative gals in your life is here to help out. 

Let them make their own boldly colourful necklace, give them a kit so they can design their own leather clutch bag, tuck into some macrame fun and more. Read on for gifts that'll make her smile.

Make a rope knot necklace: Course + Kit

rope knot necklace shoorah shoorah

Colourful and fun, this easy-to-follow creative course by Shoorah Shoorah teaches you the skills you need to make your own two-tone rope necklace.

By the end of the course, you'll learned how to:

  • Knot together various thicknesses of rope
  • Make a Chinese snake knot and a wrapping knot
  • Professionally finish your rope necklace
  • Gain the confidence to create more knotting projects

Make a spiral knot macramé plant hanger: Course + Kit

Macrame plant hanger

In this step-by-step photography course, you'll learn to make a spiral macramé plant hanger with Katie from By-Me.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Make a spiral knot to create intricate macramé designs
  • Use macramé knots and techniques to make sturdy and aesthetic hanging pieces
  • Create the basket shape to perfectly accommodate your pots
  • Gain the confidence to continue on with other macramé projects 

Leather Clutch Bag Kit

Leather Clutch bagThis simply designed envelope clutch, taught by Love and Salvage is the perfect canvas for your creativity. You get to be the designer, as you research, plan, paint and sew your own unique bag. Let the compliments roll in and astonish your admirers when you tell them you made your clutch bag by yourself, from scratch.

Crochet a Hanging Plant Pot: Course + Kit

Crochet plant hangerPerfect for beginners who have never crocheted in their lives as well as those who are looking to brush up on their skills, this workshop is designed to teach you how to crochet a completed plant pot whilst picking up expert crocheting skills.

Through step-by-step tutorial and expert advice by textile master Heather Orr, you'll learn how to properly use a crochet hook, create stitches, make chains with simple techniques and understand the basics of crocheting, providing you with the skills to continue trying out new crochet projects.

Make an essential oil soy wax candle: Course + Kit

diy essential oil wax candle london refinery The London Refinery crafts natural scented candles by blending essential oils and soy wax. Their aim is to bring nature’s work into the modern-day by creating simple, healthy and natural candles that are free from petrochemicals and synthetic fragrances. Each of their candles has a refined scent to create different emotions and enhance wellbeing.

In this online course + kit, through step-by-step instructions and accompanying photographs, Lucy, the founder of The London Refinery, will guide you through the process of making their 'Relax', Lavender, Rose Geranium natural soy wax candle at home - in the same way they hand pour their candles at The London Refinery.

Make a willow star: Kit + Course

willow star
Nothing is as cosy as getting into the wintry mood with some hot chocolate, holiday tunes and some festive decor making. This kit and guide teaches you how to make your very own willow star that will add a spark of joy to your interiors.
Learn the weaving techniques that Julia Clarke has perfected through years of experimenting and practice, and add your own unique finishing touches to give your willow star some extra creative flare.

Brush lettering calligraphy: Kit + Guide

Brush lettering calligraphy

Taught by Kejal Ashra-Blundell, modern calligraphy is a craft that, over time, gives you the skills to create hand-made greeting cards, create bespoke event stationery and even letter on large signage. The craft has had a come back recently, partly thanks to the Duchess of Sussex who used to practice as a calligrapher, and partly as people look to find mindful activities to switch off from their busy, daily lives. Practising calligraphy is incredibly therapeutic and a great way to while away the hours at home.

Make Your Own Fascinator: Course + Kit

white and blue fascinator

Create your own beautiful sophisticated fascinator with this superior DIY kit, with an easy-to-follow video tutorial. Designed and created by experienced tutor and milliner to celebrities and royalty, Judy Bentinck.
This high-quality fascinator kit is suitable for beginners. Ideal for dressmakers or sewing enthusiasts who would like to try their hand at making a fascinator. All materials, tools, detailed instructions and a video tutorial are supplied.

Tapestry Kit + Guide

 tapestry kit

Weaving is a great craft to start with. The repetitive nature of the over and under motions will have you settled down into a relaxing evening in record time. No patterns are used in this style of weaving, and so let the intuitive and practice of mindfulness and colour take you on a satisfying journey. Taught by Make Town.

Suminagashi starter kit

suminagashiThe art of floating ink on water to make beautiful designs can be traced back to the 12th century. Its origins are a mystery; some sources believe it came from China, possibly discovered by some unknown calligrapher as they dipped their inky brush into water. It is also said to have been a type of divination game at the Imperial Japanese court.

This form of paper marbling is simple and you don’t need artistic skill or training to achieve some lovely patterns. It can also be quite meditative, making for an absorbing craft for any age. The resulting decorated papers can be used for many different projects such as bookbinding or origami. Taught by Sarah Amatt.

And that's not all! Check out the rest of our Gifts for Her range on Yodomo to discover the perfect present for all the creative ladies in your life.