7 Types of Quilters Gift Guide: The Long Arm Quilter

We’re already on Day 6, can you believe it? Today we’re dropping a guide designed for the long arm obsessive in your life! This list is full of products to help someone organize their space, read up on starting their very own long arm business and get prepped for long sessions at their machine. Let’s take a look:

  1. Essential Pro Polyester Cones ($6.99 each)

Get ready to see a huge smile from the quilter you love when they see a box of Essential Pro Polyester Cones! This thread is incredible, made up of 3,315 yards of 100% filament polyester and phenomenal for expert quilting definition. When we meet quilters who use this thread, they can’t stop telling us how much they love it – it’s definitely a favorite for our long arm customers! Grab your friend’s preferred colors and build a box brimming with thread and joy!

2. Bobbinsaver in Red ($9.99)

When you’re finishing a big ol’ beast of a quilt, bobbins are best wound ahead of time. The prime place to keep all those bobbins is in a Bobbinsaver! Made of rubber to grip your bobbins in place, this doughnut can hold over 20 bobbins of any size or style. It’s easy to store – we love hanging it right next to our machine for easy access! – and you won’t have to worry about a mass of tangled threads. At only $9.99, trust us when we say – the long armer in your life would appreciate more than 1!

3. Double Sided Multi Craft Carrier ($13.59 – currently 20% off!)

Sticking with the organization theme of this gift guide, we highly recommend this Double Sided Craft Carrier for any quilter in your life. With 46 fixed compartments, this organizer will hold all kinds of crafting items including bobbins and our Essential Thread spools. It’s made up of a transparent plastic, so you can easily see what’s inside, and has a top handle for carrying on the go! Want to add a little something extra? Add in an Essential Thread set or two! And just in case you aren’t sure which threads to buy, we have a fabulous deal that includes this carrier and our 24 bestselling cotton spools!

4. Quilting for Hire: Start Your Own Longarm or Custom Quiltmaking Business by Shelly Pagliai ($24.99)

This book is a true gem and Shelly Pagliai offers up all the advice she wished she’d had when she started her long arm business! Full of exercises, tips, and sample forms and contracts, you’ll learn to run a successful long arm quilting business with this interactive guidebook. If you or someone you know has a long arm and is ready to take the plunge into running their own business, this is a lovely gift that can give the any quilter the confidence to start!

5. Eat Sleep Quilt Tumbler ($27.99)

If you’ve ever sat down for a marathon quilting session, you know that it is essential to have your fuel of choice by your side. This adorable, insulated tumbler is perfect for the marathoner in your life. It’ll keep your hot beverages hot, your cold beverages cold, and will remind you that you only have 3 important to-dos on your list: Eat, Sleep and Quilt!

So many gifts, so little time! We hope this will help narrow down your list a little bit more and maybe even inspire you to start up that long arm business you’ve been thinking about for months. Happy gifting!