Stocking Stuffers and Other Great Gifts!

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Wondering what to get your favorite quilter for Christmas? Maybe you are making your own wish list…why not? Watch this space until Christmas 2015 for gift suggestions every week.

Here are some of our favorite products to put under the tree!

 

BASKETS OF GIFTS!

small bagMini U Shopper Basket

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Carry a basket bag with a greater purpose! Use or display the Mini U Shopper basket, handmade in Ghana by Rural Women Cooperatives. It’s a nice size for a new lunch basket, a sewing caddy, or make a liner and use for a mid-size everyday bag. The Mini U Shopper basket pictured is about 12” tall (including the leather-covered handle) and about 11” wide. Colors vary as each sturdy basket is uniquely crafted and different. The selling of these baskets is guided by fair trade policies in support of rural poverty alleviation in Ghana.

large basketGhana Gambibgo Pot Basket #11

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This Gambibgo pot-shaped basket is beautiful enough for decoration but sturdy enough for many different uses! It is woven with twisted elephant grass, dyed with colorfast dyes, and has a pivoting leather handle. Each basket measures approximately 15″ in diameter at its widest and is 10.5″ high, not including the handle. Baskets from the Bolgatanga region of Ghana are virtually indestructible, comfortable to carry, and absolutely beautiful. Colors vary, as each sturdy basket is uniquely crafted and different. They are handmade in Ghana by a rural women’s cooperative guided by Fair Trade policies in support of rural poverty alleviation in Ghana.

market basketLarge Round Market Basket

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A market basket with a greater purpose! Use or display this large round market basket, handmade in Ghana by Rural Women Cooperatives. As the perfect casual home accessory, it will hold a variety of items anywhere in your living space. The large unlined market basket pictured is about 10” tall (not counting the leather-covered handle) and the circumference is about 46”. Colors vary as each sturdy basket is uniquely crafted and different. The selling of these baskets is guided by fair trade policies in support of rural poverty alleviation in Ghana.

The selling of these baskets is guided by fair trade policies in support of rural poverty alleviation in Ghana. Baskets are packed semi-flat. To re-shape your baskets upon arrival, simply wet it with cool water, shape it as needed, and allow it to air dry.

LIGHT UP A WORKSPACE!

Stella table lampStella LED Task Light

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Members always receive an additional 20% off!

The brilliant light you need for every task! Touch to turn on, and switch between Warm, Natural, and Cool light at a tap. Twist the flex arm to aim the light wherever you like. Your white Stella lamp is easy to transport; it doesn’t use a traditional filament, so you can travel with peace of mind. No need to replace parts or bulb. It will produce 70% of its original light after 12 years of 12-hour days! Stella’s ultra-efficient LEDs consume just 10W.

slimline LEDSmart Lamp

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Members always receive an additional 20% off!

Change color temperature from warm white to daylight with three temperatures to suit your preference throughout the day! Five settings take it from dim to bright. It is lightweight and portable, making it an ideal companion to take to classes or when traveling. The easy-twist shade allows you to direct the light wherever you need it, and low heat keeps you comfortable while working. A USB cable and power adapter are included.

Daylight Slimline LED Table Lamp

smart lamp D20CLICK HERE to buy now and save $10.
Members always receive an additional 20% off!

The remarkable LED Slimline table lamp by Daylight provides the equivalent of 155W of light using only 5W of energy. The high-quality brushed chrome design features a 360 degree adjustable shade. Reduce eyestrain and glare! The Slimline LED allows true color matching.

 

 

 

GET CREATIVE GIFTS!

Art-O-Graph Light PadArt-O-Graph LightPad

CLICK HERE to buy now and save $10. Members always receive an additional 20% off!

Take your projects to the next level with a LightPad series art and craft light box! The super-bright, cool, and evenly illuminated 12″ x 17″ surface will light your quilting, art, and crafting projects from below. Built to last a lifetime with maintenance-free, energy-efficient LED technology that lasts up to 30,000 hours! Durable, attractive extruded aluminum frame with chrome steel corners. Double layered, illuminated surface for a firm work surface. Compact 5/8” profile. Includes custom protective storage sleeve and AC/DC adapter.

 

inktense blocksInktense Ink Blocks

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Turn your favorite fabric lover into a fabric artist! Derwent Ink Blocks combine the versatility of Inktense watercolor pencils with the freedom of blocks. Use them on fabric! When water is added, deep and intense colors are created, giving a pure and translucent ink-like effect. When dry, Inkense becomes permanent and can be worked over without affecting the layers of color. The set of 12 Inktense blocks includes one each: Sun Yellow, Tangerine, Poppy Red, Fuchsia, Deep Indigo, Sea Blue, Teal Green, Apple Green, Leaf Green, Baked Earth, Bark, and Ink Black. Made in UK.

Inktense PencilsInktense Ink Pencils

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Derwent Inktense Pencils are more than just watercolor pencils. Their strong, vibrant colors can perform like pen and ink. Use them on fabric! Add a little water to turn dry drawings into vivid, translucent designs. When dry, the colors are permanent and can be worked over without affecting the layers of vivid color. Perfect for everything from delicate line and wash to expressive mixed media. The possibilities are endless for stunning effects! The set of 12 Inktense Pencils includes one each: Sun Yellow, Tangerine, Poppy Red, Fuchsia, Deep Indigo, Sea Blue, Teal Green, Apple Green, Leaf Green, Baked Earth, Bark, and Ink Black. Made in UK.

 

IMPRESSIVE GIFTS!

esteamJiffy Black Esteam Handheld Travel Steamer

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She loves to travel to quilt retreats and QuiltWeek events! She’ll easily remove wrinkles from what she’s wearing or what she’s stitching with the Esteam travel steamer. This handheld, easy-to-use steamer is perfect for those who travel often. It’s also just the thing for anyone who doesn’t have time for ironing before work or school. Use it on fabrics and quilts. The easy-to-fill tank has 600 watts of steaming force, so you can get those tough wrinkles out with ease.

Steady Betty 12 x 12 Pressing Mat

steady betty

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It’s like a third hand! Steady Betty® is the ultimate pressing and design surface. It is precision built with a 12″ x 12″ surface that keeps fabrics from slipping and stretching.

 

The boards grab your fabric pieces so they won’t move as you press. If your fingers need to contact the ironing surface, Steady Betty stays cooler than most pressing surfaces. You’ll be amazed at the difference!

Try it right beside your sewing machine for pressing as you sew, or take it with you to your next workshop. Use it as a design surface or as a beading board, too! (Iron not included.)

 

IronPanasonic Cordless Iron NI-L600

CLICK HERE to buy now and SAVE $10. Members always receive an additional 20% off!

Give the gift of cordless pressing. With its dual-tipped plate, it glides right into the seams and makes pressing a breeze. The Panasonic Cordless Iron glides over fabric with ease. The points on each end of the iron help open seams coming and going, while staying hot to make perfectly pressed blocks. Need a shot of steam? The removable water chamber keeps lets you fill at the sink while keeping your project dry.

It’s a favorite in our AQS in-house design studio! The Cordless 360° Freestyle™ Steam/Dry Iron features:

  • a curved stainless steel soleplate,
  • a unique multi-directional design with added steam vents,
  • automatic shut-off,
  • adjustable steam,
  • electronic temperature control,
  • “Stay Clean” steam vents, and
  • an anti-drip system.

The retractable cord in the base along with the handled cover make this the perfect travel iron for retreats or classes.

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Awarded the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, the innovative 360° Freestyle iron carries a one-year limited warranty.

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Karen

Disappointed not to see actual stocking stuffer. My stockings are pretty big but no way will my panasonic cordless iron fit in one.

Shannon

I had similar thoughts to Karen. Had hoped for stocking stuffer sized gift ideas. Great gift ideas in general though. Thanks for the ideas.