ARTIKA DIY Premium Sewing Kit

Last updated date: May 29, 2020

DWYM Score
9.6


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Overall Take

With twenty of the most common thread colors and seventeen options for fun or unique colors, this sewing kit offers a great variety of things for whatever you might find yourself mending. Including pins, scissors, needles and basically every other item you need to sew, this is a great kit to have on hand. In our analysis of 82 expert reviews, the ARTIKA ARTIKA DIY Premium Sewing Kit placed 1st when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note May 29, 2020:
Checkout The Best Sewing Project Kit for a detailed review of all the top sewing project kits.

Expert Summarized Score
9.5
6 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.0
2,939 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
This kit is ideal for small clothing repairs, traveling, learning to sew or other everyday sewing needs.
- The Spruce Crafts
I personally like this kit because of the leather case. However, it has a lot more to offer than just a case. It comes with extra 40 quality sewing pins in around sand, common thread colors and wonders clips. But that is not all. You will also get 38 spools in different colors which makes this tiny kit absolutely amazing.
- Mary Janes And Galoshes
The things that made this kit stand out to us were the pure range of coloured thread (the kit boasts an impressive total of 38 options) and also the inclusion of three different sewing machine feet. This makes it another awesome gift option for beginners, since not every sewing machine comes with several different feet unless you purchase them separately.
- DIYS
As a starter sewing kit, it does not get much better than this.
- Gear We Are
It is easy to access to, and it the case is also very easy to carry around as well. Lightweight and easy, this premium sewing kit is one of the best.
- Best Reviewy
The sewing kit is encased in a durable PU leather case strong and big enough to house numerous items. This might look small and light in weight, but it’s comprehensive enough for sophisticated emergency needs.
- Life and Kitchen
What experts didn't like
No regular pins. Some items feel cheaply made. Tiny spools.
- Mary Janes And Galoshes
The thread could be better. Not ideal for everyday sowing.
- Gear We Are
What might count as the negatives are the flimsy zipper that often goes off track, other than that
- Life and Kitchen

From The Manufacturer

#1 best choice High quality DIY travel sewing kits for adult, sewing kits for girls a must have, premium sewing supplies in a compact Zippered durable PU leather Case, EXTRA 40 Quality sewing pins in a round stand, Wonder clips & THREAD COLORS THAT YOU REALLY NEED: 38 spools 3 white, 3 black, 2 blue, 2 light blue, 2 brown, 2 beige, 2 red, 2 ivory, 2 gray & 18 multi colors. Great gift for kids and adults, summer camp home and travel

Overall Product Rankings

1. ARTIKA DIY Premium Sewing Kit
Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 6
2. Coquimbo Sewing Kit
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 12
3. WeeCosy XL DIY Sewing Supply Kit
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 1
4. OKOM Portable & Mini-Filled Premium Sewing Kit
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 3
5. SINGER Vintage Sewing Basket with Accessories
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 17
6. BEST Sewing Carrying Case & Kit Bundle
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 3
7. SINGER Sewing Basket with Accessories
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 11
8. ARTIKA Sewing KIT
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 6
9. SAKEYR Mini Sewing Kit
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 1
10. Marcoon Sewing KIT
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 1
11. WeeCosy Sewing Kit
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 2
12. ilauke 50-Piece Bobbins Sewing Threads Kit
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 2
14. SINGER Small Sewing Basket with Accessories
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 9

An Overview On Sewing Project Kits

Sewing is an excellent skill to have whether you want to make small repairs to your clothes or create your own fashions. When you’re just starting out, it’s hard to know which of the different tools you will need. Plus, if you want to complete a specific kind of project — a craft for example — you may need to purchase specialized items for the job. A sewing project kit is a great choice when you need a number of different tools and threads for your tasks.

“Sewing project kits are available for either a specific project or a type of task,” says Vicki Liston, writer, producer and narrator of “On The Fly…DIY,” an award-winning home improvement and DIY show of unique project tutorials for the casual DIY’er. “For example, a basic sewing project kit would have the tools you’d typically use for many projects, such as measuring tape, fabric scissors, a seam ripper, needles, pins and a few different colored thread spools.”

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This is a handy purchase for those who do not have any sewing tools and want to start working on several different kinds of sewing projects.

“Conversely, a specific kit might include only the fabric, thread, buttons and other materials needed to make a cute stuffed purple unicorn,” says Liston. “In the case of the former, you are purchasing the tools for several potential projects as well as emergency mending needs, and in the latter, you are only purchasing what you require for that particular finished item.”

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When you’re on the hunt for sewing kits, it’s important to keep your skill level in mind.

“If you are looking for a specific project to complete, kits not only come in a variety of cool options but they are tailored to skill level and age,” says Liston. “If you’ve never picked up a needle and thread in your life, the beginner skill kits will include detailed step-by-step instructions, vivid pictures, and usually pre-cut fabric.”

This is a good choice for older kids who are interested in sewing as well as novice adults. Liston adds, “The more intermediate level kits will still include instructions but you’ll need to measure and cut out patterns and fabric yourself.”

If you’re looking for sewing kits that are created for specific ages, keep an eye out for the sharp objects.

“Rounded scissors and blunt needles are best for little fingers as they encourage their fine motor skills while minimizing the potential for bloodshed and tears. Adult-appropriate kits should include the real deal — sharp fabric scissors, needles and pins,” shares Liston.

DWYM Fun Fact

Sewing is one of the first skills learned by humans. Did you know that 27,000 years ago, people kept themselves warm by sewing together animal furs to wear? Their needles were made from fish bones or longhorns.

Metal needles didn’t become common until around 4000 B.C. when the ancient Egyptians began to create clothes that were fastened by copper pins. The first steel needles were brought to Europe in the 14th century and came from the Middle East.

The Sewing Project Kit Buying Guide

  • One of the most important elements to pay attention to when purchasing a sewing project kit is what the package includes. You don’t want to end up with things you don’t need — or be missing items you really want. “Before purchasing a sewing project kit, read the list of included items first,” reminds Liston. “If you are making a specific one-time project, ensure it contains all the needed materials and tools. It can be disappointing to open a new kit, only to find that the manufacturer assumed you already had a plethora of pins on hand.” Be sure to also pay attention to the quality of the items inside. “A basic sewing project kit, meant to be used for project after project, should always contain high-quality, durable tools that will last you for years,” says Liston.
  • Another important factor to consider when thinking about which sewing project kit to purchase is the location of your activity. “Where will you be using your sewing project kit?” asks Liston. “If you plan to sew primarily at home, I recommend a larger-sized kit that will allow you to grow into it. The container should permit you to keep its contents neatly organized and easy to locate within its compartments, elastic straps or pockets. There’s nothing worse than sticking your hand into a kit and meeting the wrong end of a needle,” Liston adds. For many sewers, it’s also important to take into account the look of the kit. “Kits come in myriad colors and styles to complement your décor; some blend so well that you may not even know they are for sewing,” says Liston.
  • On the other hand, keep mobility in mind if you need to use your sewing tools out of the house. “If you know you’ll be sewing on-the-go more often than not — on-the-spot mending scenarios — opt for a smaller, more compact kit,” guides Liston. “These are lightweight, can be tucked away in a purse, backpack, or car and are at the ready when you need them.”