These life skills are beneficial for many areas of life, including Craft pursuits.
Practice helps us to develop our chosen craft skills further.
Patience gives us the opportunity to slow down and take your time working on our craft.
Persistence means that no matter how long it takes you will finish a project.
Hope you are inspired to create beautiful things this week and follow the 3 Ps 🙂
The Aztec Granny Square
Mandy from Redagape Blog has a gorgeous granny square pattern.
Follow Mandy’s tutorial, with lots of helpful images to make your own Aztec Granny Square.
Baby Bird Blanket Knitting Pattern
A lovely design for a knitted baby blanket that was inspired by a Japanese stitch pattern.
Marie of The Underground Crafter’s pattern includes a seed stitch and downward arrow combination, that looks gorgeous.
Marie has provided all the details in her post.
How to Sew Safely
If you love to sew, no doubt you have accidentally stabbed yourself with the moving needle!!
Margaret at Let’s Learn to Sew has some sage safety tips for using your sewing machine.
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Cartmel Carbeth Cardigan
I love seeing the finished projects of knitting bloggers.
The joy they experience in having their work completed is lovely to read about.
Katherine of Fiber and Sustenance has recently finished the very popular Carbeth Cardigan, by the talented knitwear designer; Kate Davies.
The chunky Cartmel yarn she used came up a treat.
DIY Rope Planter Basket
Make your own rope planter basket with the help of Alice and Lois’ step by step tutorial.
These would make a wonderful addition to your indoor plant arrangements.
Hairpin Lace Infinity Scarf Video Tutorial
Looking for to learn some new crocheting skills?
Brittany at BHooked Crochet shared her how to to create A Hairpin Lace Infinity Scarf video.
For those of you who are left-handed, Brittany also provides a tutorial for crocheting this project left-handed.
Quick Fix For Flaking Headphone Pads
My grandmother was always finding solutions to fixing things from materials she had at home.
I love that Lisa from Cucicucicoo also finds ingenious ways to repair things.
Follow Lisa’s simple and quick fix for flaking headphone pads.
Easy And Quick Fourth Of July Ideas
Sarah from Thrifty Decor Chick shares her quick and easy Fourth of July DIY home decor projects.
A great selection of craft ideas that won’t take long and can use items you already have at home.
DIY Hammock Chair Tutorial
Hammock chairs are very relaxing.
I had to laugh after reading that one of Emily’s children from Life Sew Savory, got motion sickness while reading in her newly constructed Hammock Chair!
So perhaps having your feet firmly on the ground while reading is the go 🙂
Follow Emily’s tutorial on how to make a hammock chair.
Fourth Of July Inspired Tin Can Wind Chimes
Using recycled tin cans is the primary material used in Carrisa’s Patriotic Wind Chime project.
Follow her instructions on Creative Green Living to make your own.
Ready for the Fourth of July celebrations 🙂
Editor’s note: Our readers have said, in their free time, they love going back over previous editions of our roundups.
– So we’ve kept the crafty goodness below from this time last year.
Sewing a Wallet Step By Step
Learn to sew a gorgeous wallet with step by step instructions with Deby Coles on Craftsy.
Learn to Knit Motifs
Create custom afghans by mixing and matching your favorite knitted motifs.
Learn from Craftsy instructor Laura Nelkin so you too could create this stunning afghan.
Crochet Home Decor Basics & Beyond
Enrol in Nicole Winer’s online Craftsy course for step-by-step instructions on a coordinating afghan and pillow set for any home.
Your friends and family will be suitably impressed by your taste and skill in creating your own home decor 🙂
The 35 Easiest Container and Pot Friendly Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs
Planting up containers is simple to do, and you will reap the rewards of your gardening labour.
DIYnCrafts have some excellent tips and tricks in their comprehensive list of easy to grow fruits, herbs and veggies in containers.
DIY Summertime Floating Candles
Such a lovely way to use scented citrus and herbs to ward off unwanted insects 🙂
Creator of this DIY Project; Kellie at Nest of Posies says this will only take less than 10 minutes.
Mollie Makes Library of Embroidery Stitches
A tutorial by Mollie Makes covering 21 different embroidery stitches with pics of how to do.
Simple to understand and follow.
Hope you enjoyed this week’s craft inspiration roundup and I’d love to know what you think of the 3Ps for Craft.
Please make sure to let me know any projects you have on the go, via the comment section below.
Yours in Craftiness Jodie 🙂