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A Day Is Not Complete Without Craft

I cannot count my day complete 'til needle, thread and fabric meet. I am thinking of the warmer weather and this is where I’ve drawn inspiration, for this week’s crafty goodness. Crafters seem to gain creative spirit in late Spring, early Summer. Plenty of wonderful ideas included below. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #craft #DIY #sewing #quilting

I cannot count my day complete ’til needle, thread and fabric meet.

I am thinking of the warmer weather and this is where I’ve drawn inspiration, for this week’s crafty goodness.

I love late Spring and early Summer with it’s bright cheeriness 🙂

Crafters seem to gain creative spirit around this time.

How about you? Do you love this time of year?

Plenty of wonderful ideas included below. Enjoy!

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Editor’s Note – All of these crafts and images belong to their original owners. I didn’t create them, I just wanted to help showcase their amazing work to you, my lovely readers. And also please pin the images from the owner’s site.

Spring Flower Newborn Cocoon Crochet Pattern

Spring Flower Newborn Cocoon Crochet Pattern by The Schtick I Do. Handmade Baby cocoons, this is something new to me. Karen’s crochet pattern would also make such a wonderful newborn photo prop don’t you think? Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #crocheting #crochetpattern

Handmade Baby cocoons, this is something new to me.

Karen’s crochet pattern would also make such a wonderful newborn photo prop don’t you think?

Painted Felt Flower Planner Clips

Painted Felt Flower Planner Clips. Getting your pages of your planners organised with this functional and super cute craft project. Mollie from Handmade Charlotte gives you step by step instructions on how to make them. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #felt #DIY #planner

Getting your pages of your planners organized with this functional and super cute craft project.

Mollie from Handmade Charlotte gives you step by step instructions on how to make them.

Rocket’s Cardigan Of the Galaxy

Rocket’s Cardigan Of the Galaxy. Mary Anarella’s design is part of a series of knitwear inspired by the film, Guardians of the Galaxy. Rocket a troubled raccoon, features in the movie. The lace and cable design in Mary’s pattern resembles ‘raccoon paw prints’. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knittingpattern #knittingguru #knittingstitches #knitting

Mary Anarella’s design is part of a series of knitwear inspired by the film, Guardians of the Galaxy.

Rocket a troubled raccoon, features in the movie.

The lace and cable design in Mary’s pattern resembles ‘raccoon paw prints’.

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How To Knit A Simple Cable

Rocket’s Cardigan Of the Galaxy. Mary Anarella’s design is part of a series of knitwear inspired by the film, Guardians of the Galaxy. Rocket a troubled raccoon, features in the movie. The lace and cable design in Mary’s pattern resembles ‘raccoon paw prints’. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knittingpattern #knittingguru #knittingstitches #knitting

Understanding new knitting techniques can be a challenge sometimes.

If you are tempted to have a go at cables, Jo Creates features a tutorial on how to do a simple cable.

Tea Cosy Crochet Pattern

Tea Cosy Crochet Pattern. Having a cup of tea from a teapot is one of life’s simple pleasures. It’s also a chance to bring out the tea cosy. Dedri’s Lyme Regis Tea Cosy pattern is her second design and it looks gorgeous. See her post for the pattern.Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #crocheting #crochetpattern

Having a cup of tea from a teapot is one of life’s simple pleasures.

It’s also a chance to bring out the tea cosy.

Dedri’s Lyme Regis Tea Cosy pattern is her second design and it looks gorgeous.

See her post for the pattern.

Curved Placemats Tutorial

Curved Placemats Tutorial. Improv curved placemats use a technique as described by creator Jude “ No two curves are the same, and there are much fewer rules to abide by than with standard pieced curves.” In her tutorial she steps you through how to go with the flow and create curves as you go.Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewingtutorial #sewingpattern #sewing

Improv curved placemats use a technique as described by creator Jude “ No two curves are the same, and there are much fewer rules to abide by than with standard pieced curves.”

In her tutorial she steps you through how to go with the flow and create curves as you go.

DIY Watercolor Wax Paper Jewelry

DIY Watercolor Wax Paper Jewelry. A simple combination of watercolor on paper, wax and punching stamps are used to create these jewelery pieces. Alison at Adventures in Making shares her tutorial.Please share. Sign up to our craft inspiration roundup newsletter and make Mondays more manageable. Fabulous Crafty ideas and projects delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #DIY #Jewelery #Craft

A simple combination of watercolor on paper, wax and punching stamps are used to create these jewelry pieces.

Alison at Adventures in Making shares her tutorial.

Half Circle Maxi Skirt Easy Sewing Tutorial

Half Circle Maxi Skirt Easy Sewing Tutorial. An easy to sew half circle maxi skirt designed for fullness and drape. Follow Autumn’s easy to understand sewing tutorial. A perfect piece to add to your wardrobe for the warmer months. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewingtutorial #sewingpattern #sewing

An easy to sew half circle maxi skirt designed for fullness and drape.

Follow Autumn’s easy to understand sewing tutorial.

Perfect piece to add to your wardrobe for the warmer months.

Crochet Swimsuit Cover Pattern

Crochet Swimsuit Cover Pattern. Speaking of warmer weather, when summer arrives and you have a chance to swim, this crocheted swim suit is the go. Follow Breann’s free crochet patternPlease share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #crocheting #crochetpattern

Speaking of warmer weather, when summer arrives and you have a chance to swim, this crocheted swim suit is the go.

Follow Breann’s free crochet pattern.

The True Cost Of A Knitting Pattern

The True Cost Of A Knitting Pattern. Beatrice from Thread and Ladle has written an interesting insight to the true cost of a designing/creating a knitting pattern. Food for thought. Read her article here. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knittingguru #knittingstitches #knitting

Beatrice from Thread and Ladle has written an interesting insight into the true cost of a designing/creating a knitting pattern.

Food for thought.

This article features 10 terrific craft projects to make. Particularly beneficial for those of us who love to make and are looking for inspiration. Whether you knit, crochet, sew, or do needlework. You will find something to get your creativity going. -- Repin this and click through to read about these 10 great craft projects. Make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #sewing #embroidery

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.

Learn Hand Embroidery

Craftsy Instructor; Kat McTee steps you through the basics of hand embroidery. Create your own gorgeous sampler with the stitches you learn. Embroidery is a budget friendly craft, suitable for all ages. Take a look at the online course preview here. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #embroidery #needlework #stitches

Craftsy Instructor; Kat McTee steps you through the basics of hand embroidery.

Create your own gorgeous sampler with the stitches you learn.

Embroidery is a budget friendly craft, suitable for all ages.

Take a look at the online course preview here.

Summer Sewing – The Easy Tee With A Peter Pan Collar

Autumn has a fantastic, easy to follow sewing tutorial for a gorgeous t-shirt with a Peter Pan collar. Perfect for the warmer months:) The step by step instructions with clear photos are so helpful. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing #sewingtips #sewingpattern

Autumn has a fantastic, easy to follow sewing tutorial for the gorgeous t-shirt above.

Perfect for Summer 🙂 The step by step instructions with clear photos are so helpful.

Granny Squared Crochet Top

ChiWei over at One Dog Woof has this cute crocheted top pattern, perfect for casual outings or dressing up for a night out with friends. The tutorial has in depth instructions, with pics and includes videos of “how to do”. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #crocheting #crochetpattern

ChiWei over at One Dog Woof has this cute crocheted top pattern, perfect for casual outings or dressing up for a night out with friends.

The tutorial has in depth instructions, with pics and includes videos of “how to do”.

Retro Caravan Cot Quilt

Have you ever spent a holiday in a caravan? This Retro Caravan Cot Quilt by A Little Craft is simply adorable. Love Retro Caravans! Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #quiltingblock #quilting #quiltpattern

Have you ever spent a holiday in a caravan?

This Retro Caravan Cot Quilt by A Little Craft is simply adorable.

Love Retro Caravans!

Welcome Friends Pineapple Cross Stitch Pattern

Racheal at Image Gnats free cross stitch pattern speaks to me of summer. Pineapples are a treat in the summertime heat! This is a cute and fun design. Please share. Sign up to our craft inspiration roundup newsletter and make Mondays more manageable. Fabulous Crafty ideas and projects delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crossstitch #stitching #needlework

Racheal at Image Gnats free cross stitch pattern speaks to me of summer.

Pineapples are a treat in the summertime heat!

This is a cute and fun design.

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This recipe by Eva Katz at My Front Burner is delicious. It would make an excellent warmer weather midweek meal. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #recipe #cooking #recipes #meals

You can see a bit of a summer theme for this week’s inspiration.

This recipe by Eva Katz at My Front Burner is delicious.

It would make an excellent summer midweek meal.

Hope you enjoyed this week’s craft inspiration roundup?

Please make sure to let me know any projects you have on the go, via the comment section below. Or via our contact page, on Twitter | Facebook

Yours in Craftiness

Jodie

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