Craft Ideas Are Like Rabbits They Multiply

Once you gain confidence in a particular craft, things become more interesting and exciting. The inspiration we’ve found this week will be sure to get your craft ideas flowing. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com

This is so true of craft pursuits; there are so many ideas to try!

Once you gain confidence in a particular craft, things become more interesting and exciting.

The inspiration we’ve found this week will be sure to get your craft ideas flowing.

Simple Sewing Project For Kids

As part of ‘Sew a Softie’ Trix from Coloured Buttons introduces you to ‘Harriet’ a little critter that loves to be around when any sewing needs to be done. Follow her tutorial which includes easy to follow instructions with images and a video. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing #kidscraft #sewingpattern

As part of ‘Sew a Softie,’ Trix from Coloured Buttons introduces you to ‘Harriet’ a little critter that loves to be around when any sewing needs to be done.

Follow her tutorial which includes easy to follow instructions with images and a video.

Sculptural Embroidery

Embroidery artist Justyna Wolodkiewicz’s creations are like mini alien landscapes. Made with a mix of traditional embroidery techniques plus 3D polymer clay shapes. Truly unique and inspirational. See more in Katie’s feature on The Fiber Studio. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #embroidery #textileart #needlecraft

Embroidery artist Justyna Wolodkiewicz’s creations are like mini alien landscapes.

Made with a mix of traditional embroidery techniques plus 3D polymer clay shapes.

Truly unique and inspirational.

See more in Katie’s feature on The Fiber Studio.

Water Lily Washcloth

A great way to practice shaping in knitting. Sybil Ra from Knitting and So On shares her free knitting pattern for these delightful washcloths. As she explains they could also be used as pot holders or coasters. Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knittingpattern #knitting_guru

A great way to practice shaping in knitting.

Sybil Ra from Knitting and So On shares her free knitting pattern for these delightful washcloths.

As she suggests, they could also be used as pot holders or coasters.

 

A Breezy Modern Crochet Top

Toni of TL Yarn Crafts shares her summertime crochet tee top pattern. A flattering design for any shape and casual enough for any event. Follow Toni’s pattern on her blog. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochetpattern #crochet #crocheting

Toni of TL Yarn Crafts shares her summertime Crochet Top pattern.

A flattering design for any shape and casual enough for any event.

Follow Toni’s pattern on her blog.

 

Weaving Loom Basics

Patti from Hearth and Vine shares her experiences of trialing different weaving looms. There are some helpful hints included in her post. I look forward to creating some weaving of my own. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #weaving #loom #textileart

Patti from Hearth and Vine shares her experiences of trialing different weaving looms.

There are some helpful hints included in her post.

I look forward to creating some weaving of my own.

Crochet Chevron Blanket Pattern

Using Bernat Blanket Stripes yarn, Sarah from Repeat Crafter Me was inspired to create a Chevron blanket. In her post she shares a free pattern and instructions for a car seat size and also how you can make a larger blanket. Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochetpattern #crochet #crocheting

Using Bernat Blanket Stripes yarn, Sarah from Repeat Crafter Me was inspired to create a crocheted Chevron blanket.

In her post, she shares a free pattern and instructions for a car seat size and also how you can make a larger blanket.

Java Wrap

A delightful modern knitted wrap created with uneven stripes and eyelets. Alexandra from Two of Wands shares her free knitting pattern. I love the inclusion of the tassels :) Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knittingpattern #knitting_guru

A delightful modern knitted wrap created with uneven stripes and eyelets.

Alexandra from Two of Wands shares her free knitting pattern.

I love the inclusion of the tassels 🙂

Three Ways To Block Yarn

Mandy from Red a Gape Blog shares three ways to block yarn. Learn the techniques of immersion blocking, steam blocking and spray blocking. I am going to try one of these techniques to block my Stormy Lace Cowl I am working on. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #yarn

Mandy from Red a Gape Blog shares three ways to block yarn.

Learn the techniques of immersion blocking, steam blocking, and spray blocking.

I am going to try one of these techniques to block my Stormy Lace Cowl I am working on.

Stripe Tassel Knitted Washcloth

If you are a beginner knitter, washcloths are a great project to try. My Poppet Makes shares a simple knitted washcloth pattern with stripes and tassels. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knittingforbeginners #knittingpattern

If you are a beginner knitter, washcloths are a great project to try.

My Poppet Makes shares a simple knitted washcloth pattern with stripes and tassels.

Flour Sack Towels For Embroidery

The why and wherefore of flour sack towels for embroidery. The history of these embroidered towels is really interesting. Mary from Needle N Thread shares her tips on what to look for when creating your own embroidered flour sack towel. 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 #embroidery #needlework #stitching

The why and wherefore of flour sack towels for embroidery.

The history of these embroidered towels is fascinating.

Mary from Needle N Thread shares her tips on what to look for when creating your own embroidered flour sack towel.

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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.

Japanese Knot Bag Sewing Tutorial

On the Cutting Floor shares a tutorial on how to make this simple Japanese Knot bag. It is reversible so you'll have two bags in one! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewingtips #sewingpattern #sew

On the Cutting Floor shares a tutorial on how to make this simple Japanese Knot bag.

It is reversible, so you’ll have two bags in one!

 

French Inspired Cowl – Free Pattern

Two toned cowls look fabulous don't they? The Feminine Touch Designs share their free knitting pattern for this french inspired cowl. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knittingpattern #knitting #knitting_guru

Two-toned cowls look fabulous, don’t they?

The Feminine Touch Designs share their free knitting pattern for this colorful french inspired cowl.

Urban Chic Cocoon Sweater

This gorgeous crocheted sweater is a really clever and easy to do pattern. Take a look at Hooked on Homemade Happiness. Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #crochetpattern #crocheting

This gorgeous crocheted sweater is a clever and easy to do pattern.

Take a look at Hooked on Homemade Happiness.

How To Make A Granny Square Block

AGF have a collection for easy to create quilting blocks. This is the tutorial for their Granny Square block. Great for beginner quilters with easy to follow instructions. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #quilting #quilt_block #sewing

AGF has a collection for easy to create quilting blocks.

This is the tutorial for their Granny Square block.

Great for beginner quilters, this article has easy to follow instructions.

Spanish Sangria Recipe

Sangria is such a lovely summer drink. Kim at Today's Creative Life, inspired by her recent family holiday to Spain, found Sangria was easy to put together and very easy to drink too! Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #beverage #recipe #cocktails

Sangria is such a lovely summer drink.

Kim at Today’s Creative Life, inspired by her recent family holiday to Spain, found Sangria was easy to put together and very easy to drink too!

Troubleshooting Tomato Problems

Home grown tomatoes are so good. They have the most amazing flavor and come in wonderful varieties. Growing tomatoes does have its fair share of problems. Over at Grow Veg they have some excellent troubleshooting tips. 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 #gardening #gardeningtips #vegetablegrowing

Homegrown tomatoes are so good.

They have the most fantastic flavor and come in wonderful varieties.

Growing tomatoes does have its fair share of problems.

Over at Grow Veg, they have some excellent troubleshooting tips.

Recent Good News Knitting Story…

90 Year Old Grandmother Has Made Over 2000 Tiny Hats For Newborns

90 year old grandmother has knitted over 2000 tiny newborn hats for a hospitalPlease 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 #knitting #knitting_guru #knit

Barbara Lowe; a 90-year-old grandmother has knitted over 2000 tiny newborn hats for a hospital, right across the street from her senior complex home.

Barbara finds knitting to be her ‘therapy’. What a wonderful woman 🙂 Read the full article on ABC News.

Hope you enjoyed this week’s craft inspiration roundup and you’ve got some more craft ideas to try.

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