Crafting Is My Therapy
I’ve shared about crafting and the health benefits it can have.
For many of us Crafting is our Therapy.
Doing something with our hands centers us, makes us calmer.
To help you along with your Craft Therapy, here are some fabulous craft ideas.
Using fabric scraps with a vintage feel could be used in Kerry-Anne from Shabby Art Boutique’s tutorial for this tea towel.
St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Suncatcher
With St Patrick’s Day coming up this is a fun craft activity for kids to get involved with.
Suncatchers make a great display on windows. Follow Just One Mommy’s Tutorial
St Patrick’s Day Pom Pom Vase
Another St Patrick’s Day themed DIY craft project.
Making pom poms is always fun and the tutorial on Eat Move Make is easy to follow.
Upcycle Paper Bags To Make Lanterns
I love upcycled craft projects that use simple materials.
These Paper Bag Lanterns by The Crazy Craft Lady will bring lovely warm light into your home during the colder days.
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Hands Occupied Big Old Bias Knit Scarf
Heidi from Hands Occupied shares her free knitting pattern for this delightful Bias Scarf.
Love the colors she has used 🙂
Pocket Loom Weaving Gift Card Bag
Another handy way of using up your yarn stash by creating a pocket loom and then using it to make a woven Gift Card Bag.
Follow the tutorial on The Yarn Bucket.
Simple Cloth Napkins Tutorial
Looking for a simple sewing project?
She Can Quilt’s tutorial for cloth napkins is a great beginner sewing project that looks very professional.
Little Monkeys Crochet Herringbone Cowl
Rebecca from Little Monkeys Crochet shares her free crochet pattern for a lovely Herringbone Buttoned Cowl.
Embroidery Hoop Hanging Wall Organizer
What a great idea to organize your craft room notions.
Follow the tutorial on how to make one on Polka Dot Chair.
Hand Embroidery On Felted Wool Mittens
Beautiful embroidery to try on felted wool mittens.
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.
Kitty Cat Knitting Pattern and Tutorial
Such a cutie! Beans pictured above is the creation and design of Linda at Natural Suburbia. He would make a gorgeous knitted toy gift for someone.
Kim Werker from Craftsy has created an online course for Crochet Basics and beyond.
During the course you will learn about the tools, techniques and stitches you need to get started with crochet.
Instructions for crocheting a gorgeous blanket is included. (Affiliate Link)
Learn The Basics of Cross Stitch
Rachael over at Imagine Gnats has a great introduction on cross stitch. The tutorial covers choosing thread, threading the needle, starting, stitching and ending 🙂
Nutmeg Cake by My Front Burner
This spiced cake is It’s part-cookie, part-cake and scrumptious 🙂 Eva from My Front Burner has a beautiful collection of recipes. The way she writes is delightful and the food photography is divine.
Lawn to Garden In a Weekend
Got some time on your hands and love gardening?
Have some family members willing to help you out with this project?
Erica at Northwest Edible Life has an excellent guide to creating raised garden beds on what was once lawn.
Learn The Satin Stitch
Wendy from Sugarlane Designs has a guest post on Patchwork Posse for how to do Satin Stitch. It’s a lovely embroidery stitch which makes a beautiful detail.
Hope you have a fabulous week and you enjoyed our crafting inspiration ?
Please make sure to let me know any projects you’ve got in mind via the comment section below.
Yours in Craftiness