Crafting makes everything better even Mondays!!
We hope that our Top 10 in Craft inspiration that’s delivered every Monday, gets your week off to a great start 🙂
This time of year brings renewed vigor and creativity, as we are surrounded by new life and growth in the nature around us.
Thanks to Anna, one of our readers who shared a photo of Snowdrops on our Crafty Like Granny Facebook page, talked of wanting to try a pattern for knitting based on the true colors of nature.
Read on for what we’ve found for you this week…
Spring Green Batwing Sleeve Bolero
In the spirit of Spring, Tasha from By Gum By Golly has knitted this delightful vintage Bolero pattern.
Read about her knitting journey as she created this vintage pattern.
Knitosophy’s Knitting Two Sleeves At A Time Tutorial
As part of the making of this gorgeous Jelly Roll Sweater, Jamie at Knitosophy Designs shows you how to knit two sleeves at the same time.
What a clever technique!
Snowdrops Cross Stitch Pattern
Following in Anna’s inspiration from nature and Snowdrops, this is a lovely Snowdrops Cross Stitch pattern.
Alita at Alita Designs shares her free pattern.
DIY Pom Pom Dinner Napkins with No Sew Mitered Corners
The material used in this design just say “Spring”
These would make a lovely addition to your Spring inspired tablescapes.
Shelley from Coral and Co shares her step by step sewing tutorial.
Knitted Phone Case
A superb alternative to plastic phone covers and so simple.
This free knitting pattern by Chris at Make All Things uses knit and purl stitches, so a great beginners project.
Plump Yarn Tassel Tutorial
Use these Yarn Tassels to jazz up some chairs in Spring colors to bring color and the celebration of Spring into your home decor.
Sachiko at Tea Rose Home shows you how to make them.
Paper Flower Spring Centerpiece
Amy from Happy Scraps shared her fabulous tutorial on The Cards We Drew to make this stunning centerpiece for Spring.
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DIY Spring Wreath
Marie at Blooming Homestead shares her tutorial to make a simple and effective Spring Wreath.
It would look gorgeous on any wall 🙂
This week I found some fabulous creators who share their passion for crocheting in a very diverse way.
Artist Liisa Hietanen’s incredible crocheted art is based on the people of her village.
What an amazing talent and what a wonderful tribute to those around her. Read more here
Exhibition of Crocheted Cocktail Hour
Trevor Smith an artist who loves to crochet has created stunning pieces themed “Cocktail Hour”.
The crocheted artwork takes you back in time where food and design were very retro.
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.
Mondays are always better if they include a little bit of craft 🙂
With Easter fast approaching this week’s roundup is all about craft ideas for celebrating Easter.
There is seriously so much out there for ideas for Easter!!
Here’s our top picks for Easter Craft projects to enjoy.
Easter Bunny Bags Tutorial
Just Jude Designs has created a pattern and tutorial for a super cute Easter Bunny Bags. The fabulous detailed photos of the step by step guide, make this project super easy. Perfect for giving gifts of chocolate goodness to special family and friends.
Baby Easter Bunny Beanie Hat
This free pattern by Craftsy for a Baby Easter Bunny Beanie Hat is just adorable. Aimed at beginner knitters, this will be a gift cherished for that special baby in your life.
Bunny Puppet Pattern
Have fun with gorgeous crocheted bunny puppets by Softiez. Make them in whatever color you like for a more colorful Easter. Children will love playing with these little bunnies.
Easter Egg Table Runner Tutorial
Peta at She Quilts Alot has an excellent tutorial on how to create an Easter Egg Table Runner. This runner will brighten up any Easter celebration table in your home.
Cutesy Cross Stitch Bunny Canvas
Easy peasy cross stitch to add some easter decoration to your home. Melissa at Cutesy Crafts has a easy to follow Cross Stitch Bunny Canvas tutorial including pics to help you along.
Extravagant Easter Eggs
These choc orange filled eggs with candied almonds are soooo decadent. Sammy and Bella created this amazing recipe for those who have time in the kitchen this Easter 🙂
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