Too many ideas not enough time is something that I think about regularly!!
There are so many wonderful projects to create.
Time is not always on our side but when you do take the time to craft, it is so worth it 🙂
Here are some more ideas to add to your list of possibilities…
3 Openwork Stitches for Spring/Summer Knitting
Vickie steps you through some beautiful openwork stitches for knitted items to be worn in the warmer months.
Vickie found her inspiration from the newly released updated version of the Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book
Road Trip Pillow Bag Sewing Tutorial
What a clever and functional craft idea!
This will make traveling on a road trip just that extra bit more special.
Follow the sewing tutorial on the Fat Quarter Shop’s blog to make one.
Work Of Heart Garden
The day finally arrived after a huge effort by crafters around the world, to help Clare with her knitted Work of Heart Garden display at RHS Malvern Spring Festival & Malvern Autumn Show.
Clare Young’s story is so moving and it just shows how when crafters rally together they can achieve amazing things!
DIY Needle Felted Art
Keen to get into needle felting and want a simple beginner’s project?
Take a look at Tanya from Dans le Lakehouse’s creations of wall art using this technique.
How I love this crochet pillow design!
It just says “Summer” to me. Divine Debris have shared their crochet pattern to make this fun Watermelon pillow.
Rainbow Dots Hat Knitting Pattern
For the little people in your life.
10 Knitting Myths Debunked
Kristina the Editor of All Free Knitting set about debunking knitting myths.
Myths such as knitting is harder than crocheting, it’s cheaper to knit yourself something than to buy it plus more.
1940s Knitting Patterns
The Victoria and Albert Museum has a fascinating article on 1940s knitting patterns.
Some of the designs featured, show how knitted garments provided practicality and functionality during the Second World War.
Ziggy Strings Quilting Technique Tutorial
Stitched in Color demonstrate how to create the Ziggy Strings Quilting technique.
It’s a very effective design and looks fabulous.
Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!
- New and exclusive content released weekly
- 600+ of the world’s top creative experts
- Join a community of 13 million other makers
- Access from any device, anywhere, anytime
- 1,300 expert-taught classes
Dive into thousands of hours of expert-taught videos and bring your best ideas to life. Whether you love stitches, swatches, pasta or paint, you’ll never be without a source of inspiration.
Give Craftsy Unlimited a try for free. (Affiliate link)
Reversible Petal Hat
For some of you, warmer weather is approaching and this is such a lovely hat for little ones.
Chelsea from GYCT Designs has a sewing tutorial on how to make this adorable hat.
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.
Create 3 Stunning Pillow Styles
Looking to jazz up your bedroom this summer?
Learn how to create the pillows above with Craftsy instructor Jann Newton.
By the end of the self paced, online class, you too will have gorgeous pillows decorating your bed.
Take a look at what you will learn here
The Wartime Spies Who Used Knitting as an Espionage Tool
This is a really interesting article about spies, who would encode messages in their knitting.
Well worth a read.
Yarn Bombed Bike
I adore yarn bombing, it is such a artistic way to draw attention to craft.
Betz White was commissioned to do an art installation for a fiber store.
Take a look at her recent blog post for more pics.
2 Ingredients Recipe for Frozen Peach Sherbet
Summer, how I love this season 🙂
A chance to whip up easy cooling desserts.
This recipe by Cheryl at Tidy Mom is so simple, with only 2 ingredients required.
Balcony Gardening: Best plants for an easy care garden
Geraniums bring color to any garden and make an excellent choice for balcony gardens.
Easy to care for and look fabulous in pots. Gabriela Delworth shares why Geraniums are one of the best plants.
Mini Hoop Crochet Flowers
According to Matt’s tutorial for making this stunning lamp with crocheted flowers is fantastic!
The crochet flowers are easy to do.
Hope you enjoyed this week’s craft inspiration roundup🙂
Yours in Craftiness Jodie 🙂