Have you ever been doing a task and thinking “I would rather be crafting”?
I am sure there are many times that this thought has come into your mind.
Particularly when doing something unrelated to craft, that you are not particularly enjoying 🙂
Below are some excellent tutorials for fabulous crafting inspiration. Here, here to dreaming about craft!
Follow Lorelei at Craftsmumship’s tutorial using old fabric to make a rag rug. Only a few supplies are needed and it’s an easy craft to make in any size or colour to suit you.
The Granny Bunny!
Alessandra shares her fabulous crochet pattern for these adorable Granny Bunnies holding crocheted balloons. Check out her tutorial on how to make them.
DIY Mini Snack Bowls
These would be a fun gift to make for friends or loved ones. Simple to do and looks so effective! Follow Sarah Hearts DIY Mini Snack Bowls tutorial for how to make them.
Baby Star Blanket
Kate from Just Pootling shares her crochet pattern for this gorgeous baby blanket design. The crocheted stars are so cute and simple to do 🙂
Tiny Circles Applique
Follow Lesley’s instructions on how to create tiny circles to use in applique. Her design of using a rainbow of tiny circles looks so beautiful.
Learn To Crochet Solid Granny Squares – The Elmer Square
I love to learn new techniques don’t you? Heather at Little Tin Bird has a tutorial for how to make Elmer squares. She’s just recently put together a blanket using squares she’d already made up using this technique.
Cross Stitching On Linen
Jooles from Sew Sweet Violet has this clever tutorial for learning how to cross stitch on linen. It does look rather lovely 🙂
How To Get Faster At Knitting
Something I’ve been investigating myself and I found this wonderful guide to get faster at knitting by Felicia at The Craft Sessions. I found it really helpful 🙂
How To Crochet Cow Parsley
Emma Mitchell’s inspiration from her amateur botanist experience helped her to design this lovely Crochet pattern.
How To Sew A Sock Elephant
Follow the tutorial on Craft Passion, to make a gorgeous sock elephant. Depending on the socks you choose, each look of the elephant will be unique.
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 last year…
Easy Peasy Squeezy Potholder
A video tutorial by Donna at Olivia and Marie. Donna has a clear way of presenting information. Her tutorial on a colourful Squeezy Potholder is easy to follow.
Wool Days Basic Beanie Pattern
The wool used to make Wool Days yarn, is single origin and breed specific. It is sourced directly from responsible & passionate Australian sheep farmers and processed in mills with strict environmental benchmarks. They have a wonderful story and the free pattern ‘Basic Beanie’is gorgeous.
Joy’s Journey Crochet Blanket Pattern
Dedri at Look at What I Made has a tutorial for a colorful blanket. A dedication to a friend of Dedri’s mother who suffered from Dementia. Designed for people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, it is a beautiful blanket.
Quilting for Beginners – A Guide by Mend and Make
Jenny’s instructions for how to start a quilt and what to consider is extremely helpful. The tutorial takes the guess work out of how to make a quilt, the common terms and the 4 stages to a finished quilt.
Dill, basil, zucchini flower and tomato tart
Tarts are a great way to pack in lots of delicious ingredients. This tart is made with a simple and easy gluten free pastry. The combination of herbs and tomatoes in this tart by George Eats will be a sure winner!
10 Hand Embroidery Stitches for Beginners
Easy to follow instructions on 10 Embroidery stitches. The large colored photographs make it so much easier to understand. Learn the basic stitches like running stitch, satin stitch and french knot, plus 7 others.
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