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Spring craft ideas to enjoy

April 15, 2021

Spring craft ideas to enjoy

There’s something so lovely about being inspired to create by the seasons isn’t there? This Spring feels more precious and miraculous than ever don’t you think? After the year we’ve gone through, it feels so important to nurture the creative, seasonal side of ourselves. To tune in to the rhythms of the natural world, appreciate and celebrate the simple pleasures in life. As simple pleasures go, busying your hands with an enjoyable creative craft project is right up there for me.

With that in mind, I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite Spring craft ideas that would be perfect for enjoying right now. Hope you find something you love…

Spring craft ideas to enjoy

Knit a bunny

love this wild rabbit knitting pattern by Claire Garland aka dot pebbles knits - perfect craft idea for spring and available to buy on Etsy - we also share a free pattern by Claire to make a baby bunny #knitting #pattern #spring #craft #bunny #rabbit

If there’s a perfect time of year to knit a bunny rabbit, it’s surely right now. The knitting genius that is Claire Garland (aka Dot Pebbles Knits) has created the most heart-melting collection of bunny patterns (you can buy the Wild Rabbit pattern above on Etsy).

Thanks to Claire for also sharing her baby bunny pattern for free with us. It’s the perfect spring craft project for novice knitters. Get the free PDF pattern and all the info you need here: How to knit a bunny rabbit baby – free pattern

free spring bunny rabbit knitting pattern by claire garland aka dot pebbles knits - the perfect craft project for the season and free - just one beautiful seasonal craft idea I've shared #spring #craft #idea #bunny #rabbit #knitting

If you’re nifty with the old knitting needles, why not have a go at one of Claire’s other rabbit patterns (available to buy on Etsy here).

Knit a lamb

spring lamb free knitting pattern by claire garland aka dot pebbles knits - just one of the seasonal spring craft ideas I've shared for enjoying right now

I couldn’t really talk about Claire Garland’s patterns for Spring without mentioning her adorable Lamb pattern. It’s available for free if you click here: How to knit a lamb – free pattern and step by step tutorial. You’re welcome!

Make a spring wreath

spring flower wreath - a beautiful seasonal craft idea by Bex Partridge of Botanical Tales using foraged ingredients, seasonal and or dried flowers #spring #craft #wreath #seasonal #craft

Fancy foraging to create a rustic wreath ready for decorating with seasonal or dried flowers? The very lovely Bex of Botanical Tales has shared her step by step tutorial for creating her Spring Wreath here: How to make a spring flower wreath – step by step tutorial It’s easy to adapt to the flowers and ingredients in season and to hand.

Sew a felt rabbit

love this felt bunny rabbit sewing pattern and sewing kit by A Sewing Life - Bluebell Rabbit - and available to buy on Etsy. We also share a free tiny bear pattern download #spring #craft #sewing #bunny #rabbit

Bluebell Rabbit, to be precise and it’s by Lisa of A Sewing Life. You can buy just the pattern or a beautifully put-together sewing kit on Etsy. Cleverly, Lisa has designed Bluebell with a unique system hidden inside the body so there are no buttons or fastenings on show. You can also buy patterns to make cloths for Bluebell, including the dress (shown above) and this adorable coat:

sewing pattern clothes soft toys coat anorak duffle coat for bluebell rabbit felt sewing pattern kit on Etsy

Embroider with dried flowers

spring craft ideas to enjoy including dried flower embroidery on tulle embroidery hoop art - just one of the seasonal ideas to make this one by olga prinku #spring #craft #hoopart #embroidery #driedflowers

If you aren’t already familiar with the wonderful Olga Prinku and her dried flower hoop art, now’s the perfect time to put that right. Olga shares her step by steps to creating mini dried flower hoop art here: How to make embroidery hoop art with dried flowers. It’s all about ’embroidering’ with dried flowers on tulle that has been stretched across an embroidery hoop. Genius and utterly beautiful. 

Make a felt Spring garland

make a spring garland using felted balls and felted bumblebees - an easy craft idea by Sandy at Lincolnshire Fenn Crafts and easy to make. We share simple step by steps, video tutorial #spring #craft #felt #garland

Sandy of Lincolnshire Fenn Crafts is THE source of felting inspiration and helpful resources. Click here: Easter Crafts – 3 projects to enjoy to find out how to make this cute felted Spring garland.

Find pretty felt flowers and eucalyptus leaves on Etsy by wonderful felt flower maker The Tsubaki

Find a wide selection of exquisitely handmade felt flowers for your Spring craft projects, including this pretty cherry blossom.

spring flowers felt cherry blossom handmade and perfect for spring craft projects #spring #craft #flowers #felt #cherry #blossom

Make a flower grid

make a spring flower grid with foraged twigs - step by steps by Sarah Raven to make your own grid and expert tips on arranging seasonal spring flowers #spring #flowers #grid #craft #sarahraven

Photography © Jonathan Buckley 

This time of year, seasonal blooms can be delicate and prone to flopping. This genius idea by Sarah Raven uses foraged twigs to create the perfect rustic support. For Sarah’s step by steps and a great video tutorial about arranging spring flowers, click here: How to arrange snowdrops with Sarah Raven

Make a hanging dried flower wreath

spring craft idea - dried flower hanging wreath using vintage riddle and seasonal flowers by bex of botanical tales #spring #craft #dried #flowers #tutorial #wreath

How stunning is this hanging dried flower wreath by Botanical Tales? It uses a vintage riddle, strong thread and seasonal and/or dried flowers to create a show-stopping seasonal decoration. It’s just one of the creative ideas you’ll find inside her book Everlastings available to buy on Amazon below:


Make a Tilda fabric doll

make a tilda doll for spring with our 5 free tilda doll patterns including this lazy days one - as well as all the links you need to buy Tilda fabric #spring #craft #tilda #doll #free #pattern

If you’ve never browsed the colourful and happy world of Tilda fabrics and dolls, this is as good a time as any to put that right. We’ve shared 5 free Tilda doll patterns with links to the fabrics and all the materials you’ll need here: Tilda doll patterns: 5 free downloads

Crochet a duckling

duckling crochet pattern ideal spring craft project

This adorable duckling is the perfect stash-busting Spring craft project. The pattern is by Little Conkers and available to buy on Etsy here. You can also buy the kit which contains everything you need to make a fluffy duckling exactly like this one.

It’s just one of the seasonal favourite I picked out in this recent blog post: Etsy favourites for Spring



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love this wild rabbit knitting pattern by Claire Garland aka dot pebbles knits - perfect craft idea for spring and available to buy on Etsy - we also share a free pattern by Claire to make a baby bunny and other free sewing patterns #knitting #pattern #spring #craft #bunny #rabbit

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