If you need more creative projects in your life, then you need our selection of 5 minute crafts. These quick projects are ideal for you to take on your commute, your holidays or just make one evening when you want to relax. We’ve gathered a whole bunch of different crafts for you to have a go at, everything from knitting to needle felting, crochet to sewing! All you need to do is click on the titles to be taken through to the tutorial and get making.
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This is a super quick five minute craft that will keep you entertained for hours. Plus you can make a bunch of rubber stamps up to use in your journal! If you’re unsure what five minute craft is good for you then take our creative hobbies for adults quiz.
Crochet a pin cushion
Cross stitch keyring
Start feeling summery with Alison Maney’s free ice cream cross stitch pattern.
Practical and pretty – that’s what our five minute crafts are all about. Sew yourself up a drawstring bag out of an old pillowcase and use it for travelling.
This 5 minute craft will have your table looking cute in no time. Cut, stick and decorate these bunny place holders and display them on your Easter table for all your guests.
Here’s how to turn jeans into baby bibs!
Simple hot water bottle cosy
Five minute crafts to keep you toasty? Got ya here’s our water bottle cosy pattern.
Back to school notebooks
Learn how to make embroidered notebooks with our free tutorial.
Baby teething ring
Whip up this baby teething ring in just five minutes. If you have more time then learn how to make a baby comforter too!
Knitted welly warmers
Oh and five minute crafts for you of course. Make these knitted welly warmers.
Pocket heat packs
A five minute craft that’ll keep you warm in those winter months! Find the tutorial here.
Headband sewing pattern
Here’s how to sew a lazy daisy headband so you can look pretty all year round.
We’ve rounded up the top paper flower tutorials so that you can make some natural beauties in just five minutes. If you’re looking for paper projects to do with your little ones then check out our paper crafts for kids round up.
Origami fabric butterfly
Five minute craft that you can decorate your clothes, bags and shoes with. How cute would a pair of pumps look like with a butterfly on top?
Fruity paper pom poms
Five minute crafts? More like five minute fruit! Paper fruity pom poms for any summer BBQs you might be hosting.
DIY tassel earrings
A five minute festival make! It’s the addition your festival outfit needs. We really have a craft for everyone.
Easy origami cats
Another five minute craft for kiddos. Use those collected pebbles and turn them into adorable magnets.
Clay salt spoons
Practical five minute crafts are our favourite kind and these little clay salt spoons are the perfect kitchen addition. A pinch of salt anyone?
Macramé plant hanger
Learn how to make a macrame plant hanger with our five minute tutorial.
Cross stitch butterfly clips
Sew up some coasters to decorate your home with and get them out at the next party.
Needle felt cherries
If you’re new to needle felting you’re going to want to try our five minute needlecraft project.
DIY bow tie
Five minute bow tie pattern so you can look sharp in seconds.
Knitted heart coasters
For more complex knitting projects that take longer than our five minute crafts, check out our knitting collection blog post which includes over 20 patterns! Click here for our knitted heart coaster DIY.
DIY pattern weights
A fabulous five minute craft that will up your sewing game forever. Plus it’s super sustainable because you can make them from your scrap stash.
Paper treat boxes
5 minute crafts that can hold treats? Yes please! Craft these cute little bunny treat boxes for Easter and fill them with chocolate eggs. You could also use them for birthday parties or shape them into Christmas characters for stockings!
Knitted rainbow decorations
Whip up some knitted rainbow decorations with our free tutorial.
Granny squares are everyone’s fave and they’re especially fab when they only take five minutes to make.
Reusable makeup pads
Take five minute’s to crochet up some reusable cotton pads and live your best sustainable life.
Tulle flowers only take five minutes to make yet they’re so cute! Find our tutorial here.
It’ll only take you five minutes to whip up this handy scissor keep.
Use our tutorial to make yourself a new wallet. You can even use spare bits of fabric from our stash.
Pom pom bears
Make some pom pom pals in just five minutes with our free pom pom bear pattern.
Keep the kids entertained for hours with these five minute fairy wands.
Christmas tree bunting
Get prepped for the festive season with Anna Alicia’s free Christmas bunting sewing pattern.
Five minute crafts have never been so cute. Click here for your free super-sweet crochet bow pattern.
These free Christmas penguin, polar bear and Santa printable templates are all up on Gathered waiting for you to print.
Fabric heart decorations
These heart decorations will use all your scraps in your stash and look lovely hanging in your home.
Needle felt cherries
Try your hand at needle felting with our five minute cherry tutorial.
Embroidered brooches DIY
Makes these easy embroidered brooches DIY in just five minutes.
Make your own DIY coasters – terrazzo style!
Turn old clay into tiny stars and string them together into a banner! Five minute work for gorgeous results. Find the tutorial here.
Rosee Woodland’s free Christmas star knitting pattern is a fab 5 minute knit.
Here’s a cute five minute craft that you can whip up for the kids as a back to school project.
Christmas mini cross stitch
Make your own Christmas five minutes crafts with Rhona Norrie’s cute and quick free Christmas wreath cross stitch pattern.
Crochet flower coasters
This 5 minute craft is an extra cute one for Easter or for any kids birthday parties you’re hosting! Whip up these really sweet bunny paper hats using only a few materials.
Get ready for your summer holidays with this international 5 minute craft! Sew your own luggage tags following Love Patchwork & Quilting’s simple tutorial.
Tropical ring dish
If you’re a clay pro then it’ll only take you 5 minutes to whip up this adorable tropical trinket dish. You’ll just need to leave it to dry and then paint but the construct is super quick!