Spring is in the air and bringing fresh inspiration for all of your craft makes! We've put together a beautiful collection of craft projects, covering everything from quick papercraft projects to gorgeous knitted garments.


Make your own paper daffodils

These simple paper daffodils look surprisingly realistic – the texture of the crepe paper gives a natural curve to the petals and leaves. Make a bunch of vibrant blooms to brighten your home all year round.

How to make paper daffodils

Paper Daffodil Template

Create your own Easter egg baskets

These charming baskets make great gifts when filled up with chocolate eggs! You can use our free Easter printable papers to create your baskets or use your choice of papers to get creative.

Download our free Easter egg basket templates

Free Easter egg basket printables

Sew your own cross stitch butterflies

Create a little spring corner in your home by sewing this pair of beautiful butterflies! It's a quick and easy pattern which is ideal for those new to cross stitch.

Download our free cross stitch butterfly pattern

yellow butterfly cross stitch pattern

Knit your own Easter eggs

This free knitting pattern designed by Kirstie McLeod is great for using up leftover scraps of yarn in your stash. If you're a beginner knitter, then this is a great pattern to try if you want to have a go at some simple colourwork.

Free knitted Easter eggs pattern

3 knitted easter eggs in pastel colours hand from birch twigs in a vase

Embroider a blossom design

Learn the colonial knot technique and use it to create this lovely spring embroidery hoop design inspired by Japanese cherry blossoms.

Download our free blossom embroidery pattern

how to do Colonial Knots

Hang up your own paper flower garland

Invite the summer into your home by making this colourful paper flower garland. Tailor it to match the colour scheme in your living room, bedroom or kitchen.

Download our free paper flower garland templates

How to make a paper flower garland

Crochet a spring flower posy

These cheery crocheted flowers can never wilt! Whip up a posy to carry around with you, or put it in a jar to add colour to a shelf or table in your home.

Free crochet flower bouquet pattern

Free flower crochet patterns

Sew a pastel jersey wrap dress

This breezy jersey wrap dress is great for spring days when there's still a slight chill in the air. Work it up in soft pastel colours to bring a fresh look into your wardrobe.

Download our jersey wrap dress pattern

Jersey wrap dress sewing pattern

Knit a spring flowers tea cosy

Give your tea pot a cute new style with this season with to make this tea cosy topped with flowers. Why not make one as a gift for Mother's Day?

Download our free knitted spring flowers tea cosy pattern

Val Pierce Spring floral tea cosy

Try this quick crochet daffodil pattern

Looking for a speedy make? You can make a whole host of golden daffodils with this free crochet pattern.

Download our free crochet daffodil pattern

Free Crochet Daffodil Pattern

Sew your own pretty pinwheels

These adorable pinwheels are a great toy for children – and they will look great displayed in your home too.


Download our free DIY pinwheels templates

How to sew your own fabric pinwheels


Sarah OrmeDigital Editor, Gathered

Sarah Orme is a UK-based linocut printmaker, digital editor, feature writer and award-winning podcaster. She's been editing the sewing and art sections of Gathered.how – and before that our sister website calmmoment.com – for over 3 years. She’s the host of Gathered’s We’ve Made It podcast and A Calmer Life podcast. She’s a keen crafter and artist and loves creating DIY tutorials for Gathered. Sarah has previously written features for The Guardian, In The Moment Magazine, Project Calm Magazine, countryfile.com, radiotimes.com and yourhomestyle.uk. She enjoys designing her own unique lino prints and dreams of opening her own online shop. She shares her work @sarahormeprints

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