11 best spring craft ideas
Get creative with these beautiful spring diys we've gathered together for you. There's everything from quick and easy crafts to do at home to more elaborate creations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Sew your own pretty pinwheels
These adorable pinwheels are a great toy for children – and they will look great displayed in your home too.
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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