Kick Start Summer Crafts

I have been really into sewing lately, in addition to my usual knitting. So, in the spirit of finer arts far and wide, here is a collection of creative textile projects to Kick Start Summer Crafts:

Fashion Design & Sewing Apparel
• Threadbanger’s Summer Dress
• BurdaStyle’s Mila Dress
• Heather Ross’ Quick Gardening Gloves (from Weekend Sewing)
• Sevi Designs’ Hedgehog Applique
• LollyChops’ Hamie the Hedgie
• Matsutake’s Marie Antoinette Hedgehog
• JoanieR’s Felt Monkey Applique
• Angela Yosten of Moda Home Mom’s Sock Monkey Shirt Tutorial
• Beth of Project’s Applique Robot
• Christina from 3 Sweet P’s Applique Robot
• Wee Folk Art’s Gnome Applique Block
Sewn Toys
• Mallory Murray’s Owl Softie
• MmmCrafts’ Molly Monkey
Textile Jewelry
• Amy Butler’s Fabric Necklace
• Tricia-Rennea’s Cupcake Design for Hand-Embroidery
• Andrea Zuill’s Gnome Embroidery Pattern
Sewing Bags, Totes, and Purses
• Sew Mama Sew’s Classic Tote
• Better Homes and Gardens’ 10 Simple-to-Sew Totes, Purses, and Bags
• BellaOnline’s Bag and Tote Sewing Patterns
•’s Bag Patterns
• Katri Niinikangas Vintage Hedgehog Pincushion
• SKG of BurdaStyle’s Hedgehog Pincushions
• Heather Bailey’s Square Deal™ Pincushion
• Terry Atkinson’s Star Fling Quilt
• Amy Butler’s Various Quilts
• Fat Quarter Shop’s Wild Monkey Quilt
• Ro Gregg’s Rose Garden Tea Quilt
• Lisa Christensen’s Make Mine Pink, Please! Quilt
Knitting Apparel
• Melissa Leapman’s Colorblock Fair Isle Pullover
• Barbara Harris-Pruitt’s Wee Fair Isle Sweater
• Jen Small’s Pondemonium Sweater
• Little Cotton Rabbits’s free patterns (for personal use or charity fundraising)
• Heather Bagni’s Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf from Classic Elite Yarns
• Lisa Lloyd’s Sister Scarves
• Althea Crome’s Coraline’s Star Sweater
Lace Knitting
• Anna from Zlopyhelkin Blog’s Frozen Leaves Shawl
• Rosemary Hill’s Bitterroot Shawl
• The Thrifty Knitter’s Woodland Shawl
• Jane Araújo’s Gail (aka Nightsongs) Shawl
• Lion Brand Yarn’s Simple Chevron
• Gail Tanquary’s Shawlette with Lace Pattern
• Barbara Breiter’s Shell Lace Stole
• Lion Brand Yarn’s Feather and Fan
• Lisa Dykstra’s Weekender Stole
• Joanne Cole’s I Love You Shawl
• Crystal Palace Yarns’ Circular Lace Shawl
• Gail Tanquary’s Fan Shawl
• Gail Tanquary’s Summertime Lace Shawl
• Lion Brand Yarn’s Crystal Chandelier
• Gail Tanquary’s Fan Shawl
• Lion Brand Yarn’s Waves of Grain
• Knitting Pattern Central’s Lace and Lacy Items Knitting
Knitting Toys, Bags, and Fun Stuff
• Knitting Pattern Central’s Proto the Robot
• Knitted Toy Box’s Monkey Moo
• Anita M. Wheeless’ Sock Monkey
• Lion Brand Yarn’s William the Hedgehog
• Blue’s Creature’s Blue’s Hedgehog
• Little Cotton Rabbits’s Knitted Cupcake Decoration
• Berroco’s John Stocking
• Free Vintage Knitting’s 2725 Knit Purse
• Lion Brand Yarns’s Think Pink Cupcake
• Teresa Richardson’s CupCake Hat
• Bittersweet Blog’s Hungry Hungry Hippo
• Else Tennessen’s Simply a Gnome
• Lion Brand Yarn’s Amigurumi Gnome
• YarnDiva’s Crocheted Baby Star Afghan
• Rachel’s Crochet Stars
•’s Crochet Patterns for Purses
Textile Wall Art
• Amy Butler’s Nigella Silhouettes Wall Art
• Whim Wham’s Felt Ice Cream Cone  (for personal use)

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