We’ve found some more projects that’ll knock your socks off! Who needs socks anyway? It’s summer! Whip up a fantastic bathing suit to bring to the beach with your hand-sewn picnic blanket tote, some homemade beach ball pillows, and summer camp chairs. We’ve featured 7 different blogs to give you 7 fabulous tutorials we can’t wait to try. Check ’em out for yourselves!

Bolt Neighborhood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Picnic Throw is perfect for summer and a total cinch to make. We love the hand-sewn look with the visible tied threads.

Craft Buds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So you wanna use your picnic blanket in the park but worried about how you’re going to get it there? Fear not! The All-In-One Picnic Blanket Tote is here! You can even apply this method to the picnic blanket above, or one you already have.

Purl Bee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These Fabric Beach Balls make great throw pillows and give a summery feel to any occasion. They also make car rides to the beach much more festive and comfortable!

Simple Simon & Co

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t be fooled by the name—these Summer Camp Chairs can be used for anytime summer activities. Easy to make and easy to carry anywhere you go!

Vervlogen Dagen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Summer Fling Bag is perfect for short trips when you don’t want to bring your whole purse: a stroll in the park, a drive-in movie, or a few hours at the pool!

Flamingo Toes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What a pretty summer touch! Brighten up your kitchen with some Fabric Feathers Dish Towels. Let’s be honest, we can always use more of them, so why not make some that’ll brighten your mood too?

Make it Love it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surprise! You didn’t think we could have a whole post without a big pop of color and a dancing kid did you? This Full and Fluffy Pettiskirt is every girl’s dream. I still have one I love to wear for fun during the summer (even if only around the house)!

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