School’s almost out for summer and that holiday feeling is sweeping the nation, as we slap on the sun cream and head off for the sunshine at home or abroad. To inspire you in your travels, this week we’ve got a suitcase full of summer holiday crafts, whether it’s time with the kids or grandkids or some time to relax alone. Bring some craft into your holiday and you’ll be in handmade heaven!
Top row, left to right: Carry your holiday essentials in DIY style with the Blue Skies backpack pattern from Sew Cute to Carry; sew a smart sunglasses case from just one fat quarter of fabric with this pattern from 50 Fat Quarter Makes; match your accessories to your holiday mood with Zoe Larkin’s Love Leather Accessories. Centre row, left to right: Kaffe Fassett’s Shoal print will get you feeling tropical; have fun with the kids (or by yourself!) making fun motifs from Hama beads; celebrate your seaside break with one of . Bottom row, left to right: Helen Philipps’ birdhouse bunting will brighten up the beach house; light up long summer evenings with our free summer lanterns knitting pattern; Marjolein Bastin’s Beach Treasures fabric will bring beach vibes to any project; and bagsie a sunlounger in style with this stunning crochet blanket pattern, free on the blog along with more summer holiday crafts all week long.