Headed to the beach or the pool? Get ready for sun and sand with these free projects (and a sweet treat!).
1Day at the Beach
Raw-edged appliqué provides an artistic wall hanging with no binding. That means an easy project that will look great on your wall or front door!
2Patacona Beach Bag Tutorial
Use sturdy canvas or heavy cottons in nautical colors to make this bag for beach or poolside. Both fashionable and functional, you can carry everything without being weighed down.
3North Beach Cowl
Perfect for breezy mornings or cool evenings, this cowl is especially pretty when stitched in beach colors. We can almost guarantee someone will say, “Where’d you get that?”
4Sunrise Beach Squares
An intricate spin on the granny square, this motif design can easily look like a sunrise on the beach, just by choosing the right colors.
5Very Crazy Quilted Glasses Case
Keep your prized sunglasses safe from salt and sand with this gorgeous glasses case. Inspiration abounds with embroidery and beading that can be adapted to your skill level.
6North Sea Symphony Earrings
Combine purchased beads with found seashells and basic jewelry hardware to make a lovely pair of earrings reminiscent of a warm afternoon spent at the beach.
Bring a bit of the beach to the dessert table with these adorable cupcakes. This step-by-step tutorial shows you just how easy they are to make.