What’s as sweet as watermelon on a hot summer day? Even if you’re not chomping on the pink goodness, these free projects and tutorials celebrate this summertime classic!
1Picnic in the Park
Make a cute lounge cushion or table cover! You can finish this appliqué design any way you wish, using fusible, turned edge or raw edge techniques.
Finish felt pieces with decorative blanket stitching, or simply glue layers together for a no-sew project. Then, wear it to your next picnic and enjoy the compliments!
Lightweight and lacy, this delicate knit shawl is a beautiful shade of melon. Dress it up or play it down by wearing it as a shoulder wrap or neck scarf.
Basic crochet stitches and a few yarn scraps are all you need to make these adorable coasters. Make a set for coffee on the deck or cocktails by the pool.
5Watermelon & Bees
Want to keep the tweens entertained at your next gathering? This beginner project features bullion-stitched bees and chain stitching for the melon.
6How to Paint a Watermelon
Grab some paint, a brush and paper, then follow this tutorial to create your own work of art. Pop it in a frame for light summer décor.
7Fondant Watermelon Cupcake Topper Tutorial
You’ll be the hit of the picnic with these adorable fondant melon slices. The tutorial shows you easy step-by-step instructions for cute cupcake toppers.