Tag Archives: Patriotic Crafts

Lawn Crafts for the 4th of July

By Craft Trends Contributor, Lacey. Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest!

With the 4th of July finally here, it’s the season for outdoor barbecues and long summer nights. I love spending whole days outside and I love the idea of adding some personal touches to make your backyard more cozy and more entertaining. I’ve spent many 4th of July’s at block parties where children were left to roam free and adults were left to talk about politics and other important adult topics. I’m entering a time when I’m looking more at home decor than I ever have before. Here are some great crafts to spruce up the outside environment in your life.

How to Make a Macrame Chair - DIY Upcycle

How to Make a Macrame ChairDIY Upcycle

This upcycled chair is a fantastic way to create a chair you’ll be proud to take to the beach, camping, or to any outdoor activity. The how-to video and step by step instructions make this professional looking final product look like a both a fun activity and one that won’t be too difficult to make or customize to your own style and colors.

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Kids’ Crafts: 4th of July!

Temperatures are soaring here in Portland, and July 4th is right around the corner. Here are some crafts to keep the kids cool and occupied indoors for a bit, if it’s too hot to be outside in the sun all day. Happy 4th of July!

Making shakers and noisemakers are some of my niece’s favorite crafts. This week, we’re making patriotic shakers for the 4th of July parade. We also like making our own parade around the house!

4th of July ShakerThink Crafts

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American Flag Pocket Tee

By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

DIY Flag Pocket Tee

The Fourth of July is just around the corner.  I know I have celebrations to attend, and I bet you do, too.  I wanted to have a patriotic shirt that no one else would have.  I thought about the things I loved, which are pocket tees and quilting.  So, I created my own American flag pocket tee.  By following this tutorial, you can have a fun tee that shows off your love of sewing and America!

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