Free Pattern Friday: Happy May Day!

The first day of May is an ancient Northern hemisphere spring festival. Dancing, singing and cake are usually part of the festivities — so let’s get started with free project ideas to celebrate spring!

Garden Posies Quilt Block

1Garden Posies Quilt Block

Use fusible appliqué or attach this darling appliqué with a hand- or machine-stitched blanket stitch to make a quilt block or wall hanging.

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Fabric Pinwheel Tutorial

2Fabric Pinwheel Tutorial

These sweet pinwheels are easy to make with some fabric and fusible web. Add a button and you have an adorable spring accent piece.

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Moira Cowl

3Moira Cowl

A beginner-friendly project, this knitted cowl is worked flat in any length you like. Pretty in variegated colors, the openwork lace pattern is ideal for wearing on cool spring mornings.

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Starry Night Headband

4Starry Night Headband

This headband is super quick and easy to make! It takes only a small amount fingering weight yarn to make the motif.

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Welcome Embroidery Designs

5Welcome Embroidery Designs

Does your foyer need an update? Stitch up a pretty welcome banner! You can make this design either by hand or on an embroidery machine.

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Dragonfly Earrings

6Dragonfly Earrings

Add your favorite seed beads, connectors and dragonfly charms to ear wires to make these artistic earrings.

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Vintage Victorian Crown

7Vintage Victorian Crown

Present your May Day queen with this pretty crown, or have a contest to see who creates the best one of all. Just print, assemble, embellish and celebrate!

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Butterscotch Cake

8Butterscotch Cake

This cake is worthy of a celebration! Not only do you get the recipe to make the cake, you also get the recipe for the to-die-for browned butterscotch buttercream.

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Thank you – what a lovely idea!

Ade M Twombly

Tanks for the great recipes . Please put more NO ADDED SUGAR or diabetic recipes..


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