Summer Essentials

Jun 20th 2021

Summer is finally here! If you want to beat the heat with crafts, you're in the right place. Stay inside or take your crafts with you wherever you go, that's the beauty of crafting! The time for sun and fun is finally here. Let's take a look at some of our favorite summer essentials for your crafting season.


Breezy lace and trendy styles combine with soft yarns to create a wonderful summertime wardrobe. Summer is the perfect time to update your wardrobe and style. With the warmer weather comes more opportunities to get out and show off your new fashions. And the best part is you can make it yourself! It's a very fashionable, sustainable way to stay fashion forward.


Be cool all summer with airy fashions and poolside accessories that are easy to knit. Using cotton yarns and other soft fibers, knit these 10 gorgeous designs to achieve perfect summer style and comfort. Whether you spend your days lounging by the pool or out with friends, there's a knitted item in this book for you.

Diamond Art

Set sail with Diamond Art! Reminisce about days on the water with this beautiful, shimmering work of art. Perfect for beginners, you'll love the versatility and fun of this Diamond Art canvas. Hang it in a coastal bathroom, hallway, or wall, or gift it to your most nautical friend. It's the perfect package! And the best part is you can put it away or dot it all in one go, Diamond Art is just that easy.

Punch Needle

Recall your favorite summer sunsets with this punch needle kit. Bring a modern look to your home decor with a traditional craft. The beautiful burnt oranges and sweeping lines will bring a natural movement to any room you put this in. Turn it into a pillow or keep it as a wall hanging, you win either way.

Felt Crafting

Bring a piece of the garden into your home. Perfect for a windowsill or bookshelf, these sweet little succulents are the perfect accent for any room. As easy to make as they are fun, you don't need a green thumb to create these adorable potted plants. You also won't have to worry about your pets eating them, they're not poisonous! They also make great gifts.

What do you consider essential for the summer? Let us know on social media! You can find us by searching @leisureartsinc or using #leisurearts. And be sure to tag us in your creations as well. We love seeing what's happening in your crafty corner! 

Happy crafting!

-Leisure Arts team