The Coronavirus has changed the way we live nowadays, with social distancing highly encouraged and most people who can, working from home to avoid potential exposure to those who may have it. Along with the community quarantine is the time we save from commuting to and from work, opening up our schedules for more time for ourselves and our families. For those cooped up at home, we’ve rounded up a list of cute Easter projects to work on while under quarantine.
1. A fun DIY Easter Bunny that lights up, from Tetra Variations.
What better way to celebrate Easter than to create an Easter Bunny that lights up at night and doubles as a unique, holiday-appropriate decor in daytime? This PDF pattern from Tetra Variations is an easily downloadable and easy to follow project that will let you make your own Easter Bunny in no time! Let the bunny sit on your shelf or living room or in your child’s bedroom. All you need to do is build it and add a light for it to light up at night! You’ll also need access to a printer to print out the downloadable PDF pattern, card stock, scissors or a craft knife, and glue or tape to build the figure, as well as basic supplies from the hardware store, including a light bulb. Get this pattern at Etsy.
2. A leafy baby blanket by Silk and Wool, which makes for a perfect baby shower gift.
Now that most people are stuck at home to socially distance themselves and keep safe from Coronavirus, we have more time for personal projects. If you’d like to create something that you or your loved ones can cherish for longer, check out this Leafy Baby Blanket Knitting Kit by Silk and Wool, which you can work on at home. It’s a beautiful blanket that features leaf-inspired patterns for a natural touch. The kit comes with a pattern and buttery-soft Cloudborn Superwash Merino DK yarn so your child or the recipient of your handmade gift, will totally love to snuggle in it. This fun DIY kit includes a printed pattern, a downloadable PDF pattern, 5 skeins in the color of your choice (pictured here is Ecru), and the Getting Gauge: The First Step Toward Stitching Success downloadable eGuide. You’ll also receive bonus tips and techniques video clips to help with basic lace, reading a lace chart and a stretchy bind off. The finished product measures about 30″ x 28″. 33 colors available. Shop at Bluprint.
3. A quick and easy knitted egg DIY project just in time for Easter from Kay Clair Goodies.
This PDF knitting pattern lets you make your own set of Easter eggs using yarn! You only need a small amount of yarn to create these stunning eggs that your family will surely adore. Make Easter eggs with the entire family and fill a clear bowl with eggs to show off when Easter rolls around. Get the PDF pattern at Etsy.
4. A chic oasis bobble pillow crochet to spice up your living room, from Toni Lipsey.
Add a DIY touch to your living room this Spring and Easter season with this ultra cute oasis bobble pillow featuring adorable round crochet balls that are super easy to make. It adds pops of fun and whimsy to any living room, bedroom, or space in your home that needs a little pick me up in these dire times. The Oasis Bobble Pillow Crochet Kit comes with a printed pattern, downloadable PDF pattern, 2 skeins total in color of your choice (pictured in Misty Pink), and the Getting Gauge: The First Step Toward Stitching Success downloadable eGuide. Measures 11 ¼” wide x 12″ tall, with skeins available in 25 colors. Shop at Bluprint.
5. An adorable Easter Bunny rabbit sewing project from Cotton and Carrot.
Spend quality time with your loved ones while working on creative projects with this adorable Easter Bunny rabbit sewing pattern. This 6-page PDF file comes complete with instructions and illustrations and full-size pattern pieces. All you need is some basic sewing skills! The end result is a 14-inch tall rag doll rabbit. Shop for the pattern at Etsy.
6. A gorgeous, breezy lace shawl to wear in the Springtime, courtesy of Judy Marples.
Perfect as a gift for a loved one or simple to add to your own wardrobe, this Estonian Dreams Lace Shawl is a charming shawl featuring wondrous, willow-stitch lace and signature nupps that make it uniquely Estonian. The Estonian Dreams Lace Shawl Knitting Kit by Judy Marples comes with a printed pattern, downloadable PDF pattern, 3 skeins in the color of your choice (pictured here is Ocean), and the Getting Gauge: The First Step Toward Stitching Success downloadable eGuide. Measures 22″ in depth and 54″ in wingspan. Skeins come in 32 gorgeous colors. Shop at Bluprint.
7. A whimsical bag that’s perfect for Spring, courtesy of Kandou Patterns.
Change up your style just in time for Easter and Spring with the Orla Purse Sewing Pattern by Kandou Patterns. This quick and easy sewing tutorial features full scale pattern templates to craft stylish shoulder purses in two sizes. Beginners with basic sewing techniques and knowledge of using a sewing machine will have fun making this bag, which comes in large (11.5” x 10” x 4”) and small (8.5” x 6.5” x 33”) sizes. Get creative and mix and match materials for a contrasting look. The slouchy style is also perfect for any casual outfit. Get the pattern at Etsy.
8. A charming set of crochet knitted bears by Holland Designs.
Those with intermediate knitting skills will love to work on the Mini Dressed Up Bears Crochet Kit by Holland Designs featuring Sprightly Acrylic Worsted, a kit that lets you bring to life whimsical bears complete with hand-crocheted sweater and a handknit hat! It features Sprightly Acrylic Worsted yarn to create all three bears and their unique, adorable crochet outfits. The kit includes a printed pattern, downloadable PDF pattern, 1 skein of each Charcoal Heather, Chocolate, Olive, Suede, Ocean, Misty Pink, and the Getting Gauge: The First Step Toward Stitching Success downloadable eGuide. Shop at Bluprint.
9. A set of super sweet Easter eggs by Sew Sweet UK.
Worrying about all the free time you have to yourself now that you’re not commuting to work while under quarantine? Challenge yourself by making a set of 9 super cute Easter eggs with this project by Sew Sweet UK. The set includes 9 PDF illustrated step by step instructions, PDF sets of patterns (one for each egg design) that are ready to print, and a list of materials and tools. It’s perfect for beginners with basic sewing skills. Shop at Etsy.
10. A delightful Buddy the Bunny knitting project from Julie Taylor that’s great for passing the time.
Whether to add to your collection of DIY bunnies or as an Easter present for your loved ones, this Buddy the Bunny Knitting Kit by Julie Taylor is great for a meaningful endeavor this Easter. It’s great for beginners too! The kit includes a printed pattern, downloadable PDF pattern, one pair of 10mm safety eyes in black, 2 skeins in colors of your choice with 1 each of the main color and bunny color (shown here in Blue and Oatmeal Heather), and the Getting Gauge: The First Step Toward Stitching Success downloadable eGuide. You can choose from 34 amazing main colors and 12 neutral bunny colors. Shop at Bluprint.
11. A unique Easter bunny house tissue box cover to get you in the mood for the holiday, courtesy of Past Patterns Palooza.
A lot of things may be cancelled, but Easter spirit isn’t! Celebrate the season with this Easter Bunny House Tissue Box Cover Canvas Pattern from Past Patterns Palooza. It includes full and complete instructions to make this colorful tissue topper that features Mr. and Mrs. Cottontail. All you need is 10 ply yarn and 7 count plastic mesh and a boutique sized box (4.5″ x 4.5″ x 5.75″). Additional supplies are listed in the instruction kit. Shop for the kit download at Etsy.
12. A Spring-appropriate cascading fringe wall hanging decor by Sweet Potato 3.
Anyone can finish this project in a day! Great for gifts or to show off your DIY skills while under quarantine, this Cascading Fringe Wall Hanging Kit by Sweet Potato 3 featuring Sprightly Acrylic Wool Worsted includes a printed pattern, a downloadable PDF pattern, a metal gold ring that measures 10 inches, a wooden dowel that measures 14 inches, one Sprightly Acrylic Wool Worsted skein in Ecru, one Sprightly Acrylic Wool Worsted skein in Charcoal Heather, and one Sprightly Acrylic Wool Worsted skein in Misty Pink. Ideal for beginner crafters. Finished product measures 14″ x 24″. Shop for your kit at Bluprint.
Fun Things to Do While Under Quarantine
For those who aren’t crafty people or would like to check out other activities while under quarantine, check out some fun activities below.
Solve puzzles if you’re riding solo!
Start a journal and reflect on your current situation and your learnings from it.
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