The great outdoors! Amazing makes for gardening and outdoor living, plus al fresco dining, picnics and BBQs!Published on 30 July 2020 2 min read
Whether you’re a green-fingered gardener or a little plant shy, there’s nothing quite like breathing in a big breath of fresh air and getting out there in the garden. From cool handmade BBQ accessories to stylish outdoor accessories, we’ve got a blooming lovely selection of patterns to get you feeling easy breezy!
Beautiful picnic blankets
A handmade picnic blanket will come on many adventures with you, so it’s well worth putting some work into! Make up one of these gorgeous patterns and you’ll thank yourself every year when the sun comes out.
Pack up a picnic
Enjoying a feast al fresco? Show off your making skills with handmade cutlery sets and picnic baskets!
Picnic perfect napkins
Make your picnic pack-up the talk of the town when you pull out gorgeous hand-embroidered napkins! These floral designs complement any flourishing garden.
Brilliant makes for BBQs
Fire up the grill, it’s BBQ time! Make an outdoor apron for your favourite BBQ king or queen, and don’t forget to sling this wine bag over your shoulder on your way to the barbie!
Beautiful bunting for the garden
Give your garden a makeover for the warmer months by stringing up homemade bunting. These fun patterns will add colour and life to any garden!
Amazing outdoor cushions
Throw them on the lawn for an afternoon picnic, rest your head on them for an al fresco snooze or use them to jazz up some old garden furniture. Whatever you use them for, these outdoor cushions will make a colourful addition to any garden! If you’ve got some pillows lying around, we’ve got a fantastic tutorial for upcycled pillows that’d work perfectly in the garden.
Bohemian Garden Cushion
Moroccan tile stitch cushion cover
Lace Mandala Cushion Pillow
Bobble Go Round Crochet Pillow in Bernat Maker Outdoor - Downloadable PDF
Knit Striped Pillow in Bernat Maker Outdoor Stripes - Downloadable PDF
Crochet Backyard Bolster in Bernat Maker Outdoor Stripes - Downloadable PDF
Awesome al fresco inspiration
Make your outdoor feasts more elegant with fabulous handmade accessories!
Super cool sun hats
Feeling the heat? Make yourself a sun hat for gardening and you’ll never look back.
Gorgeous gardening aprons
Keep your fingers green and your clothes clean with these fabulous handmade gardening aprons. These would make a great gift for any avid gardener, and don’t leave the little one’s out! The children’s apron is too cute to miss!
No sunshine? Bring the garden inside!
We can’t have good weather everyday, but there’s no reason not to bring a bit of the outdoors in.