Poppies are a beautifully bold, yet delicate flower, synonymous with Remembrance Day and the month of November. We’ve rounded up some free poppy projects to help you commemorate Armistice Day the crafty way.
Use pretty fabric offcuts to create Carolyn Letten’s thoughtful project. Practise your embroidery and sewing technique and try making pockets to add some old photographs.
You’ve only got to master two simple rounds in this easy project and there you have it – a brooch that will only take you a few minutes to make.
Colette Smith has used stamping, heat embossing and bright shades of red, orange and green to bring these wonderful designs to life. The cards have a clean contemporary look and we’re sure any recipient would be overjoyed at receiving one, whatever the occasion.
Combine your baking and craft stash to create these inventive paper flowers to display in your home during November.
Craft a paper poppy with this free project from Paper Plants by Sarah Dennis. We can’t get enough of the vibrant projects in this fabulous new book from the The Make It By Hand Papercraft series. It includes 15 flowers and plants for you to craft, plus templates are included so you can get constructing right away. Buy your copy at carltonbooks.co.uk.
As well as wearing the flower, why not incorporate it into your crafts? Jill Alblas has designed a stunning set of decoupaged trinkets to flourish your abode. We particularly love the poppy card as the sentiment can be swapped to suit any occasion.
If you love crafting floral designs take a look at these Frida Kahlo inspired projects.