Thanksgiving Crafts (for Adults)

Kids aren’t the only ones who like to make pretty things for Thanksgiving. If you’re looking for ideas that are a little bit more sophisticated than pipe cleaner turkeys, you’ve come to the right place. This is our ultimate list of Thanksgiving crafts for grown-ups.

Craft Ideas for the Thanksgiving Table

If you ask people what Thanksgiving is all about, invariably someone is going to mention “dinner.” Is dinner really supposed to be the main focus of the holiday? Well, that’s debatable — but the food really is an important aspect of it. Of course, with food being one of the central Thanksgiving holiday themes, and with presentation being such an important part of the meal, it’s natural that crafters will want to pay some attention to their table settings at Thanksgiving. With that in mind, we offer these craft ideas for the Thanksgiving table.

Thanksgiving Napkin Rings

  Wire Crochet Napkin Rings

These wire crochet napkin rings are ideal for Thanksgiving, but they're appropriate for everyday use as well.
These wire crochet napkin rings are ideal for Thanksgiving, but they’re appropriate for everyday use as well.
  Bead Crochet Napkin Rings

You can use these versatile beaded napkin rings for Thanksgiving, or other special occasions.
You can use these versatile beaded napkin rings for Thanksgiving, or other special occasions.

 

 

 

 

 Recycled Napkin Rings

You can upcycle the tabs from pet food cans to make these chic recycled napkin rings. They're perfect for celebrating a green Thanksgiving, or for everyday use too.
You can upcycle the tabs from pet food cans to make these chic recycled napkin rings. They’re perfect for celebrating a “green” Thanksgiving, or for everyday use too.

See Also: 16 Ways to Make Napkin Rings

Knitting and Crochet Placemat Patterns

Placemats can be either formal or casual; so whichever your entertaining style happens to be, you’ll find suitable options for setting your Thanksgiving table with placemats. If you want to knit or crochet your own placemats, you can click here to find bunches of fantastic patterns to choose from.

Knit and Crochet Coaster Patterns

Coasters are handy to have on your Thanksgiving table, both for dressing up each place setting and for protecting your table or linens from drippy messes. If you want to make your own coasters, be sure to grab some free coaster patterns to use for this purpose.

Turkey Napkin Basket DIY

Heidi Kenney has a special talent for making simple,  crafts that everyone can relate to. This turkey napkin basket is one of those projects. It’s a fun, colorful craft project with an interesting twist that’s clever, creative and unique. At the same time, it’s totally easy, and should be doable for pretty much anyone who wants to try it.

 

DIY Thanksgiving Table Runners

Delight your Thanksgiving dinner guests with a lovely handmade table runner. Here are a few free patterns and ideas:

See Also: Fall Patterns to Knit and Crochet at KnittingandCrochet.net

This page was last updated on 1/7/2018.