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|| Bead Crochet Napkin Rings
|Recycled Napkin Rings|
See Also: 16 Ways to Make Napkin Rings
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:
- Fishtail Knit Table Runner — A Free Pattern From the Rowan Yarns Website
- Cable Knit Table Runner Pattern — Another Free Pattern From Rowan
- Thanksgiving Table Runner and Matching Napkin Rings
See Also: Free Thanksgiving Crochet Patterns at About.com