With winter comes the Naughty and Nice Lists, and with summer comes The Nautical List. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the waves are crashing, and it’s time for everyone to take to the seven seas. Okay, so maybe not everyone. But even if you won’t be boarding the S.S. Summer Sailor, you can still sport the look by sewing some of these nautical crafts.
Whether you love the stripes or are a fan of the anchors, there’s a nautical fashion out there for everyone. Grab some thread, your sewing machine, and your best sailor-inspired fabrics. It’s time to sew some nautical crafts to get you ready for summer fun. Check out the projects below to decide which nautical craft you want to try out first.
The nautical style is for everyone of all ages. Sew your daughter a cute little nautical dress, accented with her favorite color around the sleeves and neck. The adorable cinched belt and bow add a youthful touch to this sea-themed ensemble. She’ll love the feel of the soft, knit fabric, and you’ll love how easy this dress is to create.
This long and flowing nautical dress is for people who are ready to soak up some rays. Pick out a nautical knot printed fabric and a few yards of cording, and you’re ready to sew a nautical halter dress that is sure to grab everyone’s attention. Wear this halter dress to the beach to get that sun-kissed look that says “Summer is here.”
With just a little bit of fabric and a few matching buttons, you can sew this fun dress for your little girl. She will love showing off her boat-inspired outfit while she’s playing in the summer sun with all of her friends. The large front pockets are a great for little hands collecting seashells.
A simple, sailor-style tote is just a little bit of sewing away. This sturdy, boat-themed bag is perfect to take anywhere this summer, and it’s spacious enough to hold all your belongings when you head out for the day. Look no further than this tote if you’re ready to sew a nautical craft that will make everyone’s head turn.