We love finding craft ideas on Instagram and there are lots of accounts that inspire us everyday, not to mention tons of our lovely craft authors who post their latest projects, makes and exciting updates on Instagram (Wendy Ward, Laura Strutt, Clare Youngs, Hester van Overbeek, Emma Brown and Emma Friedlander-Collins, to name just a few!)
Today we’ve taken a step back from the books and have chosen ten of our favourite crafty Instagrammers, though we could have made this a list of 100!! From sewing accounts to crochet lovers, paper crafters and much more; these are our top 10 craft Instgrammers to follow…
Celebrating all thing crochet and posting tons of pictures from the crochet community, this is the ultimate crochet girl gang and we love it!! Whether you love super cute crochet, granny square crochet or uber trendy crochet, you’re going to want to follow them for ideas, inspiration and tips for other crochet Instagrammers to follow!
Follow the Crochet Girl Gang here: https://www.instagram.com/crochetgirlgang/
This is an Instagram feed full of beautiful paper creations and stunning photography. If you love paper crafting then you will find inspiration-a-plenty in Sarah’s lovely paper flowers, animals and more, all using pretty pastel colour scheme and making us want to paint everything dusty pink.
Follow Sarah here: https://www.instagram.com/_sarah_matthews/
The Foldline is the place to be for anyone that loves making their own clothes. With 1000’s of patterns to choose from and beautifully simple styled shots, we love looking through their Instagram feed for homemade clothes inspiration and ideas for what to sew next!
Follow The Foldline here: https://www.instagram.com/thefoldline/
For tons of moody woolspiration and some of the most beautiful blossom photos on Instagram, follow Olga Prinku. You won’t find practical projects but her chunky wool products are worth a look and scrolling through her feed is sure to give you that warm fuzzy feeling that only homemade knits and flowers can give!
Follow Olga Prinku here: https://www.instagram.com/olgaprinku/
Follow Boys & Bunting for colourful and quirky crochet and other creative makes! We love the friendly vibe of their Instagram account and if you keep following, you’ll find a few free patterns and ideas thrown in for you to try. If nothing else, you’re bound to love their adorable Instagram inspired crochet pincushion pattern...
Follow them here: https://www.instagram.com/boysandbunting/
Self confessed confetti and pom pom lover, Christine Leech posts lots of lovely and colourful Instagram snaps onto Sew Yeah! She holds some great competitions and is also a good spot for floral inspiration, plus we wish we were organized enough to organise our books like this too!
Follow Christine here: https://www.instagram.com/sewyeah/
Hannah and Rosie run a brilliantly varied Instagram feed for their craft kit and workshop company, New Craft House. Their motto is ‘old crafts for the new generation’ and we think it pretty much hits the nail on the head! If you like young, fun and trendy craft ideas, then this is the one for you.
Follow New Craft House here: https://www.instagram.com/newcrafthouse/
If you’re a crafter who just LOVES to see a project coming together, then you’re going to find this a very satisfying Instagram follow. The Knifty Knitster runs an Etsy store and uses Instagram to post photos her patterns at various stages of completion. Hurray for hand-knitted hats!
Follow The Knifty Knitster here: https://www.instagram.com/thekniftyknitster/
Think pink. Think pastels. Think style without fuss. We love the clean look of Clare Nicolson’s Instagram feed, regularly reminding us that simple is the best and colour is our crafty friend. Whether you love her prints or just want some Instagram eye candy, we’d recommend following Clare!
Follow Clare here: https://www.instagram.com/clarenicolson/
Em makes and bakes, but she also paints, sews, designs and creates! We love the bright and happy vibe on her Instagram feed and find that her posts put us in a good mood! Plus, her recent brush lettering posts are making us want to pick up a paintbrush.
Follow Em here: https://www.instagram.com/emmakesandbakes/
Who would you most like to follow? Let us know in the comments below and remember that you can find us on Instagram for the latest ideas and inspiration from MAKEetc. Happy making!