Summer Activities for Teenagers Series: The Crafter

Our Summer Activities for Teenagers Series is the perfect place to find things to do in the summer! In this installment, we have lots of ideas for ‘The Crafter’ in your family!

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Summer Activities for Teenagers

Carry on the timeless craft of quilting…

  • Make a t-shirt quilt from keepsake t-shirts
  • Experiment with coordinating fabrics by making quilt blocks
  • Watch YouTube videos on how to quilt
  • Make a quilt for your bed
  • Make drink coasters
  • Make pot holders

Click here to find quilting supplies

Summer Activities for Teenagers

Use needle and thread to create something beautiful…

  • Monogram towels
  • Monogram bathrobes
  • Monogram pillowcases
  • Do a traditional embroidered wall hanging (available in kits)

Click here to find embroidery supplies

Summer Activities for Teenagers

Are you the next big jewelry designer?…

  • Make necklaces
  • Make bracelets
  • Make earrings
  • Design your own jewelry line to sell

Click here to find jewelry making supplies

Summer Activities for Teenagers

Make something cozy…

  • Knit or crochet winter hats and scarves to donate to homeless people
  • Create a macrame wall hanging
  • Crochet an afghan

Click here to find yarn supplies

Summer Activities for Teenagers

Make something unique from leather…


  • key rings
  • luggage tags
  • drink coasters
  • a wallet
  • a belt