Sun Projects for Solar Eclipse Enthusiasts!

Sun Projects for Solar Eclipse Enthusiasts!

Few events in our world rival the breathtaking beauty and awe-inspiring wonder of a solar eclipse. As the moon gracefully positions itself between the Earth and the Sun, it casts its shadow upon our planet, enveloping regions in a mesmerizing dance of darkness and light. In just a few days, on April 8, 2024, North America will be treated to one of nature’s most captivating performances: a total solar eclipse. In light of this unique event (pun intended!) here are some fun sun themed projects to make!

sun amigurimi

Solar Eclipse Amigurumi Free Pattern

This adorable project was inspired by a social media sticker. The cute, tiny sun seems so happy to have the moon buddy so close to it! Use Poly-Fil Stuffing to bring these cuties to life, and use them to decorate for your solar eclipse viewing event!

Solar Eclipse Pillow

Solar Eclipse Pillow

This beautiful pillow is perfect for relaxing with while you wait for the solar eclipse to take place! Kids will love this creative design that they can manipulate, also. Poly-Fil® Premier Round Accent Pillow Insert is perfect for this project!

Solar Eclipse Embroidery Pattern

Solar Eclipse Embroidery Pattern

Create a one-of-a-kind shirt or piece of decor using this solar eclipse embroidery pattern. It’s great for lots of projects, including table runners, place mats, banners, and more! Stabilize™ Interfacing is a very popular choice for embroidery projects because it adds integrity and strength to fabrics without adding bulk.

Solar Eclipse Quilt Free Pattern

Solar Eclipse Quilt Free Pattern

Commemorate this rare event with a quilt that will last longer than the solar eclipse! This free pattern has a beautiful design which shows the stages of the eclipse as the moon passes in front of the sun and eventually blocks it completely. You only need a few fabric colors plus Fairfield World Batting to make this beautiful quilt.

Golden Sun Floor Cushion

Golden Sun Floor Cushion

This stunning golden sun floor cushion not only fits the solar eclipse theme, it will also be perfect to rest on while you wait for the eclipse to happen! Create cushions like this one to lounge on as you wait for the “show” to start. The cushion is super soft to sit on thanks to the 4 inch Cushion Foam inside it.

Solar Eclipse Bunting

Solar Eclipse Bunting

Are you hosting an eclipse watching party? Stash bust with this project that was designed specifically for this monumental event!

Summer Sun Placemat

Summer Sun Placemat

This “sizzling” sun placemat is something you can make while waiting for the eclipse. Grab those crochet needles and get started on this sunny project that you can display all summer long.

Bohemian Sunrise

Bohemian Sunrise

This gorgeous sun themed project makes great decor for a solar eclipse viewing party. Or just make it to add some shine to any wall in your space! The shimmery gold effect is created using metallic Oly-Fun Fabric!

Crochet Coasters DIY

Crochet Coasters DIY

Brighten up your tabletops with these charming Crochet Sun Coasters! Handcrafted with love and attention to detail, these coasters bring a touch of sunshine to any home décor. Made from soft and durable cotton yarn, they’re not only delightful to look at but also practical for protecting surfaces from moisture and heat.

Smiling Sun Bag

Smiling Sun Bag

Grab your crochet hook and get ready to soak up the sun with this charming bag that’s as practical as it is stylish! With clear and easy-to-follow instructions, this pattern allows you to create your own sun-inspired tote in no time. It will be perfect for carrying your solar eclipse viewing glasses in!

Sun and Moon Tote Bag Pattern

Sun and Moon Tote Bag Pattern

Next up on our list of sun projects is this beautiful bag pattern. This pattern captures both elements needed for a solar eclipse: the sun and the moon! Create a stunning bag that will be perfect not just for the eclipse but all summer long!

Sunshine placemats

Sunshine Placemats

Create delightful placemats that bring the warmth and brightness of sunshine to your dining table! These sunshine-inspired placemats will set the perfect mood for any occasion, but especially for the solar eclipse. Be sure to use Shield Liner Fabric in all your placemat projects, as it adds a protective barrier that creates a shield against moisture and more!

sun pillow

Sunshine Pillow

Once again the Poly-Fil® Premier Round Accent Pillow Insert is perfect for circle shaped pillow sun projects like this cute one! Kids will love this adorable design, and it will allow them to “look” at the sun without hurting their eyes!

Sun Crochet Amigurumi

Sun Crochet Amigurumi

Learn how to bring a little ray of sunshine into your life with this adorable handmade plush toy! With its bright colors and cheerful expression, this sun plush is sure to bring a smile to your face every time you see it. It’s perfect for cuddling with as you await the solar eclipse!

Sky Snuggles Free Felt Sewing Patterns

Sky Snuggles Free Felt Sewing Patterns

We wrap up this galactic solar project roundup with some cute patterns that feature several celestial bodies! Make the sun, moon and stars to create cute plushies to decorate with or for kids to play with. These would make for a cute space themed mobile in a nursery, too.

sun projects for the solar eclipse

We hope you can enjoy the wonder and awe that a solar eclipse brings! These sun projects will help you capture the feelings and memories of this rare event.

 

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