35 DIY String Art Patterns
Among all the forms of crafts you can work on with a bunch of string, the string art with some nails or a needle is the most popular. It is much easier than embroidery work, being more fun with interesting, unique outcomes. There are really no limitations to the patterns you can achieve and the designs you can make using the string art technique.
An attractive, yet incredibly easy-to-make piece of art for your living room wall. A multicolored one would definitely be interesting, but the all-white design makes it look just majestic.
A basic string art pattern, the geometric design has a nice three-dimensional effect that looks lovely as winter decor.
You can work this pattern in a single color or combine even more shades of bright orange, red and yellow to turn the pattern into an even more colorful project.
This can be a perfect DIY craft for Mothers’ Day as ‘mom’ is the first word that the large pink ‘M’ brings to our minds. Though you can easily customize and make whatever alphabet you want with the help of the tutorial above.
Circular String Art Directions
A simple pattern that gives basic instructions for a string art project, this one is ideal for beginners looking to learn the process.
Check out the free pattern and you might find an idea for the next birthday or Valentine card you are planning to make.
It is bound to be an interesting pattern for all those from the state of Texas, and it even has a cute heart in the middle, expressing your love for your state.
String art projects always look good when you use dark colored strings or yarns on a light (preferably white) background. This free pattern provides some proof.
DIY Michigan String Art Tutorial
State of Ohio String Art Instructions
Another state string art, imagine how cool it would be to have such a unique handmade craft adorning your drawing room wall, complimenting your creative skills!
The three-dimensional effect provided by the stringing technique makes this one even more dreamy.
Who would not love to have such a cool handcrafted piece on their work table or maybe their writing desk? The resemblance it holds with a spider only makes it more interesting.
You have got to love how this one has a traditional yet modern look, with the round design resembling the sun. A more vibrant color combination can turn this one even more special.
If you have a spare wooden tablet, some nails, and some blue string then this could be the next art project you would want to work on. It does make such a nice gift idea as well.
Eiffel Tower, a landmark that has made its way into all sorts of art and craft projects, looks extra special when worked with nails and strings. The pink and black combination really makes the pattern work.
String Art Christmas Tree & Card Display
It’s not just a pretty string art Christmas tree wall hanging, it is also a card display that allows the little ones in your family show off their holiday drawings and artworks.
This is a rather simple pattern to follow, especially for expert and intermediate string artists, giving a general idea about making alphabet string art so you can work on any word or letter you may choose.
Typographic “Free Love” String Art
Typographic crafts have always been popular, as people love to have wall decors and showpieces featuring motivational words and phrases. String art is the perfect medium to express your faith and beliefs in one (or two) word.
All you will need for this project is a square piece of plywood, a marker, a hammer, some nails and of course olive green string. Follow the DIY instructions to make a masterpiece artwork.
This is a rather simple pattern, suitable for beginner string artists and children. However, make sure not to let your kids handle the nail and hammer part.
The powder blue colored string brings out the simple craft work on the white wooden background. Of course, you can use any color you want to, but it would be better if you stick to the mild pastel shades for the yarn.
Vintage Ampersand String Art DIY
This one is done with the ampersand, but check out the directions once and you will see how easily you can do it with any letter or word.
Yet another state string art with California as the theme for this one. By now you must have understood the basic procedure so you can work on a project with any state or country map.
Black And White Skull String Art
Comic Book Inspired String Art Directions
A real creative and unique pattern, perfect for comic book lovers; imagine the happiness on your kid’s face when he sees this new wall hanging.
A typographic string art DIY, you can always change the background texture and string colors for a unique effect.
Geometric String Art Escort Cards
Here is a creative way of escorting your guests, whether it’s a formal event or just a casual get together. Using colors matching to the theme of your party will compliment your artistic style even more.
Butterfly String Art Instructions
A nice idea for a Mothers’ Day or Valentine’s Day card, your kids can easily make this one with a little bit of help.
The history of string art goes a long way, to the end of the 19th century, with modern artists continuing to experiment with the technique to create fresh unique designs. You could also try to create something of your own, using ideas from the above patterns.
Published on January 9th 2015 by Daphne Bennette
Any chance you’ve seen a string art pattern for a race car?
Holy smokes i just have fallen in love with the anchor
Very interesting. Would be great if there was detailed instructions.
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Thanks this was a great help my kids will love it
I have been looking all over for a beautiful mythical fairy pattern & tutorial for string art but have been unsuccessful!!!! I do NOT want anything cartoonish. I want her to be beautiful & realistic looking. If you could be of any help it would be greatly appreciated!!!!! Thank you sooo much….
Do you have detailed instructions and nail pattern for Aggies longhorns
Can you help by telling me where I can get hold of the Irish four leaf clover pattern
I would love to have the instructions for the first string art picture at the top of this page which is a white circular pattern. It says, “DIY String Art.” When you click on that you get something written in Chinese. Can you help me? I really like this pattern.
I would like to know the variety of your string and nail art if you have for me to buy and where can I find it
looking for a tree , want it to look old. it also need to big a shadow
Please Have you any Zodiac emblems would love to do Scorpio for my daughter for Xmas
Well, you can always run a Google search to get some Scorpio string art patterns, but if that doesn’t work, you can try learning the basic method by trying a few simple patterns from above. Like the state patterns or the heart. Once you get the hang of the procedure, you will be able to work out a Scorpio pattern yourself. It’s not really that difficult, just find some sample images from Google to help you. The idea is really cool, and your daughter will surely love it and it will be worth your hard work.
Hi When i was in Jurior school in the 70s i made a string trible african face but can not find how to produce one now.
Plus i remember there was a picture called a cascade and one of concorde
Is there any books on string pictures re the above
You can check online.
looking for string and bean art patterns for grandchidern
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