Thursday, February 14, 2008

Types of arts and crafts

There are almost as many variations on the theme of "arts and crafts" as there are crafters with time on their hands, but they can be broken down into a number of categories:

Crafts involving textiles
-Canvas work
-Curve stitching
-Ribbon embroidery
-Rug making
-Spinning (textiles)
-Spirelli (also see Scrap booking)
-String art
-T-shirt art

Crafts involving wood, metal or clay
-Cabinet making
-Chip carving
-Wood burning
-Wood turning
-Polymer clay

Crafts involving paper or canvas
-Card making
-Card Modeling
-Iris Folding
-Paper craft
-Parchment craft
-Quilling or Paper Filigree
-Scrap booking

Crafts involving plants
-Basket weaving
-Corn dolly making
-Pressed flower craft
-Straw Marquetry

Other crafts
-Balloon animal
-Doll making
-Dollhouse construction and furnishing
-Egg decorating
-Stained glass
-Toy making

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