For the past few years, there has been a big focus on traditional craft skills, and many people have been keen to learn skills including quilting, sewing, and painting. For 2024, some of these crafts will move under the spotlight, as people take part in community craft sessions and seek to learn the skills of their ancestors. If you’re looking to get into crafting, here are three types that will be big news in 2024.
A deceptively simple-looking craft, embroidery involves hand-stitching images and patterns onto materials. Embroidered shirts were a big fashion trend in 2023, so it makes sense that in 2024 learning to embroider will be top of many people’s agendas. There should be local classes taking place in your city, or there are many videos online that teach the basics of this fun and practical craft.
Ceramics are big news in the world of interior decor right now and many people are keen to try out their own skills on the pottery wheel. If you don’t have access to a full pottery studio, creating coil vases and mugs is always an option, and many kilns are willing to hire out space and firing sessions so that novices can have access to the essentials of pottery production.
A great way to create unique cards and artworks, lino printing involves craving lino from a block and using this as a printing template. Whilst designs can be highly detailed, for many the aesthetic is intentionally naive and free-flowing, so you can let your creativity loose.