Topic outline of crafts

Topic outline of crafts

A craft is a skill, especially involving practical arts. It may refer to a trade or particular art. Crafts as artistic practices are defined either by their relationship to functional or utilitarian products, such as sculptural forms in the vessel tradition, or by their use of such natural media as wood, clay, glass, textiles, and metal.

The following topic outline is provided as an overview of and introduction to crafts:

Essence of crafts

Ceramics and Glass crafts

:Bubblegram - Glass beadmaking - Glass blowing - Glass etching - Stained glass - Mosaics - Pottery - Earthenware

Fiber Crafts

:Art quilts - Lace-making - Macramé - Quilt - Spinning - Tatting - Traditional rug hooking - Weaving - Knitting

Flower Crafts

:Ikebana - Bouquet:Floral Design


:Leather carving - Leather painting - Leather stamping

Mixed Media

:Beading - Basketry - Batik - Scrapbooking


:Applique - Crewel embroidery - Crochet - Cross-stitch - Embroidery, including Ribbon Embroidery - Knitting - Needlepoint - Patchwork - Quilting

Paper crafts

:Decoupage -Origami -Papercraft - Paper marbling - Papier-mâché - Quilling

Wood Crafts

:Marquetry - Wood burning - Wood carving - Woodworking

tone crafts

:Mosaics and inlaying - Stone carving - Stonemasonry - Flintknapping - and letter-carving on stone.

Metal crafts

:Armour - Blacksmith - Clocks - Jewellery - Pewter - Casting

Basic crafts concepts

:American craft - Artisan - Handicraft - Master craftsman - Studio pottery

See also

*Arts and crafts
*Rural crafts

External links

* [ American Craft Council]
* [ Museum of Arts and Design]

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