Craft

5 Free Online Craft Classes: Essential Materials for Beginners

Discover the essential materials you’ll need to start out in the world of crafts

Crafts are an excellent starting point for developing your artistic potential, besides helping you improve your concentration, self-esteem, and attention to detail. Embroidery, needle felting, amigurumi, or crocheting are all good options to achieve those goals and exploiting your creativity.

Creative processes and results can differ from person to person. Some people follow routines and others only create when inspired, but all have something in common: a creative mind continuously looking for new ways of expression.

Crafts may be just the thing you need to awaken your creativity. If you want to take your first steps in the world of arts and crafts, have a look at the free online classes we’ve selected for you, taught by some great handicraft specialists. You will find out how to get started and the basic materials needed to delve into this universe.

Simply click on the red titles to access the class. Enjoy!

Free frame loom tapestry class: choosing materials

In this class, textile artist Diana Cunha explains the criteria for choosing the types of yarn used in tapestry. You will get to know the threads and how they behave depending on the techniques used. You will learn about the most popular yarns and what are their strong and weak points.

The content is part of the course Introduction to Frame Loom Tapestry.

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Diana Cunha explains the basic concepts for choosing tapestry yarns.

Free macramé jewelry class: materials and tools

Carla Marin, the founder of yarn brand Fibra Bohemia, introduces all the materials needed for making jewelry using macramé. Using cotton, rings, scissors, and a measuring tape, Carla describes the various materials and explains their differences.

This class is part of the course Macramé Jewelry.

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Carla Marin shows the materials needed for starting out in macramé jewelry.

Free crocheting class: materials and tools

Nordic crochet designer and yarn bomber Alicia Recio Rodríguez is an expert in creating pieces with a single crochet hook. In this class, she describes all types of crochet hooks, in their different colors, sizes, and shapes. She will tell you what her brand of choice is and why she can’t be without it.

This class is part of the online course Creating Garments Using Crochet.

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Alicia Recio Rodríguez is an expert in creating garments using crochet.

Free amigurumi class: tools and materials

In this class, you’ll get to see all the materials needed to create crocheted characters, better known as amigurumi, and experience the creative process, inspirations, and sketchbooks of the instructor: photographer and crochet designer Ameskeria, an expert in this technique.

This content is part of the online course Amigurumi: Creation of Characters through Crochet.

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Ameskeria, photographer and crochet designer, specializes in amigurumi.

Free needle felting class: tools and materials

The dolls and figures created in the needle felting technique are enchanting to young and old for their simple beauty. In this class, toymaker Juanamatú (Katerin J Gómez) shows the materials needed to create your own puppets and the different needles, fabrics, and string.

This content is part of the course Needle Felting Animal Creation.

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Juanamatú (Katerin J Gómez) displays the materials needed for creating needle felting dolls.

The free lessons are available until 5th April 2021. If you’d like to access the classes after this date, you can simply sign up for the courses.

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