6 trendy craft ideas on TikTok
We have watched enough TV to last a lifetime and that is why many of us are looking for other forms of entertainment to get through the evenings of this lockdown. Enter Crafts: It is a relaxing way to escape the stress of the day while focusing on a creative and enjoyable hobby.
Trying to learn a new skill at home without the help of lessons or an expert to guide you can seem daunting, but there is a way around it; an inside secret, if you will – TikTok.
By downloading the Abbreviated Mobile Video Platform, you gain unlimited access to the exciting world of crafting, not only discovering serious talents, but also tutorials on how you can learn their expertise.
All kinds of skills are on display, from making miniature models to designing clothes and frosting bowls, and that just highlights a few.
Find the inspiration you’re looking for this lockdown and beyond by checking out our edition of the best TikTok craftsmen to follow right now …
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Get ready to give those hastily scribbled thank you notes a stylish upgrade …
The sewing specialist
Ysabel Hilado (@ysabelhilado) is a designer of clothing for women who offers her TikTok subscribers multiple tutorials and advice on everything related to sewing and clothing design.
The dollhouse renovator
Follow her on her journey as she demonstrates how to recreate every aspect of the interior of her new home in tiny form – from masonry, to the sofa, a mini-tv (complete with remote control) and even a small toilet roll.
Her attention to detail is extraordinary and the finished results are impressive – and it’s a must-have for DIY interior enthusiasts.
She appeared on this year’s The Great Pottery Throw Down on Channel 4 and, in layman’s terms, Shenyue Ding (@supperceramics) knows pottery.
The knitter and maker of hand-spun yarns
Have you ever wondered how hand spun yarn is made? Follow Lauren from Mother of Purl (@motherofpurll) discover.
Knitwear designer Lauren is passionate about all aspects of knitting, including making her own yarn. Through its TikTok channel, you can learn every step of traditional practice, from picking and raking sheep’s fleece hand dye wool, spinning, and of course, knitting.
Perfect for knitters of all stages, Lauren’s step-by-step videos are fascinating and beautiful to watch.
The miniature model maker
Do you like doing things in miniature? Follow Filipe Miranda (@manufacture of miniature models), the set designer who creates tiny, lifelike replicas of just about anything.
His skills are such that he makes his job easy. In reality, it is a complex job. But if you think you’d like the challenge of making your own mic Connect 4 whole or lowercase Rubik’s Cube – both work – or maybe a really small padlock, visit his channel, pronto.
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