The Craft of Bead Work

Hello readers, welcome to today’s blogpost. A bead is a small piece of decorative object or similar material that is formed in a variety of shapes and sizes such as stone, bone, shell, glass, plastic, wood or pearl usually threaded with each other to make a necklace, rosary or sewn on to fabric. Beads comeContinue reading “The Craft of Bead Work”

ANKARA CRAFTS

Hello readers. Welcome to today’s blog post. Ankara is a type of cotton cloth featuring brightly coloured patterns produced by means of a wax-resist dye technique, associated especially with West African fashion. It is usually a colorful cloth and is primarily associated with Africa because of its tribal-like patterns and motifs. Ankaras’ are industrially producedContinue reading “ANKARA CRAFTS”

Craft Trends -Throw Pillows

Hello readers, welcome to today’s blogpost. Throw pillows are small soft furnishing item that can be used for functional or decorative purpose. It is beautifully crafted from a wide range of textiles including cotton, linen, silk, leather, microfibre, suede, chenille, and velvet. Throw pillows are commonly used piece in interior design and comes in wideContinue reading “Craft Trends -Throw Pillows”

The Craft of Photography

Hello Readers and welcome to today’s blog post. Photography is a craft that deals with the visual sense. Photography craft is used as a medium for creative expression. Photography is simply defined as drawing with light. From a broad sense of view and according to Wikipedia; Photography is the art, application and practice of creatingContinue reading “The Craft of Photography”

Craft Embroidery

Hello readers, and welcome to today’s blogpost. Embroidery is a form of handcraft that deals with the decoration of fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. It may also incorporate other materials such as pearls, beads, quills, and sequins. Embroidery can be categorised under fashion or decorative crafts as it is mostlyContinue reading “Craft Embroidery”

Leather and Crafts

Hello Craft Lovers! Welcome to today’s blogpost. Today, I will be writing on Leather Craft. Before I go into writing about leathercraft proper, it is important I write on what leather is. What is Leather?Leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhide and skins. Leather is used to make clothing, footwear,Continue reading “Leather and Crafts”

Hair and Crafts

Hello Readers.Welcome to today’s blog post. And today, I will be writing on Hair in relation to crafts. Hair, like many other professions, has elements of crafts embedded in it. Hair styling is a major industry, that requires skill and dexterity. Just like craft, Hair Styling, Weaving, or Cutting deals with creativity and requires artistry.Continue reading “Hair and Crafts”

Great News! ERUPT 2020 COMPETITION.

There are four categories in Erupt! 2020 namely Literature, Visual, Performance or Audio. Under literature, acceptable forms of submissions are Stories, short stories, written poems and more. Under Visual, acceptable forms of submissions are videos, paintings, drawing and more. Under Performance, acceptable forms of submissions are dance, anything constituting body movements and more Under Audio,Continue reading “Great News! ERUPT 2020 COMPETITION.”