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12 Brilliant Craft Creations People Have Made During Lockdown

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Crafting is cool. Don’t believe us? Ask the growing number of millennial and Gen Z crafters who can’t get enough of embroidering, painting and crocheting their own projects.

These past few months with limited entertainment have sparked even more people to discover a love for it. LoveCrafts, the global destination for crafting, saw a surge in visitors after lockdown was imposed on March 23 – visitors increased by 58% in April compared to February this year.

Interestingly, more than two thirds of those visiting the site in April were new, with tutorial and beginner pages receiving the most traffic overall. So it seems many of you are getting crafty for the first time – and might need a little help.

Sophie North, 29, based in London, has upped her craft game during lockdown. “I find the process of learning something, then working to improve it very rewarding – and crafting really helps my mental health too,” she says.


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North’s “fuck Covid-19” embroidery creation was made on a whim, she says. “I had a ‘crafternoon’ call with a couple of friends, both of whom had projects on the go, and I didn’t have anything I was........

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