The spread of COVID-19 means that the best thing not only for you but for others is to stay home to stay healthy, stop spreading the virus, save lives, and relieve stress on health systems. You may be able to work at home or need to research alternative options you can do from home. Or maybe you don’t have something to do now and can’t get out.
Who doesn’t love a handmade quilt? This is a skill that requires some training, but you can get real satisfaction once you’ve mastered it. Another great thing about quilting is that the online quilting community is a friendly group, perfect for chatting about your new hobby when you’re trapped inside.
Another Embroidery Hobby: Embroidery is a great hobby to occupy your minds and hands. Some people take it even when they try to quit smoking. You can create things like pillowcases, accessories, or even old pieces of clothing. Take a look at some online resources to get started.
Cross stitch is a great hobby if you are new to a needle and thread. There are some very simple patterns to help you get started before moving on to more sophisticated creations and even your designs. Cross stitches, along with other sewing activities, can also help improve manual dexterity.
Create beautiful letters by learning the art of calligraphy. It is a skill that you can continue to use for years to come when writing greeting cards. It is comfortable and will give you satisfaction. Additionally, there are many online resources to teach you how to learn.
Felt is a great way to play with it. There are many different techniques you can learn, and you can create clothing, toys, accessories, or just pieces of creative art. And if you want to go to the next step, you can even make your own hair out of wool. So much to keep you busy without leaving home!
Traditional Japanese folk art for folding paper or origami is also said to be somewhat contemplative. Origami is the place where a sculpture is made by folding paper. A fun place to start with paper cranes. In traditional Japanese folklore, if you create 1,000 paper cranes, your wish will come true. This is often a challenge that people choose to try for fun, even if they don’t believe in folklore.
Engraving is the art of font design, more commonly known as fonts. Fonts help express different feelings through the text. There are different types (pun!) And font styles that you can recognize and then try to design. Then you can use your lines in other designs, like electronic cards, etc.