Trending crafts across Europe

A recent survey has shown that these are the Trending Crafts across Europe.

We are looking to share knowledge, promote makers and teach locals, ex-pats and tourists alike – so if you have a passion for a craft – even if its not shown here, get in touch!

1. DIY Home Décor: This includes making candles, soap-making, flower arrangements, or DIY furniture projects.

2. Pottery: Creating ceramics at home has become increasingly popular, especially in the UK and Sweden.

3. Knitting and Crocheting: This age-old craft continues to be trendy throughout Europe, and there’s a surge of popularity in France and Italy.

4. Jewellery Making: This is a fun, lucrative craft that’s popular across all nations mentioned.

5. Upcycling Projects: Turning waste materials or useless items into new materials or products is a popular crafting trend in Germany, UK, and Sweden.

6. Sewing and Embroidery: Popular in France, Italy, and Germany, sewing becomes a pastime that’s as productive as it is relaxing.

7. Painting: Watercolor painting, particularly, has become an increasely popular hobby. In the UK, “paint and sip” workshops are trendy.

8. Paper Crafts: Origami, card making, and scrapbooking are popular crafts in the UK and Germany.

9. Home Gardening: Not exactly a ‘craft’, but designing, creating, and managing a small home garden can be a very engaging and fulfilling “craft” project. It’s most popular in Italy and France.

10. Baking and Decorating: This includes baking bread, pastries, and cake decorating. This been primarily popular in France and Italy.

Monique Chambers
Monique Chambers

A magazine editor by trade, Monique's passion is to promote beautifully made and upcycled things and the artisans that create them. Free time is her biggest indulgence, when she can tinker in her craft room or the kitchen, or be selfish with a book, the sofa and good glass of wine (of course, wearing something fabulous and with freshly coiffed hair!)