Beginner Craft Tutorials for the New Year

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What is it about the start of a fresh new year that inspires us to adopt a new hobby or learn a new skill? According to GoSkills, learning a new hobby is one of the top 10 most common new year’s resolutions! So if you’re feeling like it’s time to expand your Rolodex of craft skills, take comfort in the fact that you’re certainly not alone!

We know that the universe of crafting is infinite. It can be intimidating to know where to start or what supplies you actually need, so we’ve rounded up our favorite beginner craft tutorials for your new year resolutions.

Beginner Beading Tutorials
Beginner Beading Tutorials for the New Year

Welcome to your new favorite form of pro-craft-stination. Beading is the perfect hobby to pick up when you’re looking for a beginner’s craft that you can start and finish in one sitting.

Learn basic beading skills, as well as get familar with common beading tools, here.

Ready to level up your bead skills? Try Daisy Chain Jewelry or Brick Stitch Earrings.

Intro to Crochet

Beginner Crochet Tutorials

Your journey into crochet starts now (and good thing too, because crochet is BACK, baby)! This timeless fiber craft is a bit retro and ultra versatile, with so many possibilities for cozy things to create.

Grab some yarn and a hook (don’t worry, we’ll help you figure out exactly which ones), and start crocheting here.

Ready to level up your crochet skills? Try hooking up a bookmark or granny square throw pillow!

Intro to Embroidery

Embroidery Craft Tutorials

Deceptively simple, you can create beautiful fiber art or even personalize a gift with just a few skills!

Learn basic embroidery stitches with our easy-to-follow tutorials here.

Ready to level up your embroidery skills? Try making some process art or adding a satin stitch to your next project.

add tassel to pillow

Pom Poms & Tassels Tutorials for the New Year

The TNTP bread and butter, there are so many pom-sabilities when it comes to pom poms and tassels. With just a handful of supplies, you can make playful accessories for yourself, and your home alike.

Become a pom-tassel master by learning the basics here.

Ready to level up your pom pom and tassel skills? Try making a pom tassel keychain or a pair of stacked tassel earrings!

intro to Tie Dye

Beginner Tie Dye Tutorials

A craft that needs no introduction, get in on this year-round trend and learn how to prep, tie, dye & care for gorgeous tie dye in a variety of fun patterns.

Throw on some gloves, and start bundling your fabric with our basic tie dye tutorials here.

Ready to level up your tie dye skills? Try dyeing a matching set of pajamas, or even DIYing a pair of sneakers!

Crafter's Lifestyle

Whether it’s a project that’s been on your radar for months, or you’re a searcher on the hunt for the perfect pick-it-up-when-you-feel-like-it, you’re guaranteed to find a craft that has you stitching long past the days you’ve given up on your other resolutions (AKA February).

Looking for more craft-spiration? Check our CommuniTEA, filled with makers of all skill levels!

Still struggling to figure out the best beginner craft tutorials for your new year resolution? Comment below and we’ll point you in the right direction.

Be sure to brag about your new crafting skills on Instagram by tagging us @theneonteaparty.

Peace, love, neon, and happy new year! ✌️

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