Arts and Crafts

Many arts and crafts and woodworking activities can be adapted for people who are blind or have low vision. Learn more about how to enjoy these recreational pursuits.

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Pottery and Ceramics

Working with clay can be a wonderfully creative art form that allows you to use your sense of touch to its fullest extent. Here are some suggestions to help you […]

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Beadwork

Beading can be a wonderfully creative art form that allows you to use your sense of touch to its fullest extent. Here you will find information about the craft and […]

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Hanging Pictures

There are several ways to ensure that your pictures and other wall decorations are level: Use an Adapted Level Use Everyday Materials Additional Picture Hanging Tips and Adaptations The following […]

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Painting

Painting, as well as other types of artwork, is more than just a visual experience — it can also be a rich sensory experience, an opportunity to express yourself, and […]

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Sewing and Needlework

Find out to sew, quilt, knit, and enjoy many other needlework activities when you are blind or low vision.

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Gil’s Guide to Woodworking

Gil Johnson, a master woodworker who passed away in 2024, was totally blind. He shared tips and techniques for woodworking if you are blind or low vision.  

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Setting Up a Craft Area

Tips for Setting Up Your Craft Area Good Organization Is Key Organizing and identifying your craft materials is extremely important: Create boundaries to define your work area: Label materials in […]

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