arts and crafts

the handcrafting and decoration of especially utilitarian objects.

1885–90 Unabridged
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Arts and Crafts
pl n
decorative handicraft and design, esp that of the Arts and Crafts movement, in late nineteenth-century Britain, which sought to revive medieval craftsmanship

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Example sentences
Many such verbs are in the vocabularies of the arts and crafts.
People put on street theater performances and organize arts and crafts projects.
Other households emphasize sports, or arts and crafts.
Festival activities include arts and crafts exhibitors, food vendors, a
  children's area and great entertainers.
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