BISAC Subject Headings List

Crafts & Hobbies

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CRAFTS & HOBBIES

Use subjects in this section for works discussing technique from a craft (as opposed to fine art) viewpoint and/or for works on the history of the objects specified if they are not covered in other sections (such as ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES or ART). For works discussing technique from a fine art viewpoint, use subjects in the ART

Use "CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Woodwork" for works on small-scale woodworking aimed at hobbyists and use "HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / Carpentry" for works dealing mainly with large-scale household projects.

CRA000000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General

CRA001000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Applique

CRA002000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Baskets

CRA048000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Beadwork

CRA046000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Book Printing & Binding

CRA049000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Candle Making

CRA003000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Carving

 

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Ceramics see Pottery & Ceramics

CRA066000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Cosplay *

CRA043000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Crafts for Children

CRA005000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Decorating

CRA056000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Dollhouses

CRA057000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Dolls & Doll Clothing

CRA006000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Dough

CRA007000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Dye

CRA009000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Fashion

CRA060000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Felting

CRA061000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Fiber Arts & Textiles

CRA010000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Flower Arranging

CRA047000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Folkcrafts

CRA011000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Framing

CRA062000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Furniture & Cabinetry

CRA012000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Glass & Glassware

 

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Graphic Arts see headings under DESIGN / Graphic Arts

CRA034000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Holiday & Seasonal

CRA014000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Jewelry

CRA055000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Knots, Macrame & Rope Work

CRA050000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Leatherwork

CRA017000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Metal Work

CRA018000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Miniatures

CRA054000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Mixed Media

CRA045000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Model Railroading

CRA020000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Models

CRA053000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Nature Crafts

CRA022000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / General

CRA004000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Crocheting

CRA044000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Cross-Stitch

CRA008000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Embroidery

 

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Felting see Felting

CRA015000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Knitting

CRA016000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Lace & Tatting

CRA021000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Needlepoint

 

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Tatting see Needlework / Lace & Tatting

CRA023000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Origami

CRA024000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Painting

CRA025000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Papercrafts

CRA026000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Patchwork

CRA051000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Polymer Clay

CRA027000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Potpourri & Fragrances

CRA028000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Pottery & Ceramics

CRA029000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Printmaking & Stamping

CRA030000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Puppets & Puppetry

CRA031000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Quilts & Quilting

CRA032000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Reference

CRA058000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Ribbon Work

CRA033000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Rugs

CRA052000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Scrapbooking

CRA035000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Sewing

CRA064000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Soap Making

 

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Stained Glass see Glass & Glassware

CRA036000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Stenciling

CRA037000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Stuffed Animals

CRA067000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Tape Crafts *

CRA065000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Taxidermy

CRA039000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Toymaking

CRA063000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Upcycling & Repurposing

CRA040000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Weaving & Spinning

CRA059000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Wirework

CRA041000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Wood Toys

CRA042000

CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Woodwork

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