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1. Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency. See Synonyms at skill.
2. Skill in evasion or deception; guile.
a. An occupation or trade requiring manual dexterity or skilled artistry.
b. The practitioners of such an occupation or trade considered as a group.
4. pl. craft A boat, ship, aircraft, or spacecraft.
5. crafts Items made by craftspeople.
tr.v. craft·ed, craft·ing, crafts
To make or construct (something) with care or ingenuity.

[Middle English, from Old English cræft.]

craft′er n.


(Crafts) a person who does craftwork
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crafter - a creator of great skill in the manual arts; "the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen"
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
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She has been a crafter since the early 1980s, and she always tries to buy handcrafted items for gifts.
Whether it's 'J is for Journal' or 'W is for Wall Frieze', this superbly presented and enthusiastically recommended project book is particularly suited for the novice crafter and will hold immense interest for the experienced crafter as well.
Golf Digest's and Golf For Women's other Playing Editors from the PGA, LPGA and Champions Tours include Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson, David Toms, Amy Alcott, Tom Watson, Justin Leonard, Jane Crafter, Liselotte Neumann, Nick Price and Wendy Ward.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Ireland, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), has introduced its new Crafter in Ireland.
Volkswagen AG (VW) (Xetra: VW), a Germany-based automaker, has introduced new warranty incentives for its Crafter commercial vehicles.
Last year: Australia's Jane Crafter eagled the final hole for a one-stroke victory over two-time winners Laura Davies and Jane Geddes.
Regional Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) Sean Flannery (North America), Richard Lacaille (Europe), and Lochiel Crafter (Asia-Pacific) offered the following industry insight:
Lochiel Crafter, chief investment officer of State Street Global Advisors, Asia Pacific, said institutional investors around the globe have strong interest in innovative strategies that give managers far greater opportunity to add value.
Ms Davies said: "Crafting is currently one of the UK's most popular leisure activities with a global crafting network of millions of card makers and enthusiasts and the products we design and sell enable the crafter to produce unique cards and crafts from the comfort of their own home.
Psychographic Profile and Segmentation of the Greeting Card and Paper Crafter Markets: Two psychographic profiles are developed in this report, one for the greeting card buyer, which represents the largest segment of the stationery goods market, and another for the paper crafters, a smaller segment of the overall market.
The 24-year-old's "Ultimate Crafter's Companion", an all-in-one carry case that crafters can use to measure, trim, emboss and embellish their cards and books, as well as store their equipment, took the Most Innovative Product of 2009 in the awards issued by the Craft and Hobby Association, which has members worldwide.
Quick & Easy Glass Painting by experienced crafter and experienced glass painter Cheryl Owen is a simple guide to quickly and easily creating joyful and colorful glass painting projects at home.