This story originally appeared on The Penny Hoarder.
The gig economy, supercharged by a pandemic, is breathing new life into some bygone hobbies, ones associated more with retirees than entrepreneurs.
Life indoors drove many folks to experiment with tactile hobbies like bread baking and quilting. What started as a way to pass the time could blossom into a side hustle with a little know-how.
Online platforms such as Facebook Marketplace, Etsy and Instagram as well as the revival of flea markets — often with a trendy, indie twist — offer novel ways to make money on those age-old crafts and activities.
Here’s a look at several trending hobbies that could make you serious money. These are not your grandma’s side gigs.
Buy old furniture and/or tchotchkes, then resell them for a profit. The concept is…