Making Stuff: An Alternative Craft Book

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Black Dog Pub., Dec 1, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 140 pages
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The twenty-first century has seen an explosion in all kinds of crafting. The rise and rise of knitting as a cool pastime has led to circles and clubs springing up everywhere from New York to London and alternative craft fairs are fast becoming a weekend institution as ever more people are reclaiming these age old hobbies and asserting their individuality through "making stuff." Making Stuff is an eclectic craft book for the new millennium. It is a testament to a trend that is only going to get bigger. Whether you are a seasoned crafter looking for new ideas or a novice who still doesn't know how to cast on, this book is for you. Utilising both traditional craft materials and thrifty finds Making Stuff gathers together over 50 projects from established members of the craft scene that will undoubtedly inspire you to get your craft on. Projects include a plethora of ingenious ways to customise your clothes, make your own jewellery and accessories, decorate your home, recycle your old possessions and fashion baby cloths and toys for the children in your life.

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Review: Making Stuff: An Alternative Craft Book

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

This is an english take on the indie crafts movement. Full of more fun craft ideas with cheeky discriptions. Made all the more entertaining by the fact that a twelve page signature was inserted into ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

There are lots of beginning instructions in this book - how to knit, how to crochet, how to applique, etc. There are some great "alternative" craft projects that you won't find in other books, like a necklace made from 1" buttons and a water bottle cozy made from old sweaters. Read full review



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