The Crafty Minx: Creative Recycling and Handmade Treasures

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Murdoch Books, 2009 - Handicraft - 272 pages
'The Crafty Minx' is about making gorgeous things from pre-loved, remnant and vintage items. It is written especially for non-crafters who are desperate to be more creative but don't know how, and shares the delicious rewards of living with and giving away beautiful handmade objects.

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User Review  - Yandell_Kindergarten - LibraryThing

The Crafty Minx is about making gorgeous things from pre-loved, remnant and vintage items. It is written especially for non-crafters who are desperate to be more creative but don't know how, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing

The Crafty Minx is intended to inspire others to begin creating without necessarily buying multitudes of new material, and instead recycling old vintage material. The patterns provided at the end of ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Kelly Doust has been scouring flea markets and charity stores for vintage fashion, fabrics and homewares from her early teens, and making and reinventing things in her own trial-and-error way since she was a girl. Her favourite things, in no particular order, are tea, clothes, friends, home, crafternoons, and her husband and daughter. Previously Kelly worked in book publishing and public relations in Sydney, Hong Kong and London, and as a freelance writer. She currently writes for Australian Women's Weekly and Vogue. For favourite suppliers, further crafting projects and workshop information, please visit Kelly's website and blog at www.thecraftyminx.com.au.

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