Chock-full of how-to instructions for six timeless fiber crafts and hip, functional projects, this modern guide teaches today's tweens the fun and creative pleasure of knowing how to sew, knit, crochet, embroider, weave, and felt.
In today’s thriving maker culture, kids are hungry for hands-on guidance in creating stylish wearables and practical objects, or hacking and customizing existing ones. Authors Nicole Blum and Catherine Newman get them started with complete instructions for mastering six favorite fiber crafts. Step-by-step photos teach kids ages 9–14 the basics of how to sew, knit, crochet, felt, embroider, and weave, plus how to make three projects for each craft. From woven patches and a knitted backpack to embroidered merit badges and a crocheted bracelet, the fresh, kid-approved projects encourage creative variations and build confidence along with valuable life skills.
- Kids learn six popular crafts in one book
- 18 kid-created projects with multiple variations
- Speaks directly to young makers
- A modern, accessible approach to ages-old traditions