This book includes tons of photographs alongside directions designed to make creating a wallet and making a bag even easier, while also providing a steady stream of ideas for personalizing and embellishing your duct tape creations. Each project includes icons showing difficulty level and project time, as well as helpful hints, such as how to keep your scissors clean and what to do with end pieces. So grab a roll of duct tape, pick a project, and get started!
"Clear directions for nifty-looking duct-tape crafts abound in this guide ... chock full of appealing ideas." "- Kirkus Reviews" "It looks like the duct tape craze is here to stay, and Maletsky proves that here. She provides easy-to-follow directions to help tweens and teens make colorful accessories and fabulous fashion statements, from wallets and handbags to headbands and bowties. Crafters will find useful information about types of duct tape and how to set up a workstation equipped with all the essential tools they'll need to make these projects. Chapters include information on necessary tools, basic information, and types of different crafts ("Quick Crafts," "Wallets," "Wearable Duct Tape"), and more. A great feature of the book are the templates that kids can use for the different crafts, and the quick tips and photographs on each page make projects easier and more fun to create. An enjoyable crafting title." - "School Library Journal" "Step-by-step instructions, an estimated difficulty level and required time for each project, and full-color photographs on every page make" Sticky Fingers "a snap to use for hobbyists of all ages and backgrounds, including young adults!" - "Midwest Book Review" "This fun, creative, and colorful book takes readers through the whole process of duct tape crafting. ...These projects are engaging and good for beginners as well as those who might have made the classic wallet before. ...The fun project ideas and detailed instructions make it easy to get started and help ensure that duct tape crafting is something readers will stick with for a long time." "- Foreword Reviews" "This book is designed for young people but is so comprehensive and well-designed, it will become a staple for any crafter or art teacher as well as all those crafty kids out there." - "San Francisco Book Review "
Sophie Maletsky grew up surrounded by artists, teachers, playwrights, actors, and storytellers. A self proclaimed "jack of all trades," she began dabbling in puppetry, singing, dancing, acting, clowning, writing, painting, building, designing, and playing the guitar by the ripe old age of thirteen. After earning a degree in Acting, Sophie performed Off-Broadway, in film, and on television before finding her true calling as a children's event planner. For the past twenty years Sophie has been making use of all of those talents to create unique parties for both children and adults. Sophie is a Nickelodeon Parent's Pick award winner, a certified teacher on curious.com, and a duct tape expert. Sophie's World (sophie-world.com) was launched in 2012 and contains thousands of ideas, how-to's and videos for crafts, games, and activities. Sophie lives and creates in San Francisco, California.