Author Shawn Bowman focuses on original crafts and recipes themed in noir, murder, retro espionage, pulp fiction, mafia, and voodoo. Crafters and mischief lovers alike will love this book of 30 projects revolving around notorious criminals and their activities. From John Dillinger's soap gun to Bonnie Parker's gunshot poetry journal, readers will find themselves snickering while intrigued with the devious creativity. Not to mention how impressed party guests will be when they show up to flaming cocktails and cocktail bars stashed in violin cases. And just wait until you show off your shiv cosy! From practical to the classically kitsch, Criminal Crafts are art projects readers will love.
Crafter extraordinaire Shawn Bowman dabbled briefly in a promising East Coast film career and in cooking for notable Colorado restaurants. She finally settled on raising a family, while hosting an afternoon comic club and teaching workshops on social media for artists and film production for children. She sells her notorious crafts at www.criminalcrafts.etsy.com. Follow Criminal Crafts at www.criminalcrafts.com and via Twitter and Facebook