Craft, Volume 7: Transforming Traditional Crafts

Craft, Volume 7: Transforming Traditional Crafts

by Carla Sinclair, Tina Barseghian
     
 

CRAFT is the first project-based magazine dedicated to therenaissance happening within the world of crafts. Celebrating the DIYspirit, CRAFT's goal is to unite, inspire, inform and entertain agrowing community of highly imaginative people who are transformingtraditional art and crafts with unconventional, unexpected, and evenrenegade techniques, materials, and

Overview

CRAFT is the first project-based magazine dedicated to therenaissance happening within the world of crafts. Celebrating the DIYspirit, CRAFT's goal is to unite, inspire, inform and entertain agrowing community of highly imaginative people who are transformingtraditional art and crafts with unconventional, unexpected, and evenrenegade techniques, materials, and tools.

Shoes are the featured theme of Volume 07, and we celebrate these vital,beautiful, and often addictive accessories by offering a gamut of projectsfor the innate cobbler in each of us. Welcoming spring and the outdoors,some of the themed projects include making knitted Converse high-tops,custom roller skates from any kicks, ribbon sandals, and modular shoes.Also in this issue, we explore the crafty side of Amsterdam, learn how tomake a quick-and-easy herb garden, a set of portable speakers, and agorgeous jewelry stand out of bamboo, among many other projects. As withevery issue of CRAFT, this one is packed with projects that will inspirecrafters to create.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780596518905
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Carla Sinclair is former co-editor of bOING bOING, aka "The World's Greatest Neurozine," editor of the book Net Chick, and author of the cyberculture thriller Signal to Noise. She's married to Mark Frauenfelder, editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine and co-editor of boingboing.net. They have 2 daughters and live in the Los Angeles area.

Tina Barseghian is the Editor-In-Chief of CRAFT Magazine. A writer and editor for 15 years, Barseghian has written about travel, lifestyle, arts, and culture for a variety of publications including San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Design for Living, and ReadyMade, where she was contributing editor. Barseghian is the author of Get a Hobby! 101 Diversions for Every Lifestyle, published by Harper Collins in 2007. A graduate of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Barseghian now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Carla Sinclair is former co-editor of bOING bOING, aka "The World's Greatest Neurozine," editor of the book Net Chick, and author of the cyberculture thriller Signal to Noise. She's married to Mark Frauenfelder, editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine and co-editor of boingboing.net. They have 2 daughters and live in the Los Angeles area.

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