Softies: Simple Instructions for 25 Plush Pals

Overview

Stirred by the Japanese craze for plush toys called "softies," veteran crafter Therese Laskey commissioned acclaimedartists from around the world to create projects to share. From Japan to Israel to Chile to Texas, each artist brings a wicked sense of fun to the 25 cute, weird, edgy, or artful creations offered here: a cupcake pincushion; delicate snow bunnies; a peculiar robot; and many more quirky creatures. Cheeky photos, easy instructions, and ready-to-use pattern sheets make it a cinch to whip up these ...

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Overview

Stirred by the Japanese craze for plush toys called "softies," veteran crafter Therese Laskey commissioned acclaimedartists from around the world to create projects to share. From Japan to Israel to Chile to Texas, each artist brings a wicked sense of fun to the 25 cute, weird, edgy, or artful creations offered here: a cupcake pincushion; delicate snow bunnies; a peculiar robot; and many more quirky creatures. Cheeky photos, easy instructions, and ready-to-use pattern sheets make it a cinch to whip up these irresistible gifts. Best of all, a folder at back holds the patterns while spiral binding makes for craft-friendly use.

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"There are so many different kinds of crafts, and, just when you think you've seen them all, a global movement like softies comes along and gives you a whole new road to explore." Leah Kramer, craftster.org
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811856522
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 8/13/2007
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 1,258,484
  • Product dimensions: 9.12 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Therese Laskey is a crafter living in Brooklyn, New York.

Laurie Frankel is a photographer based in San Francisco.

Leah Kramer is the founder of craftster.org, a Web site CBS calls, "a cross between Martha Stewart and an urban hipster."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2010

    Great projects

    Great projects and ideas.

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