Jane Bull was one of the creators of DK's renowned Eyewitness series, and has written numerous crafts books for children, including Christmas Activity Book, Garden Activity Book, Cooking Activity Book, Halloween Activity Book,and many more.
By seeing the world through a child's eyes, award-winning author Jane Bull creates fresh, original, and energetic designs that inspire children
to get crafty.
Jane has been involved in an enormous range of adult and children activity books
including bestsellers Make It!
and Made By Me.
Jane lives in London with her husband and three children.
Crafty Creatures includes over 30 inspiring projects, from colorful, cuddly animals, to phone pouches, purses and jewelry. Create delightful stuffed animals such as felt cats, cloth bunnies, and pom-pom creatures, then go on to make fun animal projects like wildlife mobiles, bird-shaped potpourri sachets, and animal purses. Step-by-step photo sequences of projects ensure you'll be able to pick any activity and sew, knit, or assemble the adorable animals with ease. Each easy-to-make project tells you what materials you'll need, along with the techniques for knitting or stitching. Links to downloadable patterns are included for quick reference.
Crafty Creatures is perfect for budding crafters, providing creative projects that are great to keep or make as gifts for friends and family. Create a zoo of adorable animals with Crafty Creatures!
The projects provide a fun way for children to build up their textile skills and produce some fantastic textile pieces, including patchwork quilts, pocket purses, shoulder bags, embroidered pictures, trinket boxes, and many more exciting items that make perfect presents or great things to keep. The section on trimmings and embellishments provides the perfect finish for the book, complete with plenty of creative ideas for things to do with ribbons, tassels, pom-poms, beads, and buttons.
Packed with ideas for presents, wrapping, and cards, Jane Bull's Crafty Gifts includes everything from pretty picture frames to bath bombs and smelling salts to paper flower bouquets.Step-by-step instructions and visually stunning photography make each of the projects approachable and kid-friendly.
Crafty Gifts shows young makers that it's always better to create a gift than to buy one!