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Kawaii Craft Life: Super-Cute Projects for Home, Work & Play

Kawaii Craft Life: Super-Cute Projects for Home, Work & Play (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Caetano, Dennis
By Caetano, Sosae

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A first-of-its-kind needlecraft book focusing on all things kawaii style, Kawaii Craft Life is perfect for beginners and seasoned experts alike.

ISBN 9780762493814
Barcode 9780762493814
Published 9 July 2019 by Running Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780762493814
ISBN-10 076249381X
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Running Press
Imprint Running Press Adult
Publication Date 9 July 2019
International Publication Date 14 May 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Caetano, Dennis
By Caetano, Sosae
Category Needlework & Fabric Crafts
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 174mm
Height: 202mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 540g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Textile crafts, Decorative arts - Japan, Decoration and ornament - Japan
NBS Text Handicrafts, Arts & Crafts
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 746
Catalogue Code 991025

Description of this Book

A unique craft book for fans of all things kawaii (the Japanese word for cute ), Kawaii Craft Life is a first-of-its-kind needlecraft book featuring 35 super-cute projects to decorate the home or give as gifts. Few can resist the charm of kawaii -- the Japanese word for cute or lovable -- which has grown from a national trend to a worldwide phenomenon. Now crafters can add an adorable kawaii touch to all their items at home with this charming collection of 35 projects for feltcraft, cross-stitch, and embroidery. Included in this complete introduction are a list of tools and materials as well as hand-stitching basics, step-by-step instructions and illustrations, design templates, and beautiful photography. Suitable for beginners and seasoned crafters alike, each project shows you how to transfer a design to an everyday object -- think aprons, pillows, market totes, bookmarks, slumber masks, smartphone cases, and more. A celebration of all things kawaii style, these sweet, smiling faces on everyday objects are just a little reminder to have fun and to not take life so seriously. Projects include: Feltcraft... Rainbow Cloud Plushie Woodland Critters Garland Sweet Sloth Pencil Topper Cross-Stich... Super Sushi Magnets Cactus Garden Smartphone Case Happy Avocado Gift Tag Embroidery... Sweet Dreams Slumber Mask Coffee Shop Cup Cozy And more!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Chock-full of coo-worthy creations that are as delightful to make as the finished products are to behold, Kawaii Craft Life is a salute to cute! --Jessie Oleson Moore, author of Stuff Unicorns Love Kawaii Craft Life is full of so much fun! The projects will make perfect, sweet little gifts. They are super cute, colorful, and sure to bring a smile to makers' and receivers' faces alike. And who doesn't need more smiles in their life? --Aimee Ray, author of the Doodle Stitching book series
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Sosae Caetano and Dennis Caetano are the founders of Trellis & Thyme, an independent pattern company. Their shop includes more than a hundred plushie, embroidery, and cross-stitch patterns. Trellis & Thyme has been featured in Cross Stitch Crazy, Mollie Makes, and Feeling Stitchy.

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