Sticky Fingers is a vibrant, easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to creating amazing projects with the hottest crafting material on the market today - duct tape! The book includes tons of photographs alongside directions designed to make creating a wallet and making a bag even easier, while also providing a steady stream of ideas for personalizing and embellishing your duct tape creations. Each project includes icons showing difficulty level and project time, as well as helpful hints, such as how to keep your scissors clean and what to do with end pieces. So grab a roll of duct tape, pick a project, and get started!
About the Author
Sophie Maletsky is a duct tape expert, professional youth party planner, Ganz Parent Club blogger, and contributing expert on eHows new Mom Channel. She lives and creates in San Francisco.
"Clear directions for nifty-looking duct-tape crafts abound in this guide…chock full of appealing ideas." —Kirkus Reviews
"This fun, creative, and colorful book takes readers through the whole process of duct tape crafting…These projects are engaging and good for beginners as well as those who might have made the classic wallet before…The fun project ideas and detailed instructions make it easy to get started and help ensure that duct tape crafting is something readers will stick with for a long time." —Foreword Reviews
"Clear directions for nifty-looking duct-tape crafts abound in this guide ... chock full of appealing ideas." - Kirkus Reviews
"It looks like the duct tape craze is here to stay, and Maletsky proves that here. She provides easy-to-follow directions to help tweens and teens make colorful accessories and fabulous fashion statements, from wallets and handbags to headbands and bowties. Crafters will find useful information about types of duct tape and how to set up a workstation equipped with all the essential tools they’ll need to make these projects. Chapters include information on necessary tools, basic information, and types of different crafts (“Quick Crafts,” “Wallets,” “Wearable Duct Tape”), and more. A great feature of the book are the templates that kids can use for the different crafts, and the quick tips and photographs on each page make projects easier and more fun to create. An enjoyable crafting title." - School Library Journal
"Step-by-step instructions, an estimated difficulty level and required time for each project, and full-color photographs on every page make Sticky Fingers a snap to use for hobbyists of all ages and backgrounds, including young adults!" - Midwest Book Review
"This fun, creative, and colorful book takes readers through the whole process of duct tape crafting. ...These projects are engaging and good for beginners as well as those who might have made the classic wallet before. ...The fun project ideas and detailed instructions make it easy to get started and help ensure that duct tape crafting is something readers will stick with for a long time." - Foreword Reviews
"This book is designed for young people but is so comprehensive and well-designed, it will become a staple for any crafter or art teacher as well as all those crafty kids out there.” - San Francisco Book Review