From the Back Cover
Craft Your World With Duct Tape Get inspired to craft your world with these stylish and imaginative duct tape creations. Celebrity crafter Marisa Pawelko shows you how to cut, rip, layer and fold colorful duct tape to concoct fantastic fashions, school supplies and room décor. Crazy Cool Duct Tape Projects starts with a basic tutorial on the nine skills every tapester needs to know, from ruffles and rosettes to bows and petal points. These are the bells and whistles you'll need to get seriously funky as you customize each of the amazing projects in this book. Marisa shares 24 of her best DIY duct tape ideas, with step-by-step instructions and how-to pictures. You'll learn how to make fashionable wearables like fingerless gloves, leg warmers, a kilt, and a halter top. You'll also find crafty ideas for functional items like a vase and a chandelier. Projects cover a variety of skill levels, so you'll get plenty of creative inspiration whether you're just a beginner or an experienced duct tape aficionado.
About the Author
Meet celebrity crafter Marisa Pawelko, winner of the Craft & Hobby Association Indie Craft and Crafty Couture Contests. Armed with a formal education in furniture design, Marisa used her talents to design products for the gift, toy, fashion and accessories markets before turning her focus to the craft industry. In 2005, sparked with an idea to create a recycled baby memento-keeper out of one of her son Joey's baby food jars, she founded Modern Surrealist, which quickly developed an international following. Marisa enjoys inspiring crafters with thrifty project ideas and "upcycling" ordinary objects, into extraordinary custom creations! Marisa is an official crafter for the Duck Brand Duct Tape whose award winning work has been featured by PBS, HGTV, The Illinois State Museum and in countless exhibitions and high end boutiques around the world. To learn more please visit www(dot)modernsurrealist(dot)com