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Criminal Crafts: Outlaw Projects for Scoundrels, Cheats, and Armchair Detectives

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This criminally clever craft book delivers more than 30 easy-to-make projects for devious minds looking for ways to artfully display everything from murder weapons made of soap to crime scene outlines on the living room floor.

Criminals attract an audience. People admire the sneakiness and creativity of the profession while cursing the dastardly outcomes. So why not have all of the tricks without the trade? Criminal Crafts brings together illicit behavior and artistic expression with dark humor in this do-it-yourself project book. Author Shawn Bowman focuses on original crafts and recipes themed in noir, murder, retro espionage, pulp fiction, mafia, and voodoo.

Crafters and mischief lovers alike will love this book of 30 projects revolving around notorious criminals and their activities. From John Dillinger's soap gun to Bonnie Parker's gunshot poetry journal, readers will find themselves both amused and intrigued with the devious creativity. Not to mention how impressed party guests will be when they show up to Flaming Amy cocktails and cocktail bars stashed in violin cases. And just wait until you show off your shiv cozy! From the practical to the classically kitsch, Criminal Crafts are art projects readers will love.

Some of Bowman’s notorious crafts are available online at #LINK<www.criminalcrafts.etsy.com>#, and you can follow Criminal Crafts at www.criminalcrafts.com and via Twitter and Facebook.

Synopsis:

This criminally clever craft book delivers more than 30 easy-to-make projects for devious minds looking for ways to artfully display everything from murder weapons made of soap to crime scene outlines on the living room floor.

Criminals attract an audience. People admire the sneakiness and creativity of the profession while cursing the dastardly outcomes. So why not have all of the tricks without the trade? Criminal Crafts brings together illicit behavior and artistic expression with dark humor in this do-it-yourself project book. Author Shawn Bowman focuses on original crafts and recipes themed in noir, murder, retro espionage, pulp fiction, mafia, and voodoo.

Crafters and mischief lovers alike will love this book of 30 projects revolving around notorious criminals and their activities. From John Dillinger's soap gun to Bonnie Parker's gunshot poetry journal, readers will find themselves both amused and intrigued with the devious creativity. Not to mention how impressed party guests will be when they show up to Flaming Amy cocktails and cocktail bars stashed in violin cases. And just wait until you show off your shiv cozy! From the practical to the classically kitsch, Criminal Crafts are art projects readers will love.

Some of Bowman’s notorious crafts are available online at #LINK<www.criminalcrafts.etsy.com>#, and you can follow Criminal Crafts at www.criminalcrafts.com and via Twitter and Facebook.

About the Author

Shawn Bowman is a former professional chef and current crafter extraordinaire, Shawn Bowman currently hosts an afternoon comic club, and teaches workshops on social media for artists and film production for children. You can purchase her notoriously foxy crafts at www.criminalcrafts.etsy.com. Follow Criminal Crafts at www.criminalcrafts.com and via Facebook and Twitter @criminalcrafts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449409852
Author:
Gascoyne-Bowman, Shawn
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Author:
Bowman, Shawn
Author:
Haus, Tamara
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Crafts-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20120410
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.25 x 7.25 in

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Product details 144 pages Andrews McMeel Publishing - English 9781449409852 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This criminally clever craft book delivers more than 30 easy-to-make projects for devious minds looking for ways to artfully display everything from murder weapons made of soap to crime scene outlines on the living room floor.

Criminals attract an audience. People admire the sneakiness and creativity of the profession while cursing the dastardly outcomes. So why not have all of the tricks without the trade? Criminal Crafts brings together illicit behavior and artistic expression with dark humor in this do-it-yourself project book. Author Shawn Bowman focuses on original crafts and recipes themed in noir, murder, retro espionage, pulp fiction, mafia, and voodoo.

Crafters and mischief lovers alike will love this book of 30 projects revolving around notorious criminals and their activities. From John Dillinger's soap gun to Bonnie Parker's gunshot poetry journal, readers will find themselves both amused and intrigued with the devious creativity. Not to mention how impressed party guests will be when they show up to Flaming Amy cocktails and cocktail bars stashed in violin cases. And just wait until you show off your shiv cozy! From the practical to the classically kitsch, Criminal Crafts are art projects readers will love.

Some of Bowman’s notorious crafts are available online at #LINK<www.criminalcrafts.etsy.com>#, and you can follow Criminal Crafts at www.criminalcrafts.com and via Twitter and Facebook.

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