Synopses & Reviews
introduces readers to a world of miniature arts and crafts—each of the 25 projects are no larger than a spool of thread! Simple step-by-step instructions, color photographs, and hand-drawn illustrations provide everything you need to craft scraps of fabric, yarn, and recyclables into tiny treasures.
You’ll find tips and tricks for micropapercrafting, microsewing, microcrochet, and even microgardening, plus whimsical ideas for modifying microcrafts into accessories you can wear. No previous crafting experience or pricey materials necessary, just a love of all things small!
a small world, after all!
Here are step-by-step instructions for making tiny teddy bears, little ladybugs, petite porcupines, itsy-bitsy bikinis, and much, much more! Microcrafts shows crafters how to create dozens of miniature treasures, each no larger than a spool of thread. No previous crafting experience or pricey materials are necessary—just a love of all things small!
About the Author
A big fan of all things miniature, Margaret McGuire
is an editor at Quirk Books. She lives in South Philadelphia.
If you're fast enough to pin down Alicia Kachmar, you'll find her crocheting up a storm on Etsy (eternalsunshine.etsy.com), teaching classes, or stocking the Craft-O-Tron machine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A designer, seamstress, and all-around handywoman, Katie Hatz wears many hats—and has a remarkable tolerance for hat puns. Check out her work at katiehatz.com and buy her wares at katiehatz.etsy.com. She lives in Philadelphia.