The Crafty Chica Creates!

Latinx-Inspired DIY Projects with Spirit and Sparkle

The Crafty Chica Creates!
$24.99 / £18.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9780760372180
Publisher: Quarry Books
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Description

The Crafty Chica is back! In The New Crafty Chica Collection, a revised and expanded edition of the original book, Kathy Cano Murillo brings her vibrant style to Latino-centric art and craft projects galore.

With completely new projects joining previous favorites, get fun techniques for painting, sewing, mixed media, clay, and paper crafts, and learn how to incorporate recycled materials into artwork. The projects and techniques are ideal for all skill levels. New to this book are projects such as:
  • A layered resin art piece
  • A hanging sacred heart sculpture
  • Mexican pan dulce jewelry made from polymer clay
  • A shrug made from Mexican scarves
  • A tote created from an embroidered blouse
  • Hand-stitched journals
  • Stamped clay dishes
  • And much more
Embrace the Latino culture or connect with your cultural roots by making beautiful crafts with the Queen of Latina Style. You'll discover:
  • Innovative ways to work with a wide range of materials, including polymer and air-dry clay, resin, wood, and fabric
  • How to fully embrace vivid color palettes
  • Ways of repurposing everyday supplies into gorgeous art pieces that make great gifts
  • Great techniques for sculpting, sewing, painting, and embellishing that will boost skills and confidence
Join the Crafty Chica and create exciting, engaging art today.

The author

Kathy Cano Murillo is a Mexican-American author, artist, and founder of the award-winning brand CraftyChica. A former syndicated columnist for The Arizona Republic, she is now a full-time creativepreneur, which has led to multiple Crafty Chica mass retail product lines and collaborations with many national brands. She has authored seven craft books, two novels, and Forever Frida: A Celebration of the Life, Art, Loves, Words, and Style of Frida Kahlo. She has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, BuzzFeed, and more. Kathy’s life’s mission is to inspire others to bring out their inner sparkle—and to see the sparkle in others. Kathy lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
 

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9780760372180
Illustrations: 200
Size: 8.5 in x 10 in / 215.9 mm x 254 mm
Published:

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