When life's a beach . . . get crafty Coastal Crafts carries you straight to the shore, with projects that incorporate seashells, ropes, sea glass, and a range of nautical materials and motifs. Learn how to weather surfaces, make driftwood, and cast sand. With everything from wood frames and hanging jars to decorative sailboats and a knotted necklace with shells and pearls, these beautiful items celebrate summer all year long.
About the Author
Cynthia Shaffer is a mixed-media artist, creative sewer, and photographer. After earning a degree in textiles from California State University, Long Beach, Cynthia worked for ten years as the owner of a company that specialized in the design and manufacture of sportswear. Numerous books and magazines have featured her art and photography: she is the author of Stash Happy Patchwork, Stash Happy Applique, and coauthor of Serge It (all Lark). Cynthia lives with her husband Scott, sons Corry and Cameron, and beloved dogs Harper and Berklee in Southern CA. For more information, visit Cynthia online at cynthiashaffer.typepad.com or cynthiashaffer.com."