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  • Publisher: David & Charles
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 13 July 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781446308721
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 203x203 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: £9.99
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Zero Waste: Christmas

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Crafty ideas for a sustainable Christmas by Emma Friedlander-Collins & Christine Leech

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Book Description

It’s time to reclaim Christmas  this collection is all about using the things around you to bring festive cheer to your home. It’s about crafting and creating together and using what you’ve got to make unique, unusual items that you can enjoy year after year. By crafting your zero-waste Christmas you are also creating memories  something that cannot be bought online.

Choose from projects and tutorials for a sustainable Christmas including sewing, crochet, upcycling and reuse ideas. The projects are suitable for beginners with step-by-step instructions for each one. There are also instructions for the basic craft techniques such as crochet and embroidery so you can get stuck in straightaway.

There are four different Christmas themed chapters: Hot; Frosty; Skandi and Retro so you pick your favourite style or mix and match for a festive mash-up! Projects include Coffee Cup Baubles; a minimalist wreath made using an old cake tin; a milk carton advent calendar and some magical fairy lights made using takeaway containers.

Choose your favourite projects from this collection of 24 projects including no-waste decorations for the tree and zero-waste gift wrap. Packed full of original ideas, Zero Waste: Christmas will help you to celebrate the zero-waste way and improve your efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle while at the same time having fun.

Whether you’re a committed crafter or new to making, there is something for everyone no matter what your skill level is.

About the Author

About Emma Friedlander-Collins

With her unique approach and unusual designs, Emma Friedlander-Collins has established herself as an innovative crochet designer and online success. She is passionate about sustainability and continually works to discover ways to use craft and making to create communities and inspire others. She also wrangles this into her other work as a content creator for LoveCrafts and lecturer in Fashion Communication. She contributes regularly to Mollie Makes, Simply Crochet and many other craft magazines.

About Christine Leech

Christine Leech has been an avid crafter since childhood. She has over 15 years of experience art directing leading magazines and a successful freelance illustration career working on titles including New Woman, Marie Claire, Look and Fabulous. Just over two years ago Christine helped to to launch a quarterly magazine for Hobbycraft, the craft superstore.

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