America’s most delightfully unconventional hostess and the
bestselling author of I Like You delivers a new book that will forever
change the world of crafting. According to Amy Sedaris, it’s often been said
that ugly people craft and attractive people have sex. In Simple Times she
sets the record straight. Demonstrating that crafting is one of life’s more
pleasurable and constructive leisure activities, Sedaris shows that anyone with
a couple of hours to kill and access to pipe cleaners can join the elite
society of crafters.
Discover how to make popular crafts such as crab-claw roach
clips, tinfoil balls, and crepe-paper moccasins. Learn how to get inspired,
perhaps by spending time at a Renaissance Fair or buying fruit, letting it get
old, and seeing what shapes it turns into; remember which kind of glue to use
with which material: Tacky with Furry, Gummy with Gritty, Paste with Prickly,
and always Gloppy with Sandy. Create your own craft room and avoid the
most common crafting accidents, such as sawdust fires, feather asphyxia, and
pine cone lodged in throat. Cook your own edible crafts, from a Crafty Candle
Salad to Sugar Skulls, and many more recipes.
Plus, whole chapters full of more crafting ideas will
inspire you to create your own hastily constructed obscure d’arts, and much,
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