It costs very little to get started, the skills are easy to master, and the projects take only a few hours. You'll quickly be addicted to this enjoyable craft; and friends and family will rave about their gifts. Christmas ornaments, decorative penny rugs, pretty pouches, and floral brooches are among the featured projects. With some recycled old wool clothing, a few pretty yarns and threads, sharp scissors, and a good needle, you're on your way, and this is a portable craft that tucks in a purse and goes with you to boring meetings, hockey matches, and doctors' waiting rooms. Clear, illustrated instructions and templates will help you create dozens of fun projects.
Tina Skinner is a professional writer specializing in outdoor and design subjects.