Boys like making stuff. Actually, boys love making stuff, and not just model boats, paper aeroplanes, bows and arrows and catapults – although they love that too. Boys like knitting; scarves, hats, spiders and monsters. Boys like sewing – especially if they can use the sewing machine. They like cutting and sticking and gluing and sawing and hammering. However, sometimes people – both boys and their parents – need to be reassured that it’s okay for boys to make things. BoyCraft does exactly that.
BoyCraft is packed with over 50 projects to make for and with boys (and girls). It is illustrated with a mix of photographs and graphic-style illustrations.
Sara Duchars and Sarah Marks founded Buttonbag in 2005, a young innovative company breathing new life into old crafts by updating them in a fresh, contemporary way. They have graduated from a stall at London's Greenwich market to a network of more than 20