Rubber band crafts are the latest craze —from the school yard and slumber parties to craft rooms and beyond, everyone can join in the fun. Using a small and inexpensive plastic loom or by tying by hand, it’s possible to create an infinite array of bright and colorful rings, bracelets, accessories, and gifts from nothing more than simple rubber bands. It's the quick, easy and accessible craft that's taking the world by storm.
Loom Band It provides step-by-step instructions for 60 original projects, using every color in the rainbow. Make a ring to match every outfit, swap bracelets with your friends and customize your handbags with bespoke rubber band straps. There's even tutorials for super cool sandals and an eye-catching cell phone sleeve, too. What could be more rewarding than presenting friends, family and neighbors with a custom-made fun and funky rubber band gift.
Looms have never been so popular and these tutorials give you all you need to make your own elaborate patterns and designs, as well as providing inspiration for customizing your crafts. Ping through these loom ideas, stretch your imagination, and you’ll become an accomplished loomineer in no time!
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Tessa Sillars Powell is a professional crafter with a background in Film and Theatre. She obteined a First Clss Honours Degree in Theatre Design at the Royal College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, Wales, where she was awarded the Paul Kimpton Prize for Innovation.
Kat Roberts is a designer author, avid crafter, and upcycler living in Brooklyn, NY. From jewelry, to bags, to shoes, she has had a love of all things accessories for as long as she can remember and is now fortunate enough not only to make them herself, but to teach others how to make them as well.
"Full of ideas to create lots of new and unusual bracelets."
"A lovely colourful book"