Like making loom bands? Then you’ll LOVE these amazing animals! Discover how to make 25 cute creatures simply using rubber bands, a hook and a loom. With two fun chapters – ‘Cute Pets and Furry Friends’ and ‘Into the Wild’ – packed full of ideas, you’ll want to start looping straight away! These awesome animals make cool charms to hang from a bag or just sit on your desk – but even better is that they can also be made into great accessories. Buzzy bees become adorable earrings, and a turtle makes an excellent pencil topper. Why not make a penguin brooch, owl necklace or alligator keyring? There are just so many possibilities! Every project has clear instructions and artworks, so it’s easy to learn how to get started. Plus, the tools and techniques section explains all you need to know if you´re new to working with looms and rubber bands, as well as giving you helpful hints and tips. So what are you waiting for? Get looping!
Lucy Hopping, an Art and Craft Product Developer in the toy industry, designs and develops kits to teach children various crafts, and regularly attends international trade fairs. She also makes stitched, crocheted and knitted products to sell at local craft fairs and via online craft websites. She is the author of “Rubber Band Bracelets’ and ‘Friendship Bracelets’ (ISBN 978-1-78249-107-1), co-author of ‘Handmade Glamping’ (ISBN 978-1-908862-74-7), and a contributor to ‘Crafting for Girls’ (ISBN 978-1-78249-052-4), all published by CICO Books. She lives in Streatham, London.