Traditional crafts with a twist, Indie Craft by Jo Waterhouse showcases some of the most unique, innovative and creative crafters.
Featuring artists from across the globe, the book studies the rise of new-wave craft on the internet and the stars of the indie craft scene. Check out cute hand-stitched dolls from Amy Rice, knitted taxidermy from Shauna Richardson, Knitta's knitted graffiti, Phil Davidson's cross-stitched Banksy art, Diem Chan's embroidered art plates and many other innovative art pieces from crafters around the globe.
The face of craft is changing, becoming younger, hipper and more creative than ever.
This book showcases the new wave of cool craftingquirky, cutting-edge, craft-based artwork, often called Indie Craft or D.I.Y. craft. Using traditional methods such as embroidery, crochet, knitting, cross stitch, tapestry, needle felt, and plush toy making, the Indie Crafters create work that is contemporary, controversial, kitsch, ironic, humorous, and blurs the lines between art and craft.