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Friday, March 8, 2013

Friendly Plastic for Starters - BOOK REVIEW and Featured Guest Liz Welch

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BOOK REVIEW:  Friendly Plastic for Starters, Book 1 by Liz Welch
Published by Rarebird, ltd

In this 48 page how to book, Liz features a variety of personally developed techniques in working with Friendly Plastic which are extremely helpful for beginners, as the title represents, but also offer a variety of ideas for those already familiar with this plastic medium.

She details all the tools and materials you will need in working for Friendly Plastic, most of which are commonly found in stores and in your home.  She steps you through all the basics that you need to know such as heating methods, which heating techniques work best for a particular project.

 Her photos are clear and well presented and I particularly like the way she speaks to you personally through the book - it's as if she is there personally, taking your hand and helping you along to be successful in your creative pursuits.


She has really poured her heart and soul into this book and it shows.

I would give it a TWO THUMBS UP and say that this is one book that you should definately have in your collection for reference.

She shares her techniques for creating patchwork designs, mosaic patterns and beads.

Among my favorite techniques is Liz's OOZE technique, because it is so versatile and adds so much color and detail to jewelry as well as your mixed media projects.

Liz also has created video DVD's.

To Purchase Liz's book - click here to go to Liz's online store.

More of Liz's work and tutorials below:

Have a great weekend everyone, I'm going to take the weekend off and away from the blog, but feel free to peruse all of our links and videos and have fun crafting!!


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