About the author
Lucy Hopping graduated with a degree in Textile Crafts and now works as an art and craft product developer in the toy industry, designing and developing craft kits for children. This has taken her to UK and international trade fairs and to showrooms and factories in the Far East. In her spare time, Lucy enjoys making stitched, crocheted, and knitted products to sell online and at local fairs. She is passionate about inspiring young people to get crafting as well as making items in her own right. She is the co-author of Handmade Glamping and a contributor to Crafting for Girls, both published by CICO Books. The author is based in London, UK.
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!