About the author
Linda Peterson is an award-winning arts and crafts designer, as well as a teacher and TV personality. She creates unique jewelry designs using wire and beads. She has written several books, including How To Make Polymer Clay Beads and Beading in No Time (both CICO). You can visit her blog at lindapetersondesigns.blogspot.com. Linda’s designs have appeared in numerous magazines and advertising campaigns. The author is based in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri.
Discover how to take something that was destined for the trash can and give it a new purpose, transforming it into something beautiful. Expert crafter Linda Peterson shows you 35 creative ways to upcycle soda can tabs, zippers, plastic, bike chains, inner tubes, and more. From a stylish soda can tab belt to a pretty gold zipper bracelet, and from stamped plastic earrings to a chunky bike chain bangle, there’s plenty here to inspire you to get crafting. Every project has clear step-by-step photographs to guide you, and a basic techniques section covers all you’ll need to know.