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Coastal Crafts
by Cynthia Shaffer
Pub Date: May 2015
ISBN: 9781454708841
Format: PB, 144pp
all in color
8 X 10

When life's a beach . . . get crafty! Coastal Crafts carries you straight to the shore, with projects that incorporate seashells, ropes, fishing baskets, and nautical motifs. Learn how to weather surfaces, make driftwood and sea glass, and cast with sand. These beautiful items-from hanging jars to model sailboats and shell-encrusted lanyards-celebrate summer all year long!

Author Bio
Cynthia Shaffer is a mixed-media artist, creative sewer, and photographer. After earning a degree in textiles from California State University, Long Beach, Cynthia worked for ten years as the owner of a company that specialized in the design and manufacture of sportswear. Numerous books and magazines have featured her art and photography: she is the author of Stash Happy Patchwork, Stash Happy Appliqué, and coauthor of Serge It (all Lark). Cynthia lives with her husband Scott, sons Corry and Cameron, and beloved dogs Harper and Berklee in Southern CA. For more information, visit Cynthia online at or

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