Meaning in Crafts by Edward L. Mattil

$ 18.00

Edward L. Mattil, 'Meaning in Crafts,' published by Prentice-Hall, Inc., first published in 1959, this copy is the fifth printing of July, 1961.

Meaning in Crafts is a 132 page cloth bound hardcover measuring 10" x 7".  The cover has some surface wear and closed tears along the top edges.  The inside flap is price clipped.  The previous owner's name is written in ink on the front end page.  Else, the book is pristine.  The condition is good.

Book Summary

Here in one concise volume, the editor of Everyday Art presents over 100 craft projects based on his vast first-hand experience with elementary school children.  Written in a fresh, conversational style, Meaning in Crafts gives the reader new insight into such crafts as:  Modeling and Sculpturing--Print Making--Drawing and Painting--working in Paper Mache and Mask Making--the creation of Puppets--the art of weaving, stitchery and hooking--plus a full chapter devoted to interest-provoking Seasonal Activities and the Holidays, and a chapter covering crafts of a more diversified nature, aptly titled Potpourri.

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number:  59-7220