Do you like Star Wars? Do you like crafting? Worry not, your pleas sent via a hologram message in a droid have been answered. The Star Wars Craft Book is here. Bonnie Burton, lifetime crafter and Senior Editor at StarWars.com, has documented nearly 50 fun projects for both Padawans and adults.
The craft instructions are split into five sections. The book will teach you how to make items such as dolls, a Jabba the Hutt body pillow, an AT-AT herb garden, and a crocheted R2-D2 beanie. Plenty of pictures are included for each craft, and each project is broken down into easy-to-digest steps. Before you dive into the projects, the introduction points out that no Force-sensitive skills are required. Burton reminds everyone that crafts are meant to be fun. Though there are some labor intensive projects in the book that take a day or longer, most of them can be completed in an afternoon. For the most part, you don’t have to go out and get crazy items to start crafting either. If you have any kind craft supplies stash (felt, hot glue, googly eyes), you’ll find that you have what it takes to make a few projects without running errands. Burton covers the necessities in the beginning of the book.