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Beading on Fabric: Encyclopedia of Bead Stitch Techniquesby Larkin J Van Horn
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Textile or fiber artisans can add sparkle and texture to their work with thiscomplete handbook to embellishing with beads.
Textile or fiber artisans can add sparkle and texture to their work with this complete handbook to embellishing with beads. Beginning with a comprehensive look at tools and materials—covering all types of fabrics, threads, needles, and beads—the guide teaches stitches, edging, and fringe, as well as the proper care of beaded fabrics. The focus on technique allows crafters to easily integrate beaded enhancements into any type of existing project, and the experienced instruction covers bead choice, color schemes, and finishing methods for a polished look. With its clear directions and a gallery of sample projects, this workshop-ready book will instruct and inspire.
About the Author
Larkin Jean Van Horn is a mixed-media artist who works with art quilts, beadwork, wearable art, and liturgical textiles. Her work has been displayed and has won honors both regionally and nationally. She is a teacher, a lecturer, and the author of Beadwork for Fiber Artists. She lives on Whidbey Island, Washington.
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