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Beautiful Beading: Over 30 Original Designs for Homemade Beads, Jewelry and Decorative Objects (Beadwork Books)by Sara Withers
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Try your hand at the full creative range of beading, from making your own to using different varieties on great projects. Work with exciting materials like polymer clay, papier maché, and metal to create fantastic beads in beautiful colors, textures, and patterns. The techniques range from simple, like threading, to more complex, such as weaving by hand and on a loom. Craft not only gorgeous jewelry, but also stunning decorative accents for your home.
Fringed scarves, glittering slippers, copper pendants, dangling earrings, wind chimes, daisy candle holders: with projects like these, you know beads are hot! Get started, with great ideas on where to buy beads, the right tools and thread to use, and the best techniques. Practice wiring, threading, hand and loom weaving, sticking, and embroidering, and make your own beads from polymer clays, papier-mâché, metal and plastic. With detailed instructions and diagrams, beginners will be able to hone their skills.
Get started with great ideas on where to buy beads; which tools and thread to use; and techniques, including wiring, threading, hand and loom weaving, sticking, and embroidering. Make your own beads from polymer clays, papier mache, metal and plastic. With detailed diagrams. “Nice projects, appealing and clearly presented with instructions that give confidence.”—Textile Fibre Forum.
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