Synopses & Reviews
Every stitch, from peyote to brick; every technique, from knitting to weaving; and every type of bead, from seed to bugle: it's all here in this thorough introduction to the art of seed beading. If you're a beginner, you'll get all the basics. If you have a little more experience, you'll encounter some new and creative ideas to try. Hundreds of pictures display sparkling beads in a variety of colors and styles, and charts show every move you'll have to make with your needle.
After breezing through a history and overview of equipment, the authors emphasize the how-to in such elaborate processes as tubular beaded crochet. Every one of the more than 25 projects focuses on a specific tool or technique, complete with color graphs, a list of materials, size and measurements, a color photo, and diagrams. ...Directions...are presented with plenty of details.” —Booklist.
The authors provide a history and overview of equipment used in seed beading. They then explain such elaborate processes as tubular beaded crochet. Twenty-five projects focus on a different tool or technique, complete with graphs, list of materials, size and measurements, diagrams and directions.