Synopses & Reviews
Showcasing the latest innovative craft pairing--beads and crochet--this guide provides a comprehensive overview that includes history, tools, beading stitches and basic crochet techniques. A dozen exciting projects at various skill levels are included.
Showcasing the latest innovative craft pairing, beads and crochet, this guide provides a comprehensive overview of bead crochet that includes history, tools, beading stitches, and basic crochet techniques. A dozen exciting projects are included that use a variety of cords and yarn sizes, thicknesses, and textures to create clothing accessories, jewelry, and sculptural pieces. Projects are offered at all skill levels, and each one is presented with step-by-step instructions and simple illustrations, along with helpful hints and tricks to simplify each technique. A colorful gallery full of original work profiles talisman necklaces, grooms prayer beads, a variety of miser bags, and a Vermont wilderness bracelet.
About the Author
is a self-taught beader who opened a series of bead and handmade jewelry stores in Florida, California, and New Jersey. She lives in Forest Dale, Vermont.