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Adorn yourself with handmade jewelry and decorate your home with original beaded artwork
Big Book of Beautiful Beads is your complete guide to beadwork, packed with all the inspiration and advice you need to create beautiful works of art, from home decor accents and dazzling jewelry to clothing embellishments and more.
Perfect for beginning and experienced beaders alike, Big Book of Beautiful Beads is a comprehensive text, including detailed instructions for making jewelry, handbags, accessories, decorations for the home and more. You'll also find:
Clearly illustrated beading techniques, including brick and ladder stitch, peyote stitch, loomwork, tatting and more
Over 100 step-by-step projects for a range of skill levels from beginner to advanced
Complete checklists of necessary tools and supplies
Lavish photos of antique and contemporary beadwork
Helpful tips and troubleshooting advice
Whether you want to fashion your own jewelry, craft beaded decorations for your home or simply gifts for your family and friends, Big Book of Beautiful Beads is your one-stop guide to the world of beadwork
From home decor to wardrobe, beads enhance the fabric of life. More than 150 projects and 400 color photos and illustrations are included in this reference. It also features a checklist of necessary tools and supplies.