Synopses & Reviews
Popular beader Jamie Cloud Eakin uses bugle beads to make her fun, fantastic pieces, and sheand#8217;s showing other crafters how to do it, too! The techniquesand#151;from weaving into beadwork to using stop beadsand#151;are wonderfully simple, and explained in an easy-to-follow basics section.Each of the 30 beautiful projects fits into one of six thematic color families, and the gorgeous creations include a Victorian Choker, colorful Parallel Weave Bracelet, and black-and-white Pouch with Pizzazz.
and#147;Fun and inspiring! Jamieand#8217;s book will be a great addition to beadersand#8217; libraries, with innovative techniques and great projects for beginners and intermediate beaders. For advanced beaders itand#8217;s loaded with innovative ideas for construction, because Jamie is a master engineer as well as an artist.and#8221;
and#151; Margie Deeb, author of The Beaderand#8217;s Guide to Color and The Beaderand#8217;s Color Palette
and#147;Wow! Bead Bugle Bonanza is a remarkably fun and clever book. Jamie Cloud Eakin has outdone herself in bringing out the joy of using bugle beads. The projects are beautiful!and#8221;
and#151; Sharon Bateman, author of Contemporary Loom Beading
and#147;Jamie shows a sensitivity for and appreciation of the advantages of working with bugle beads. The drawings and color photographs are wonderful! The projects are varied but not intimidating, and use a wide variety of currently available beads. So dust off your bugle beads and get to work!and#8221;
and#151; Carol Perrenoud, master beadweaving teacher, and Virginia Blakelock, author of Those Bad Bad Beads; owners of Beadcats.com
About the Author
JAMIE CLOUD EAKIN is a professional bead artist who sells her work in galleries across North America. Her first book was Beading with Cabochons (Lark, 2005). Her Web sites are www.studiojamie.com and www.jamiebeads.com.