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Beaded Elegance at it's Best
Beads can go everywhere, from intricate home decor accents to dazzling jewelry. Learn how to create unique, beaded works of art yourself in this complete guide of beading techniques. Even if you have never worked with beads before, you'll quickly learn how to bead like the pros. After introducing basic terms and tools, Jane Davis guides you through more than a dozen techniques, and you will complete samples to reinforce the skills learned. As, if you are an experienced beader, you will not be disappointed - advanced techniques and projects are included just for you.
Complete guide of beading techniques, including:
Brick and ladder stitch
30 beautiful step-by-step projects, such as:
Business can holder
Perfect for beaders of all skill levels
Fully illustrated with lavish photos of antique and contemporary beadwork
This is the most complete volume of beading techniques on the market, filed with gorgeous photos of antique and contemporary beadwork that will inspire beaders of all skill levels. Features 30 step-by-step projects, such as table settings, purses, and lampshades.
This is the most complete volume of beading techniques on the market, filled with antique and contemporary beadwork that will inspire readers of any skill level. Includes brick and ladder stitch, peyote stitch, knitting, and tatting. Make table settings, Christmas ornaments, lampshades, purses, pincushions and a business card holder.
Covering antique and contemporary beadwork, this text is a comprehensive reference to all beading techniques on the market. The book begins with the basic terms and tools necessary and describes each technique, before detailing 30 projects for the home, jewellery box and sewing room.