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Discover traditional techniques for French beading through concise instructions, charts and spreadsheets. This complete resource will guide you through the basics of the craft - materials and supplies, basic floral design, color, bead selection and fundamental techniques. Additional information will explain how to best use these designs in a variety of ways, including traditional floral arrangements, jewelry, party favors, embellishments and d?cor. Never before has there been such a complete French beading reference in the marketplace that provides information on history, aesthetic, technique, design, supplies, conservation and care.
Capture the fleeting beauty of a flower in beads and wire.
French Beaded Flowers - The Complete Guide includes everything you need to start making your own lovely floral creations using only beads, wire and a few simple tools. Inside you'll find:
helpful information on selecting the right beads, wire and tools for French beading.
step-by-step instructions and photos for a wide variety of techniques that can be used to create petals, leaves, stems and more.
lessons on botany and the language of flowers to enhance your beaded projects.
patterns for gorgeous individual flowers and arrangements.
tips on using the techniques to design and create your own unique flowers.
an inspiring gallery of advanced beadwork.
Give French beading a try and surround yourself with beautiful flowers year-round