The Complete Guide to Beading Techniques: 30 Decorative Projects

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Krause Publications, Feb 10, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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&break;Beaded Elegance at it's Best

&break;&break;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.

&break;&break;Complete guide of beading techniques, including:

  • &break;Brick and ladder stitch
  • &break;Loomwork
  • &break;Peyote stitch
  • &break;Crochet
  • &break;Knitting
  • &break;Tambourwork
  • &break;Tatting
  • &break;Wirework
&break;&break;30 beautiful step-by-step projects, such as:
  • &break;Jewelry
  • &break;Pinch purse
  • &break;Table settings
  • &break;Pincushion
  • &break;Christmas ornaments
  • &break;Business can holder
  • &break;Lampshade
  • &break;Boxes
&break;&break;Perfect for beaders of all skill levels

&break;&break;Fully illustrated with lavish photos of antique and contemporary beadwork

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User Review  - Sundry - LibraryThing

A far more accurate title would be "The Basic Guide to Some Beading Techniques". Brick, Ladder, and Square stitches are fairly detailed, with written instructions and diagrams. Bead crochet and ... Read full review

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Very please with the price, very please with the book. It is all that I hoped it would be. As usual Overstock came through for me. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
The Basics
7
Tools and Supplies
13
Copyright

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