Bead Embroidery The Complete Guide: Bring New Dimension to Classic Needlework

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Krause Publications Craft, Dec 23, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 256 pages
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Revitalize classic embroidery stitches for a contemporary look simply by adding beads to your needlework.

Learn how to embroider with beads on anything from bags and boxes to pillows and purses with Bead Embroidery: The Complete Guide. Through thorough research, her own personal experience and a visual smorgasbord of 525 photographs and 265 how-to illustrations, best selling author Jane Davis teaches you 215 embroidery stitches—from the common to the uniquely rare. Whether a beginner or seasoned embroiderer, you will revel in this truly complete guide.

You'll find:Comprehensive Basics section showcasing every stitch at a glance, plus tips on choosing the right beads, threads, fabrics and tools to ensure your needlework success. Extensive instruction on how to create 215 embroidery stitches, each presented with a photograph and how-to illustration showing options with or without beads. Impressive assortment of 20 fabulous projects for home decorating, holiday gift-giving or personal accessorizing.


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User Review  - MarthaJeanne - LibraryThing

This is great! Jane Davis starts out with a fairly complete overview of embroidery stitches - all my favorite techniques are included, and some I don't do (yet) showing how they can be enhanced with ... Read full review

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Not what I was expecting it shows you how to do many different beading techniques but I was expecting more and better patterns. Read full review

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Jane Davis has been involved in arts and crafts her entire life. With a bachelor of fine arts in drawing and painting, Jane found her niche in beading in 1997.

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