Beaded Collars

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Beaded Collars: 10 Decorative Neckpieces Built with Ladder Stitch

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Ancient Egyptian broadcollars worn by King Tut and others of high rank inspired Pretl's (Bead Knitted Bags) original beaded collars. Even experienced beaders will find these complex projects a ... Read full review

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Contents

Getting Started
8
Materials and Supplies
9
Elements of a Beaded Neckpiece
10
Measuring and Making a Template
14
Choosing Beads and Colors
15
Making Ladders
16
TwoNeedle Method
18
Ending a Ladder
19
Finishing
30
Attaching the Clasp
32
About the Projects
36
URCHIN
39
NEW MEXICO
43
CHARTREUSE
51
DRAB
57
MEADOW
65

Extending a Ladder
20
Estimating Ladder Length
21
Assembly
22
Joining the First Two Ladders
23
Ending and Beginning Threads
24
Joining Subsequent Ladders
25
Decorative Elements
26
Surface Embellishment
28
EMBER
73
SPIKE
79
GRADIENT
87
EAGLE FEATHER
95
TRELLIS
103
Index
111
About the Author
112
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