Discover the basics of beading and beyond! If you've been tempted by the beauty of beaded jewelry and home decorating pieces, but second guessed your abilities to learn the skills needed to create such tantalizing works, fear no more! Beading Basics reveals all that's necessary for creating everything from a simple single-strand necklace to a more intricate netting stitch woven wind bottle covers. You'll discover: Essential information for choosing the right beads, supplies and tools, plus tips and techniques for working with wire, weaving on a loom and creating various woven chains. Easy-to-follow instructions with more than 175 how-to illustrations and 230 beautiful photographs showing every detail needed to create 40 gorgeous projects. An inspirational gallery of designs featuring the works of 11 of today's top beading artists. Beading Basics is the one resource you need to get you on the path to becoming a talented bead artist.
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The book consists of several easy stringing and beadweaving projects suitable for beginners. The organisation of the project types could have been improved if both were grouped together rather than ... Read full review
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12 beading needle 2mm crimp beads attach aurora borealis Bali silver bead and pass Bead Key Bead sorting dish bead weaving Beadalon bicone blue bracelet cabochon clamshell bead tip Close the clamshell color theory color wheel coral bead core bead crimp pliers cube beads dish or cloth earring findings eye pin finished ends finished look shown fringe glue the knot gold 5mm head pins hole jump rings lampworked length loop Materials needle back ofthe oval beads overhand knot pass back Pass needle Pass the needle pass thread pattern Figure pearls pendant peyote stitch pliers to close polymer clay Potawatomi purple red bead Repeat Pattern Repeat steps Right-Angle Weave round beads Round nose pliers Scissors secure the crimp seed beads silver 4mm Single-thread the needle snugly spacer beads Split ring pliers strand spacers stringing wire Swarovski thread thread ends toggle clasp turquoise Ultrasuede warp threads Wire cutters wrist measurement