Cube Bead Stitching: Contemporary Jewelry Designs You Can Make

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Kalmbach Publishing, Co., 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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Making jewelry with cube beads requires no special training or classes. This book explains it all. With clear instructions and hundreds of color photographs, expert Virginia Jensen shows how to make stunning jewelry using many of the most popular off-loom stitches. Chapters are divided by project type, including bracelets, earrings, necklaces, rings, and decorative items. Beginners learn the fundamentals of many popular stitches as they create the projects, while more experienced crafters enjoy the challenge of weaving an uncommon shape into a knockout piece.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
Ladder start for herringbone stitch
21
EARRINGS
35
Light Hearts
49
Russian Waltz
63
DECORATIVE PENDANTS
79
Authors Gallery
94
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Virginia Jensen is a designer and teacher of bead weaving from Grand Junction, Colo. After a full career in advertising and publishing that included awards for her graphic design, she now focuses on creating wearable jewelry with a trained eye for proportion, color palette, and pattern. Virginia's beaded designs have appeared in many leading beading publications, including Bead&Button magazine. Virginia is co-founder of her area's Art Jewelers Guild and shares her talents for beadwork through her Web site, virjenmettle.com.

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