Embellishing with Beads
Add sparkle, glamour, elegance, and fun to garments, home décor, and art work with beads. From evening gowns to jeans to pillows for the sofa, beads give interest, texture, and movement to whatever they're applied. Using the techniques and suggestions in this full-color guide, you can quickly and efficiently embellish anything. Find out how to select the right beads for your project, purchase supplies, prepare your fabric, and develop and transfer your own beading patterns. Start from scratch or add beads to ready-to-wear garments and accessories. See how to make beaded fringes and how to incorporate sequins, rhinestones, metal threads, buttons, ribbons, and other trimmings into your creations. Beautiful photographs of finished projects will inspire you to start right away on your own designs.
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