Ganderton, Lucinda Beading for Beginners

ISBN 13: 9780764158650

Beading for Beginners

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First-time bead crafters—including style-conscious teens—will find inspiration for making necklaces, bracelets, and modish personal accessories. If they choose, they can even learn to make their own beads from a variety of different materials. The book begins with instruction in basic beading methods that include threading, loom weaving, attaching fasteners, embroidery, wirework, tassel-making, and knotting and crocheting. As beginners grow familiar with these clearly explained techniques, they progress through 25 projects that include—

  • A charm bracelet with freshwater pearls
  • A wire bracelet with Venetian style beads
  • A necklace of tumbled rock crystal beads on monofilament
  • Bead decorations for a denim jacket's pockets and seams
  • A customized purse and makeup bag with glued-on buttons and beads
    and 20 more

    Focusing on fashion that has appeal to teens and women of virtually all ages, and presented with clear, easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions, Beading for Beginners shows inexperienced bead crafters how to create their own attractive jewelry, purses, tassels, and other items quickly and with a minimum of fuss. Instructive diagrams and chic color illustrations throughout.
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    Perfect projects for first time beaders Step-by-step instructions and colour photographs guide you through 25 easy-to-make and unusual projects. Ideal for creating unique accessories to personalise your look! Comprehensive technique section

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    An inspiring book, Beading for Beginners is packed full of ideas for creating necklaces, bracelets, customized clothing, and other accessories. Novices will find modern and easy stringing projects before they progress to more advanced projects that include a beaded corsage and a loom-woven cuff.
    Three chapters divide the projects into making glamorous fashion jewelry, using beads and shells from around the globe, and designing floral motifs from nature.

    Even beginners will find the techniques and projects easy enough so that they can create their own jewelry and gifts quickly and with minimum fuss. The book’s bright, colorful pages, clear instructions, and detailed step-by-step photographs combine to give ideal instruction to first-time beaders.

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