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The Art of Seed Beading

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2000

    Interesting, but not great

    I was somewhat disappointed in this book. I didn't think the authors' command of their subject was that great, and while some designs were good, others where quite disappointing and simplistic. And why, oh why did they use white thread for everything!? It looks terrible unless you are using all white beads. Black is much preferrable as it recedes into the background, and also does not get the dingy look that white thread immediately gets. Overall, it was interesting, but there are better books out there

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2000

    A Great Book

    I love this book! It's unique projects were what prompted me to purchase it. (The miniature picnic basket was of particular interest.) It is written for any level of beading expertise. Very nicely presented.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2000

    FANTASTIC BOOK FOR NOVICE TO EXPERT!

    Beautiful photographs of all the projects help guide and inspire. The instructions are easy to follow and don't assume too much. The authors have included a wide range of projects from bookmarks, amulet bags, orniments, minitures and more! Anyone that loves beads will love this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 1999

    Instructive and Inspiring

    I am a beginner to the art of seed beading, having beaded less than one year. This book clearly explains the basic techniques and inspires creativity. The main drawback to this book is that the materials needed are very detailed and can be expensive and difficult to get (in my opinion). I have, however, been able to adapt the basic instructions and the wonderful projects into my own versions of their creations and they have turned out beautifully. I have beaded a Needle Case Pendant and the Parrot Feather Amulet Bag Necklace. They both turned out beautifully and people do have trouble believing that I just recently began beading, based on these projects. I highly recommend this book for its clearly explained and well illustrated techniques, as well as for its beautiful and inspiring projects.

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