The Beaded Edge: Inspired Designs for Crocheted Edgings and Trims

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Exquisite edges with beads!

Add a personal touch with beautiful beaded trims. The Beaded Edge offers 18 designs that range from delicate and classic to modern and bold, all created with simple thread, a crochet hook, a beading needle, and inexpensive beads. Each trim is illustrated with clear stitch diagrams that demonstrate the patterns, and the detailed step-by-step instructions will teach you to combine basic crochet techniques with ...

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Overview


Exquisite edges with beads!

Add a personal touch with beautiful beaded trims. The Beaded Edge offers 18 designs that range from delicate and classic to modern and bold, all created with simple thread, a crochet hook, a beading needle, and inexpensive beads. Each trim is illustrated with clear stitch diagrams that demonstrate the patterns, and the detailed step-by-step instructions will teach you to combine basic crochet techniques with beadwork for gorgeous edges and embellishments.

Use your beaded edges to customize handbags, hats, clothing, parasols, home decor, items, and anything else you want. If you have a passion for personalizing and embellishing, you will find a treasure trove of new techniques in The Beaded Edge.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"May I just say, I need to go buy some more sweaters and scarves so that I can add beaded edgings and trims to them! Using a small crochet hook or a beading needle, you'll learn how to use a simple thread and lovely beads to make exceptionally lovely embellishments for both your wearables and nonwearables." - Beading-Arts.com

"As a crocheter and beader, I love this book." - BellaOnline.com

"The exquisite designs in The Beaded Edge by Midori Nishida are perfect for finishing and embellishing needlework projects. Crazy-quilters, in particular, will go mad for these delicate, sumptuous adornments." - CraftGossip.com

"It is absolutely gorgeous! The whole book is infused with a Japanese aesthetic I find tremendously appealing: work of great delicacy, modern color palette, beautifully organized and presented. A very classy and unusual book!" - CrochetInsider.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596683006
  • Publisher: Interweave Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/18/2011
  • Pages: 88
  • Sales rank: 583,735
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Midori Nishida is a professional craft artist. Deeply moved and inspired by the "Turkish Embroideries and Oya Exhibition," she endeavored to create her own line of crafts and introduced Boncuk oya to Japan, adapting it into a more accessible form for crafters. She has continued to study and perfect the art of "beaded edgings" with CRK design, and has built a massive base of loyal fans both in and outside of Japan.

CRK Design is a design firm made up of six graphic designers. Their first craft magazine design project opened the door to their career in craft making and design. Today, they do everything from designing and production to book designing.

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Table of Contents


Edging with Beads using a Crochet Hook
Design 1: Window Box
Design 2: Orchard
Design 3: Refreshing Breeze
Design 4: Dewdrops in the Meadow
Design 5: Fluttering Butterflies
Design 6: Church Bells
Design 7: Dainty Berries
Design 8: Soap Bubbles
Design 9: Enchanting Wild Roses
Design 10: A Floral Hedge
Design 11: A Garden of Pansies
Design 12: Lace Flowers
Design 13: A Sun-dazzled Footpath
Design 14: Sparkling Fringe

Edging with Beads using a Beading Needle
Design 15: Triangular Hat
Design 16: Stars Twinkling over Snow
Design 17: Juicy Grapes
Design 18: Tiny Hot Peppers

Project ideas
Beaded Edging for a scarf
Beaded Edging for weddings
Beaded Edging for Christmas
Beaded Edging for Accessories
Kerchief
A Linen Parasol
Beaded Edging for Summer
Beaded Edging for Home D├ęcor and Gifts

Beautiful Turkish Edgings
Materials & Tools
Recipe Note
ABCs of Edging with Beads

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