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The Beaded Edge: Inspired Designs for Crocheted Edgings and Trims
     

The Beaded Edge: Inspired Designs for Crocheted Edgings and Trims

by Midori Nishida
 

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

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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 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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"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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596683006
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Publication date:
01/18/2011
Pages:
88
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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