Contemporary Cube Bead Designs: Stitching with Herringbone, Peyote, Ladder Stitch, and More

Contemporary Cube Bead Designs: Stitching with Herringbone, Peyote, Ladder Stitch, and More

by Virginia Jensen
     
 

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Virginia Jensen offers more exciting ways to create with cube beads in her second book, Contemporary Cube Bead Designs. This book shows off versatile cube beads in a delightfully creative mix of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Virginia Jensen uses her artistic eye to develop subtle, fashion-forward color palettes, interesting patterns, and delightful

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Virginia Jensen offers more exciting ways to create with cube beads in her second book, Contemporary Cube Bead Designs. This book shows off versatile cube beads in a delightfully creative mix of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Virginia Jensen uses her artistic eye to develop subtle, fashion-forward color palettes, interesting patterns, and delightful shapes like stars and flowers. All 28 projects are fully illustrated – the best way to learn stitching techniques! Easy to find and fun to work with, cube beads offer a new range of possibilities for lovers of seed beads.

Editorial Reviews

Cube bead designs can be artistically pleasing and, once you get the hang of it, easy to make. Virginia Jensen's Contemporary Cube Bead Designs helps you achieve both goals with an array of memorable designs and easy-to-follow step-by-step instruction. This paperback offers instructions for 28 projects, including necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. A satisfying way to create your own adornments.

Michelle Marozik

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871164360
Publisher:
Kalmbach Publishing Company, Books Division
Publication date:
04/10/2012
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
349,378
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.58(h) x 0.26(d)

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Meet the Author

Virginia Jensen is a designer and teacher of bead weaving from Grand Junction, Colo., and the author of Cube Bead Stitching. After a career in advertising and publishing that included awards for her graphic design, she now focuses on creating wearable jewelry with an eye for proportion, color palette, and pattern. Virginia’s beaded designs have appeared in many leading beading publications, including Bead&Button magazine. Virginia is co-founder of her area’s Art Jewelers Guild and shares her talents for beadwork through her website, virjenmettle.com.

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