The Encyclopedia of Beading Techniques: A Step-by_Step Visual Guide, with an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Works

The Encyclopedia of Beading Techniques: A Step-by_Step Visual Guide, with an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Works

by Stephanie Burnham, Sara Withers
     
 


The newest addition to our bestselling Encyclopedia of Art series (more than 900,000 sold!) focuses on the dazzling decorative possibilities of beadwork. The book provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for a variety of techniques, all illustrated with more than 400 diagrams and photographs. Readers will learn both traditional and contemporary bead…  See more details below

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The newest addition to our bestselling Encyclopedia of Art series (more than 900,000 sold!) focuses on the dazzling decorative possibilities of beadwork. The book provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for a variety of techniques, all illustrated with more than 400 diagrams and photographs. Readers will learn both traditional and contemporary bead crafts, such as bead weaving, stringing, wirework, and strand-knotting. Practical projects reveal how to add detail, texture, color, and originality to garments and accessories. An extensive glossary section demystifies common names and stitches, while the 50-page gallery section highlights an inspirational selection of bead jewelry and embroidery from around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762420438
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
08/15/2005
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author


Sara Withers teaches bead jewelry-making around Britain, and is the author of five books on the subject. Stephanie Burnham teaches classes in both beadwork and embroidery and was chosen to teach at the Great British Bead Show.

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