Bead Stitching Handbook

Bead Stitching Handbook

by Bead&Button magazine (Compiler)

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Overview

Bead stitchers looking for information and instructions for the major bead stitches will find it all in Bead Stitching Handbook. This complete reference to bead stitching techniques — the only one of its kind just for stitching — includes clear, step-by-step illustrations and instructions for 15 different bead stitches, plus variations and lots of tips. Ideal for advanced beginners and experienced bead stitchers looking for accurate, in-depth information, this all-in-one resource also covers other stitching-related techniques like bead embroidery, soutache, and loomwork. Finally, the book includes information on beading materials, beads, thread, tools, weaves, knots, and much more.

Each stitch is demonstrated with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations, then demonstrated in a sample project so bead stitchers can see and understand how each stitch is applied. All instructions and projects are written by the contributors and editors of Bead&Button magazine, the original and most comprehensive beading magazine available today. This well-organized, 128-page, 7.25" x 9.4" reference manual is the perfect size for beaders to keep in their workspaces. They'll turn to it again and again!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627005531
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Company, Books Division
Publication date: 02/01/2019
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 356,199
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

All instructions and projects were written and designed by the contributors and editors of Bead&Button magazine, the original and most comprehensive beading magazine available today.

Table of Contents

Introduction from the editor
Basic Materials
- Seed beads, crystals, pearls, gemstones, glass, art, multi-hole shaped beads, and more
Basic Techniques
- Knotting, making loops, opening and closing jump rings
Basic Bead Stitches
- Peyote, herringbone, RAW, CRAW, brick, ladder, netting, fringe, bead embroidery, spirals, chevron, chenille, St. Petersburg chain
Other Jewelry Techniques
- Macrame, kumihimo, bead embroidery, soutache embroidery, loomwork
Projects
- 20-30 projects showcasing the techniques
- Index

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