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Fabulous Fabric Beads: Create Custom Beads and Art Jewelry

Fabulous Fabric Beads: Create Custom Beads and Art Jewelry

by Kristal Wick

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A spectacular combination of beading, scrapbooking, fiber arts, and mixed-media techniques, this amazing handbook describes how to create 30 handcrafted beads from rolled tubes of silk, muslin, or ribbon. With more than 20 easy embellishment techniques incorporating glitter, paint, crystals, or wire, these projects result in stunning beads that can be created with inexpensive and readily available supplies and tools described in this guide. Detailed discussions on choosing appropriate fabrics and creating a variety of surface designs are coupled with well-documented instructions on how to cut, roll, dip, and dry collage beads, and how to cover inexpensive wooden and plastic beads to easily achieve different shapes. Additional sidebars and tips include bonus information on selecting successful color palettes and 10 simple stringing techniques.

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ISBN-13: 9781620332283
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/01/2013
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Kristal Wick is a teacher and designer for Swarovski, a jewelry designer, and the creator of Sassy Silkies. She has been featured on HGTV and PBS as well as in numerous publications, including Beadwork, Bead Style, Lapidary Journal, Simply Beads, and Vogue Knitting. She lives in Arvada, Colorado.

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