Right angle weave (RAW) is one of the two most popular beadweaving stitches, and this entry in the new I CAN series serves as a comprehensive primer for the novice as well as a refresher for beaders with more experience. High-profile teacher Mabeline Gidez presents 25 instructional projects covering every aspect of the technique: flat RAW, increases and decreases, embellishing, making curves, tubular RAW, polygon stitch, and RAW beaded beads. As the topics become more advanced, so do the projects!
About the Author
Mabeline Gidez has created her own exclusive line of beaded finery and teaches jewelry-making classes at several southern California bead shops. She also taught nine classes at the 2011 Bead&Button Show, and has made several guest appearances on the Carol Duvall Show on HGTV and DIY Network. Mabeline sells her beading kits on her website, mabelinedesigns.com. She lives in Sylmar, CA.