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Bead Design - a comprehensive course for the beginner and experienced craftsman
Bead Design - a comprehensive course for the beginner and experienced craftsman Author:Ruth Wasley and Edith Harris The art of creating with beads has become increasingly popular during the past decade. With a minimum of material requirements, anyone can engage in the fascinating craft, which was once so in favor during the Victorian era in England, France, and Italy. The authors begin with general instructions: working with beads and wire; the various pet... more »al methods used-round, pointed, loop, horizontal, split basic; directions for lacing the petal rows together and jeweling. They then progress to advanced procedures for creating truly beautiful objects for home decoration and fashion accessories, both traditional and modern.
This book not only covers the most popular, as well as unusual, flowers; it also includes many other categories: trees, fruits, jewelry, boutique items, a holiday workshop, and flower arranging. Each of the more than 150 projects is illustrated with a photograph of the finished piece plus instructional drawings and diagrams to help you proceed step by step.« less