The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading IllustratedBook - 2004
Once an ancient art, now a billion-dollar industry.
Since time immemorial, people have used beads to adorn and beautify themselves and their surroundings. This guide shows readers how to do many of the different kinds of beadwork made all over the world. With step-by-step instructions for each technique, it has both simple and more advanced projects.
? For both novices and veterans, with clear, easy-to-understand instructions
? Hundreds of line drawings and photographs
? Special sections on making your own beads; the intricacies of fasteners and clasps; bead designs; working with wire; threading techniques; and beading on fabric, fibers, and looms
Baker & Taylor
A richly illustrated introduction to the art of beadwork utilizes hundreds of photographs and line drawings, accompanied by easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, to describe a variety of beading techniques, accompanied by special sections on how to make one's own beads, using fasteners and clasps, bead designs, and beading on looms, fabric, and fibers. Original.
Presents an introduction to the handicraft, with discussions on stringing and weaving techniques, wirework, beading on fabric and fiber, and simple projects for beginning beaders.