The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Illustrated

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Illustrated

Book - 2004
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Penguin Putnam
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.

& Taylor

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.

Publisher: New York, NY : Alpha Books, c2004
ISBN: 9781592572564
Characteristics: 270 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Beading illustrated


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