Included are hundreds of step-by-step instructions and simple samples to make for each technique, more advanced projects, and finally resources to broaden beading knowledge and crafting expertise. The little cartoons at the start of every chapter made me grin. Since time immemorial, people have used beads to adorn and beautify themselves and their surroundings. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Illustrated gives readers all the skills they need to do many of the different kinds of beadwork made all over the world. The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact. Yes, I actually read this book and yes, I will be purchasing it.
Since time immemorial, people have used beads to adorn and beautify themselves and their surroundings. Even us older beaders can learn alot from this book and remind you of different things that you may had forgotten from when you first started. Since time immemorial, people have used beads to adorn and beautify themselves and their surroundings. I also tried to find this book at book stores, but they don't carry it any more and can't order it either. The only thing I really didn't like about it was that the images and illustrations in it are mostly black and white, but it is a very comprehensive guide to beading. I enjoyed it, and it's one I'll be sharing with my children as the get interested in beading. So get on ebay and order your book today.
I am looking forward to now learning how to make wooden and clay beads with them. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. 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 Georgene Lockwood has been writing about crafts for more than 20 years for magazines. If you are new to beading or even an old hand at it, this book has something for you! You've seen lovely beaded crafts-and you'd like to try making them yourself. It makes you want to get out the needle and thread and start beading. The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed.
Covering beads in stitches, elegant embellishments, decorating with beadwork, a safe and organized work area and even how to make your own beads! I enjoyed reading about the techniques and am looking forward to taking some time to sit down and implement them. This guide has the basics to start with including wirework, cloth beading and macrame. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Finally, part four takes on beads on fabric, around the house and more. The book has easy to read insturtion, plus pictures. With step-by-step instructions for each technique, it has both simple and more advanced projects.
With step-by-step instructions for each technique, it has both simple and more advanced projects. Once an ancient art, now a billion-dollar industry. It has everything a new beader needs to learn about beading and what you would need to buy which of coures you buy from ebay. I still have no idea how to modify a necklace on a leather cord to attach a clasp. I wish there were colored photographs.
For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program A book with obvious wear. For anyone who who would like to start beading or already beading, this is a great book. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. About the Author Georgene Lockwood Prescott, Ariz. This guide shows readers how to do many of the different kinds of beadwork made all over the world.
I guess I should have taken the title more seriously! The types of wire, basic wire-work techniques, and more. One of the great things about beading is that it can be extremely easy or very complicated, according to how much time or patience one is willing to give to it. Clear, well-illustrated instructions guide readers through each step of beading for jewelry and home crafts, including choosing a design and beads, selecting clasps and other findings, stringing on different materials, weaving off and on a loom, working with wire, and finishing any project. The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects or irregularities. Includes all the fundamentals readers need to know to enjoy the craft and create successful projects. This guide shows readers how to do many of the different kinds of beadwork made all over the world. I was really impressed, she emailed me while she was writing it to link to my for the graph paper I have up there for beaders, and I got really excited about the book.
Since time immemorial, people have used beads to adorn and beautify themselves and their surroundings. Most beading books on the market are over priced and under informed. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Illustrated takes you step by step through different beading techniques and will have you stringing along in no time. Includes all the fundamentals readers need to know to enjoy the craft and create successful projects. If you are looking for a really good basic book on beading or you want to find some fresh new projects, this book is not for you! But I would not buy this book if you don't know how to attach clasps. It totally lived up to my expectations. I also felt that the book is not organized in a logical fashion and, although it covers wirework, it does not even mention wrapping a donut or a pendant or a basic rosary turn.
It gives you a start in beading with stringing and clasps. After that is up to you. The first part talks about The Venerable, Adaptable Bead. A good start for any beginner. This amount is subject to change until you make payment.