Item Number: H20-3480BK
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Laura McCabe creates elaborate beaded embellishments which she combines into stunning jewelry. These graceful forms are also ideal for embellishing garments or fiber artworks. Her definitive guide to weaving and embroidering with beads combines traditional techniques with modern materials and showcases a wide variety of bead types. This book offers 18 opulent pieces of jewelry incorporating motifs drawn from the natural world, such as flora and fauna, Art Nouveau designs and geometric forms. With its truly spectacular illustrations, this is a feast of inspiration for crafters in all fiber media.
Hardcover, full color, 144 pages
Book size: 10x8-1/2 inches
Level: Beginning to advanced
Books are shrink-wrapped and are returnable if unopened.
About the author: Laura Jean McCabe is a primarily self-taught beadweaver with an education in anthropology and historical costume reproduction and restoration. Her elaborately beaded body adornment combines Native American, African Zulu and Victorian beadweaving techniques with modern materials and color schemes. She shows in both national and international beadwork exhibitions, and sells her finished work at boutiques and galleries throughout the United States and on her website. Laura maintains a working studio in Mystic, Connecticut, and teaches beading workshops in the United States as well as around the globe.