Item Number: H20-3545BK
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This photo-intensive guide is a comprehensive resource for creating off-loom beadwork, from simple stitches that any beginner can do to more advanced techniques that you can work up to as you build your skills. Every page includes detailed color photos and diagrams that make it easy to follow along. You'll learn how to weave the peyote, ladder, brick, square, right-angle weave, and herringbone stitches, as well as make beaded netting and create beaded clasps and other decorative details. Plus, you'll get patterns to make modern, stylish pieces, from necklaces, bracelets, and earrings to napkin rings.
• Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review
• Each skill or technique is defined and described
• Detailed color photos demonstrate each step
• Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo
• Helpful tips provide additional guidance
Softcover, full color, 245 pages
Book size: 9x8 inches
Level: Beginning to intermediate
Books are shrink-wrapped and are returnable if unopened.
About the author: Chris Franchetti Michaels is a writer and jewelry artisan specializing in beaded designs, wirework, and metal fabrication. She is the author of Teach Yourself Visually Jewelry Making & Beading, Beading Visual Quick Tips, and Wire Jewelry Visual Quick Tips. Chris has appears on several episodes of DIY Network's "Jewelry Making," and her designs have been featured in popular books.