200 Beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets


Author: Jean Power
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Language: English

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"200 Beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets" will answer any beading questions or dilemmas you might have.

Whether stringing, wiring, or bead weaving, step-by-step photographs, diagrams, and clear instructions will guide you through each stage of your work.

The techniques are organized in the order you need them when making a project, from using the right tools and materials to finishing tips for neat, professional results - or you can dip in for help with a particular problem.

Learn about creative knot work, quick and easy stringing, and how to work with wire. Mix vintage and modern beads, incorporate charms and findings in your work, and rescale and design your own patterns.

Whether you're using large glass beads, crystal, or seed beads, using wirework techniques or stitches, making jewelry as gifts or to sell, the book will answer all your doubts and questions.