Let your creativity sparkle with simple, distinctive beaded jewelry. From a whimsical dragonfly pin to a striking chocker and trendy hair sticks, these 29 one-of-a-kind projects are sure to have you murmuring, "I can't believe I'm beading" in no time.
If you're new to beading, this book is especially for you. Clear directions and color photography on the use of findings and beads will give you inspiration galore and the knowledge you need to enter the world of creative beading. Easy beading instructions for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, watches, and more are at your fingertips with this book.
With Gooseberry Patch Fun-to-Fashion Jewelry, you can create oh-so-pretty hair accessories, bejeweled brooches and button bracelets with new-again charm. If you love the look of classic designs worn in new ways, this collection of creative accessories is meant for you! Why not renew sweet memories of the past by fashioning a favorite necklace into earrings for family and friends? Discover how you can reuse precious items from your grandmother's sewing basket or jewelry box. Even worn-out linens get a new lease on life when you use the good sections to make necklaces. From tote bag fobs to ribbon bookmarks, these fresh ideas will inspire your creativity and gift-giving with timeless style! Also available as a downloadable eBook!
Welcome to the do-it-yourself beading instruction book that dares to be different. Whether you're a beginner, ready to learn the basics, or an experienced beader, you'll find everything you need to know right here and 102 designs to spark your creativity. Go far beyond the ordinary and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of making beaded jewelry!
Produced by the editors of BeadUnique magazine, this is the essential "teach-yourself" beading book. Editor Pamela Hawkins says it is "the result of our passion for all things beads, our desire to provide fun and inspiring projects to fit every aspect of your life, and our wish to educate you about the essential tools and techniques that will help build the backbone of your beading skills." Beginners or experienced beaders can choose from more than 35 fresh and fun projects -- from trendy jewelry and fashion accessories to bead art and beaded home decor. Each project has easy-to-follow, step-by-step beading instructions. There also are techniques and tips that will help you create quality projects you'll show off with pride.