These are more expensive than the monthly magazine but are perfect to add to a beadwork library for beginner to intermediate beaders. After outlining the basics and supplies, Read more. The book contains a wealth of options for making gorgeous beaded jewelry. After outlining the basics and supplies, Stone presents a series of styles such as Ndebele, Daisy, Inspiration, Peyote, and Spiral, with variations for each. So if you are looking for chain elements that are very versatile this is a great choice for you. A section in the back of the magazine reviews each stitch technique used in the projects. It's full of pretty things you'd actually like to make.
After outlining the basics and supplies,. I love this book and highly recommend it for the beading addicted. The book contains a wealth of options for making gorgeous beaded jewelry. As one reviewer has stated, it would be nice if additional steps were pictured for some of the stitches. Perfect for beaders at every level,Seed Bead Stitchinghelps every crafter solve the puzzle of beadwork in beautiful and innovative ways. A chapter may have commonly recognized variations like the chapter on peyote includes diagonal peyote and tubular peyote but then it also includes more advanced variations that the author has created herself.
When I was nine, I taught my camp friends how to bead using seed beads, some type of white thread and homemade twisted needles. Steps of procedure are clearly explained and the materials list is very similar to that in the Bead and button magazines. Includes an introduction to the basics of beads, threads, and bead-stitching techniques. I own a kinda small bead shop, and I like beading books and magazines. In my opinion if you are a visual learner this is the book for you.
While a few examples made this way would have been interesting I found myself overwhelmed by the vast array of different beads per piece and unable to easily follow the thread path, making the projects look very similar after a while. Seed Bead Stitching explores beadweaving techniques using colorful seed beads and beautiful accents such as pearls and gemstones. In addition, from the premiere issue until January 2006, Beth was one of the contributing editors for BeadStyle magazine. There are so many good ideas here. Other beading projects including cabachon beading first involve the basic stitches - and this book is the best in my library of numerous seed beading books.
Bead Play Every Day features over 20 projects with a creative twist on traditional stitching techniques. I will use this book a lot because of the vast variety of projects and ideas that can be created. Even if you know some basic stitches, you will still be inspired with new designs by exploring all the examples included. The introduction information provides the overview of beadwork supplies including types of beads, bead shapes, colors and finishes, types of needles, different threads, and findings. Readers will learn how to make distinctive and unique jewelry pieces including necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings using the peyote stitch, the brick stitch, the right-angle wave, the spiral rope, the St.
I opened my shop in 2008 and sold a few patterns. Nice pictures using color coded beads in the diagrams make following along easy. Step-by-step photographs and illustrations guide you through the basics of classic stitches and inventive variations. My only regret is that she doesn't give quantities of beads needed - a possible problem for those with less experience. The results are beautifully stitched necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.
Saying no will not stop you from seeing Etsy ads, but it may make them less relevant or more repetitive. Patricia, beading and designing for 6 yrs. Beth follows up her successful Seed Bead Stitching book with even more innovative ideas and variations in More Seed Bead Stitching from Kalmbach Books. Please note this is seed bead stitching - there is no loom work. Step-by-step photographs and illustrations guide readers through the basics of classic stitches and inventive variations, showing them everything they need to create gorgeous beaded jewelry. She is very free with her expertise and open with how to take any pattern in this book and alter it to fit your needs. Includes an introduction to the basics of beads, threads, and bead-stitching techniques.
I have also found myself experimenting more on my own with bead counts and sizes which I also think is a good thing. Nice pictures using color coded beads in the diagrams make following along easy. The E-mail message field is required. The beadweaving stitches include netting, peyote, ladder stitch, right angle weave, brick stitch, square stitch and tubular herringbone. Before each project, a brief overview of the stitch is provided, but for the most part, you learn the stitch while making the project. The instructions are very easy and the illustrations really help. See pictures in each listing for more details.