Guide to Beading with a Loom is a comprehensive introduction to this popular beading technique. This book includes all the information needed for beginners including information about looms, supplies and techniques and is packed with photos and illustrations to provide maximum understanding. The twenty projects will build and advance your skills and knowledge. Plus there are numerous project variations to stimulate your own creativity. Advanced beaders familiar with loom beading will also find wonderful techniques and information on non-traditional techniques including many projects. This is a resource book every beader needs in their library.
Tassel? No hassle! Learn techniques to create a variety of tassels so you can create any "look" you desire in your designs. Tassels are the perfect technique to use for that fabulous lampwork or other bead you have been saving for a special design. Love beaded ropes? Tassels are wonderful for a center peice or the ends of a lariat style.
Finally a book for fringe! My book Bead Play with Fringe includes detailed instructions on how to create fringe styles including standard, loop, kinky, branch, twisted and spiral fringes. There are 30 projects for you to perfect your technique and skills and include necklaces, bracelets, pins and earrings. Each fringe type also includes designing tips and considerations.
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So, stop using standard fringe with a standard turn bead and a "V" shape for all your fringe designs and expand your bead skills. You can print the PDF below (pages from the book) as a help when you are thinking about a design.
This book is for beginners and advanced beaders who want to expand their knowledge about designing and constructing bead embroidery jewelry. However, stitch instruction is not included - see Beading with Cabochons and/or Dimensional Bead Embroidery for stitches, bezels, edges and attachment techniques. This book doesn't teach those things, it is about how to use those things to create beautiful bead embroidered jewelry.
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And, as a free gift, an easy referance of techniques by clicking the button below. This is a PDF document you can print. Included is a picture of the technique, which book it is described in (Dimensional Bead Embroidery or Beading with Cabochons) and the page number to look at. Enjoy!
My book, Beading with Cabochons, published by Lark Books has all the instructions and tips you need to make beautiful cabochon jewelry. Available at most bead stores, book stores and online stores.
My publisher has a policy to exclude brand names from their books. This can be confusing, especially for beginners. However, you can get a discussion of recommended supplies that includes brand names by clicking here. This will show a .doc file which you can print on your computer. I include a printed copy of this with all books I sell.