Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Book review - The Absolute Beginners Guide: Stitching Beaded Jewelry

The Absolute Beginners Guide: Stitching Beaded Jewelry: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Beautiful designs can be very intimidating to someone who has never done any bead weaving before.  The title of this book, The Absolute Beginners Guide: Stitching Beaded Jewelry: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started by Lesley Weiss, tells you everything you need to know about it! It is about beaded jewelry that is stitched, and it does not assume that you know anything about it before you start through the book.  This volume, published by Kalmbach, is definitely worth a look.

Each new stitch is beautifully illustrated and photographed so that you will know exactly what to do next to master the technique.  Then each stitch is folded into a stunning project, simple to do despite appearing very complicated.  This would be an excellent first book for you to learn bead weaving, if that is one of your new year's resolutions!   




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1 comment:

Eileen Bergen said...

Now there's the book for me.

I look at your beautiful bead woven designs and drool and think "I could never do that".

Maybe I could!

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