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Gift books for the holidays!

Each year, I like to share a list of books with you that I think are really the top picks from all the books published in this past year.  I still think that many of the books from prior years' lists are good too, and if you'd like to see them, they are linked at the bottom of this post.  Also, I keep running lists of all the books that pertain to specific topics and media, like wirework, bead embroidery, etc, all linked up at the Books tab at the top of every page.  And finally, if you are looking for all of the bead and jewelry books published this past year, just scroll down to the bottom of the linked page and you'll find them all listed by month.

My Top Pick for Everyone This Year:

The Embroidery Book
by Christen Brown

For Beginners:

Learn to Use Two-Hole Beads by Teresa Morse
Make It Sparkle by Lindsay Burke
Cool Copper Cuffs by Eva Sherman
Colorful Wirework Jewelry by Kim St. Jean
Hubble Stitch by Melanie de Miguel
Discover Torch Enameling by Steven James
Play with Chain Mail by Theresa Abelew
Bead Embroidery Stitch Samples series
Fast Peyote Stitch Jewelry by Josie Fabre
Learn to Make Bead Jewelry by Lynn Davy

Advanced Topics:

The Embroidery Book by Christen Brown
Beaded Lace by Cynthia Newcomer Daniel
Metalsmithing Made Easy by Kate Ferrant Richbourg
Art Jewelry Today 4
New Connections in Chain Mail Jewelry by Kat Wisniewski
Sensational Soutache Jewelry Making by Csilla Papp
Kumihimo Jewelry Simplified by Rebecca Ann Combs
Wonderful Wire Jewelry by Kalmbach
Jewel Loom Inspirations by Julianna C Avelar

Oldies But Goodies:

Gift book recommendations for 2015
Gift book recommendations for 2014
Gift book recommendations for 2013
Gift book recommendations for 2012


Robbie said…
Well, you just gave us a gift! All this info in one place! Bookmarked for sure! Thanks!!