An ideal gift for someone who is just starting out making jewellery or if they already love making their own jewellery.
Bead-opedia is a concise yet comprehensive guide to all things related to the craft of beading. Covering the basics, plus intermediate and more advanced beading and knotting techniques, this book will give you the know-how you need to create jewelry and accessories you'll love to make and wear. With step-by-step instructions and clear images, it will help you easily pick up new techniques and master the ones you've developed.
Also included are 25 inspiring and fresh projects that utilize the latest and most popular beading techniques, including macrame, soutache, wire crochet, and many simpler techniques, like how to tie a double knot on elastic. Bead-opedia will provide you with the knowledge and confidence you'll need to experiment with new ideas, and by working your way through these techniques and projects, you'll be well on your way to creating your own beautiful jewelry. We are offering the book at the special price of £20.
Kerrie Monks, the owner of Kerrie Berrie, first started making jewelry over 15 years ago. In this book she collates her wealth of experience experimenting with new techniques and passing them on to beaders of all skill levels. Kerrie teaches beading workshops from her store, Kerrie Berrie. She lives in the UK.
~ Praise for the '-opedia' series ~
"This book is a great resource, whether you are just learning to crochet or are an experienced crocheter." —Crochet 1-2-3 on Crochet-opedia
"Taylor gives you the basics simply and to the point." —Sew Scatterbrained on Quilt-opedia
"This book is a great learning tool. If you've ever had the slightest interest in any form of embroidery before, then I highly recommend that you check out Stitch-opedia. I am certain that you will find everything you have ever wanted to know . . . and then some!" —Wee Share
~ Table of Contents ~
Equipment & Techniques
Beading, Stringing & Wire Work
Stitching & Knotting
Index and Credits
We hope you enjoy the book as much as we do! :-)