The New Beader's Companion eBook: Expanded and Updated

For years, The Beader's Companion has been an essential tool in every beader's toolbox. Now, with this expanded and updated eBook by two of the most respected beaders, it's sure to be indispensable

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This indispensable revised eBook by Jean Campbell and Judith Durant features:
  • The well-loved definitions, illustrations, and clear step-by-step instructions from the first edition
  • A must-read new section about semiprecious stone beads
  • New products (like stringing materials and synthetic waxes), time-saving tricks, and updated instruction about off-loom stitches, stringing, embroidering, knitting, and crocheting with beads, and finishing ideas (like picot edging and branched fringe)
  • Easy reference charts and sidebar tips to ensure success in both on- and off-loom weaving techniques, bead knitting, knotting, wirework, and more
  • Full-color photos of beads and handmade swatches of every stitch and knot
Don't be surprised if you find this eBook a constant companion - your Beader's Companion.

Bead Types
Common Semiprecious Stone Bead Types
Types of Glass and Finishes Used for Beads
Bead Sizing
Stringing Materials
Waxes and Conditioners
Glues and Adhesives
Off-Loom Stitches
Loom Techniques
Stringing Beads
Embroidery Techniques
Knitting with Beads
Crochet with Beads
Beaded Finishings
Beader's Graph Paper


Jean is a freelance craft editor and author. She is the founding editor of Interweave’s Beadwork magazine and has written and edited more than 40 books, most recently including CPi’s Beadwork Inspired by Art: Impressionist Jewelry and Accessories and Beadwork Inspired by Art: Art Nouveau Jewelry and Accessories. Other recent books include The New Beader's Companion, Getting Started Stringing Beads, Beaded Weddings, The Art of Beaded Beads, Beadwork Creates Jewelry, and Beading with Crystals. Jean is the senior editor of Interweave’s Beading Daily, and has appeared on the DIY Jewelry Making Show, The Shay Pendray Show, and PBS' Beads, Baubles, and Jewels where she gives how-to instructions, provides inspiration, and offers crafting advice.

SKU: EP5433

Author/Speaker/Editor: Judith Durant

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781620330463

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