Beader's Stash eBook: Designs from America's Favorite Bead Shops

Take a beading journey across two countries with the Beader's Stash eBook, an inside look at the finest bead shops in the United States and Canada.
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Take a beading journey across two countries with the Beader's Stash eBook, and get an inside look at the finest bead shops in the United States and Canada. This collection of more than 39 amazing projects showcases beads in every form, from jewelry, home decor, accessories, and more. Get a peek inside the thriving world of the bead shop, pick up insider tips, and learn countless ways to conquer your bead stash!

Beginners will find an array of inventive stringing and wireworking projects, while advanced beaders will delight in the original and whimsical ideas. Find a variety of design ideas from traditional to cutting edge—all projects were selected for their sense of style and unique use of materials.

Projects include necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings, home decor, art, and more. You'll find a Tic Tac Toe board art deco piece, colorful beaded lanterns with a musical flair, a fuzzy felted beads bracelet with magnetized clasps, a classic picture pendant necklace that appears vintage but uses modern materials, a spiritual talisman lariat and bracelet, a feminine turquoise bolo, a gorgeous mosaic bead tray, decoupage tote bag, and much more.

Techniques range from stringing, weaving, loomwork, felting, bead embroidery, wire wrapping, soldering, and more. Beader's Stash includes a "Beading 101" section, an illustrated techniques glossary, bead shop directory, and bead shop insider tips.

So what are you waiting for? Grab the Beader's Stash eBook, pop in the front door of that bead shop you've always wanted to visit, have a look around, meet the staff, and sit in on a class. You will walk away inspired!

SKU: EP5078

Author/Speaker/Editor: Laura Levaas

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781620330333

Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Bead Shop Honor Roll

Project by Type

Necessary Necklaces
-Textured Links Necklace
-Ice Trap Lariat
-Picture Perfect
-Sea Foam Spirals
-Curly Q's
-Gems of the Earth
-Talisman Lariat and Bracelet
-Twisted Fringe Tassels
-Wild, Wild Bolo
-Loopy Ladders
-Crystal Haze
-Femme Fatale Collar
-Stream of Consciousness
-Feelin' Free

Around Your Waist
-Opposites Attract
-Talisman Lariat and Bracelet
-Kiwi Serpentine
-Patterned Peyote Rings Bracelet
-Optical Illusion Cuff
-Stretchy Button Vines
-Teardrops and Ruffles Beaded Beads Bracelets
-Frida
-Water Lily Bracelet

For Your Ears
-Spirals and Squiggles Earrings
-Classy Crystal Clusters
-Stream of Consciousness
-Star Gazing in Santa Fe
-Gold Pearl Goddess Earrings

Accessorize
-Collage Carryall
-Retro Rosette Brooch
-Venetian Zing Ring
-Dancing Dragonfly
-Seed Bead Snowflake Buttons

Around the House
-Bohemian Breeze Lantern
-Black Tie Affair and Green Apple Glitz Martini Sticks
-Wispy Wire Earring Stand
-Twisted Fringe Tassels
-Koi Lagoon Mosaic
-Color Play Collage
-Doorway Dangles
-Let's Play Tic-Tac-Toe
-Positively Pretty Poinsettas

Beading Basics
Directory of Bead Shops
Index
About the Author

Laura Levaas is a former marketing manager for Interweave Press. In a past life, she was a journalist and freelance writer for newspapers, magazines, and online publications. In her spare time, she beads, knits, and adds to her continuously growing stash of beads and yarns. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Perfect for beginner and advanced alike.... there is something for everyone. -Upper Midwest Bead Society

Will inspire both beginning and expert beaders… Loaded with photographs and illustrations sure to put anyone in a beading mood. -Bangor Daily News

Beader’s Stash showcases beads in every form--jewelry, home décor, and accessories--and offers something for everyone. -BeadBugle.com

SKU: EP5078

Author/Speaker/Editor: Laura Levaas

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781620330333

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