Getting Started Stringing Beads eBook

The Getting Started Stringing Beads eBook is perfect for people with absolutely no beading knowledge and carefully guides them through every aspect making jewelry by stringing.
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Would you like to make your own handcrafted bead jewelry but just don't know how or where to begin? Well, now you do! Getting Started Stringing Beads eBook is perfect for people with absolutely no beading knowledge and carefully guides them through every aspect making jewelry by stringing (that is, threading wire or thread through beads). This must-have book features more than 100 color photographs and illustrations that walk you step-by-step through going to a bead shop, selecting beads, what to do when you get them home, and basic stringing materials. It also teaches how to secure wire with crimps, tie knots, and work with findings.

As you learn to bead, you'll be making more than 25 fun and appealing projects such as a flashy Findings Charm Bracelet that gives you a heads up on connectors; tasteful earrings in four style: drop, line, hoop, and chandelier; and invaluable classic jewelry designs from the Simple Bracelet to the more challenging Two-Strand Matinee necklace.

An abundance of tips and bead resources will keep your creative juices percolating while you create the jewelry you've only dreamed of making - until now! You won't want to be left without the Getting Started Stringing Beads eBook.

Table of Contents
1 Bead Shopping Experience
Getting Started
Bead Types
Stringing Materials
Tools

2 The Basics from Start to Finish
Strining Beads
Crimping
Knotting
Wireworking
A String and a Thing
All about Findings
-Findings Charm Bracelet

3 A Bunch of Beads
Making Some Designs
-One, Two, One, Two
-One, One, One, One
-Pendant
-Pretties all in a Row
-Random

4 Your Focal Bead
Five Stringing Ideas for Focal Beads
-Simply Red
-Big Red
-Crimson Sonata
-Heartbeat Samba
-Vermillion Bucks

5 Earrings!
Drops
Hoops
Line
Chandelier

6 Some Design Ideas
Classic Jewelry Designs
More Design Ideas
Even MORE Design Ideas

7 Tips
Tips
Resources
Index
About the Author
Jean Campbell is the editor of Beadwork magazine. She is the author of Beaded Gifts and Beader's Companion and the editor of the Beadwork Creates series. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

SKU: EP4002

Author/Speaker/Editor: Jean Campbell

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596689480