eBook The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Basics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1101555149
  • ISBN-13: 9781101555149
  • DDC: 745.594
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Includes all the fundamentals readers need to know to enjoy the craft and create successful projects. Clear, well-illustrated instructions guide readers through each step of beading for jewelry and home crafts, including choosing a design and beads, selecting clasps and other findings, stringing on different materials, weaving off and on a loom, working with wire, and finishing any project.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Venerable, Adaptable Bead.
2: Beads, Beads, Everywhere!.
3: It's More than Beads.
4: Beading with a Plan: Design Basics.
5: Bead Stringing and Weaving Techniques.
6: Threads and More: What You Need to String a Bead.
7: All Strung Out: The Basics of Bead Stringing.
8: Dream Weavin': Off-Loom Bead Weaving.
9: Your Destiny Looms!: Getting Started Beading on a Loom.
10: Becoming a Loom-a-Tic.
11: Getting Wired!.
12: All Wired Up.
13: Connect-a-Bead: Basic Wirework Techniques.
14: In a Beaded Garden.
15: Beads on Fabric, Around the House, and More.
16: Beads in Stitches.
17: Elegant Embellishments.
18: Beads Everywhere: Decorating with Beadwork.
19: Work Safe, Work Organized.
20: Making Your Own Beads.
Some Useful Charts.