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Jun 27, 2017
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Jun 27, 2017 | ISBN 9781632506252
Everything you need to know about peyote stitch in the palm of your hand! Dive in to peyote stitch with this essential reference guide from bead designer, author, and former Beadwork magazine Editor Melinda Barta. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn peyote stitch or a seasoned beader looking for expert advice, you're sure to improve your skills as you explore expert tips and helpful hints within the pages of The Peyote Stitch Companion. This handy beading companion covers everything from the basics of peyote stitch to fun variations, troubleshooting, and more. Plus, learn how to peyote stitch with two-hole SuperDuos, bricks, and other new shaped beads. With more than 165 illustrations along with easy-to-follow instructions from Melinda, you're sure to become a peyote stitch pro! You'll learn to: • Overcome frustrations of the first few stitches with tips on how to hold your beadwork. • Troubleshoot problem areas with helpful hints for proper thread tension, what to do when you miss a stitch, break a bead, or need to make a bead substitution. • Spend more time beading when you learn how to join new thread directly to old thread. • Explore fun variations including two-needle peyote stitch, odd-count peyote stitch variations, and diagonal peyote stitch.
Melinda Barta is editor of Beadwork magazine. In her Beadwork column, Custom Cool, she teaches beaders of all skill levels how to create custom components using beadweaving stitches. Melinda is the author of the best-selling books Custom Cool Jewelry (Interweave,… More about Melinda Barta
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