Holiday Gift Guide
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Gifts & Deals
Apr 05, 2013
| ISBN 9781620332870
Apr 05, 2013 | ISBN 9781620332870
These designs for a wide variety of bags from the beading world’s top designers will amaze beginners as well as advanced beadworkers. These 30 projects include clutches, drawstring purses, wrist bags, amulet bags, and even a market bag. Featured are a variety of techniques leading to bags that are not only beautiful, but can often be completed in an evening or weekend, providing instant gratification. Included are tips to help start each project and clear demonstrations of each stitch used in the book. Each project includes information about the designer, giving a feel for the people in and the bead buzz surrounding this interesting and accessible community.
Jean Campbell is the senior 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.
"Consider this compact volume a take-along book of projects to dream upon." – Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot magazine"If you never thought about creating a beaded bag, the ideas shown within these 134 pages should spark a desire." – Embroiderers' Guild of America"The thirty projects are all quite different and are offered by a number of wonderful beaders… This is a fabulous book not to be overlooked if you love beaded accessories designed by some of the best in the beading arts!" — Pretty Kitty Dog Moon Jewelry"This is one book which can fit into a Christmas stocking!… The book showcases the work of some highly creative artists. It is an inspirational book especially for those who love both beads AND bags." –Beading Gem "Whether you're beading a bag for yourself or as a gift, you'll find beautiful photography, clear illustrations, and more than enough projects to inspire you for years to come." —Beading Arts
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