Author(s): Dorothy Wood
Over 50 Fast and Fabulous Ideas for Crafting with Beads This book combines beads with other crafting mediums to create over 50 fabulous projects that are quick to complete. It explores the different beads available to today's crafters, often in easy-to-apply forms, such as ready-strung glass seed beads, beaded motifs and accent beads. It contains illustrated, step-by-step projects that show in detail how to create the beaded craft projects, and inspiration spreads that provide further ideas for using the beads to their full potential, including gorgeous greetings cards.
Dorothy Wood is a prolific author, with a diploma in Advanced Embroidery and Textiles from Goldsmith's College, London. She has written over a dozen craft books, contributed to many more and writes for magazines such as Crafts Beautiful. This is her fifth book with D&C. She lives in Osgathorpe, Leics.
Introduction; Materials, equipment and techniques; Projects; Bead Strings: Beaded Fruit; Bead Fringing: Embellished Cushion; Beaded Trims: Dolly Bag; Beads & Glass Paint: Cocktail Glasses; Beads & Felt: Journal; Beads & Memory Wire: Necklace; Beads & Fimo: Decorative Pot; Beaded Jewellery: Charm Bracelet; Beaded Motifs: Shoulder Bag; Accent Beads: Christmas Decorations; Beaded Fabric: Box Lid; Beads & Paper: Photograph Album; Beads & Wire: Pretty Bracelet; Beads & Ribbon: Patchwork Cushion; Large Beads: Daytime Bag; Beads & Metal Foil: Candle Holder; templates; suppliers; index.