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If there is anything that Beadphoria loves almost as much as beads, its books about beading. From time to time, Beadphoria will highlight a book from their library. Here is today’s title.
Title: Visual Quick Tips Beading
Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels
Levels: Beginner – Intermediate
This great little book condenses several beading books into one handy guide. Lot of pictures and easy to follow instructions make this book a must have in your beading library. The small size of Visual Quick Tips Beading makes it easy to take along. An added bonus is the book is spiral bound, so it lays flat when open on your work surface.
Beginners will find everything they need to know to start beading in one place. The book describes a multitude of beads and beading supplies. Next, it instructs on how to do basic stringing is such a way that beginners will be completing their first piece in no time.
More experienced jewelry makers will appreciate the many different techniques covered. Some of the topics are Peyote stitch, how to macramé with beads, making a beaded faux pendant bail, and several different ways to finish off your necklace or bracelet.
The appendix is extremely useful and includes a reference guide that has information that beader’s have always wanted in one place.
If you have any questions about beading, or beading books, feel free to contact me directly at 224-305-3321 or Suzann@Beadphoria.com . Always happy to share the joy of beading with you, Suzann Sladcik Wilson of www.Beadphoria.com .