The New Beadweaving
Great Projects With Innovative MaterialsBook - 2004
Master craftswoman Ann Benson turns beading into a beautiful art with these fresh and stylish woven designs for jewelry, clothing, and decorative items. The appealing techniques range from loom weaving to brickstitching, and a primer with all the basics covers each method so beaders can get going right away. An Irish Sunset brooch features classic Celtic knotwork and exquisite stitchery pearls and stones add extra dimension to the pin. A Heart Ornament, done with filet beading, makes a great gift for a loved one. Or stitch and bead a Kilim Rug, Kimono, Pretty Bridal Bag, Bargello Lamp, and Sunset Panel.