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Table Of Contents

Introduction
What Is It About Beads?
How Do I Learn Beading?
Planning a Design
Beading TLC
A World of Choices
What Are Seed Beads?
Delica Beads
Czech Glass Beads
WOUND GLASS
Wound Glass
Lampwork Glass Beads
Choosing Colors That Last
BIRTHSTONES
Birthstones
Gemstones and Healing
Beading Essentials
Clasps
Bead Caps
Working with Silver
Working with Gold
Handling and Storage
Beading On-the-Go
Beading Needles
Beading Threads
Threading Tips
On a “String”
All About Crimps
STRINGING TOOLS
Stringing Tools
STRINGING SHORTCUTS
Stringing Shortcuts
Bracelets and Necklaces
Memory Wire
Stretch Cord
Multiple Strands
Tricky Stringing Solutions
LEATHER CORD
Leather Cord
Defining Wirework
Types of Wire
Wire Tools
Tool Tips
Making Jewelry Components
Bead Weaving Defined
Peyote Stitch
Square Stitch
Ladder Stitch
Brick Stitch
NDEBELE STITCH
Ndebele Stitch
Ndebele stitch
RIGHT-ANGLE WEAVE
Right-Angle Weave
Netting
Threading Techniques
BEADED OBJECTS
Beaded Objects
Loom Weaving Defined
Using the Loom
Troubleshooting
Making Fringe
Beads and Fiber Arts
Making Bracelets
Branching Out
Working with Patterns
Knitting with Beads
Bead Embroidery
Choosing a Project
Broken Strings
CLASPS AND CRIMPS
Clasps and Crimps
BEADED BAGS
Beaded Bags
VINTAGE REPAIR
Vintage Repair
MOUNTING AND FRAMING
Mounting and Framing
Glossary
Resources
Acknowledgments
Index
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The Beading Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask

The Beading Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask

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Beads are rocking and rolling their way across the country! From Austrian crystals to tiny Japanese seed beads, fine pearls, semi-precious stones, and handmade glass, the variety of beads and combinations is irresistible for more than 500,000 crafters in the U.S.The Beading Answer Book puts to rest the fears of every unstrung beader with illustrated instructions and insightful advice for solving every problem they may face. Beadwork instructor and author Karen Morris has assembled more than 200 of the most vexing questions her students ask and offers skillful advice on how to resolve every dilemma. Whether it's a beginner trying to choose the right supplies for a simple necklace or an advanced crafter wanting to master the details of off-loom weaving or knitting and crocheting with beads, The Beading Answer Book is sure to be an indispensable reference. It's designed in an appealing small format that can be tucked inside any beader's supply box. Night or day, any time of the week, this wise companion is always available to unravel those pesky beading questions that can tie bead enthusiasts up in knots.
Beads are rocking and rolling their way across the country! From Austrian crystals to tiny Japanese seed beads, fine pearls, semi-precious stones, and handmade glass, the variety of beads and combinations is irresistible for more than 500,000 crafters in the U.S.The Beading Answer Book puts to rest the fears of every unstrung beader with illustrated instructions and insightful advice for solving every problem they may face. Beadwork instructor and author Karen Morris has assembled more than 200 of the most vexing questions her students ask and offers skillful advice on how to resolve every dilemma. Whether it's a beginner trying to choose the right supplies for a simple necklace or an advanced crafter wanting to master the details of off-loom weaving or knitting and crocheting with beads, The Beading Answer Book is sure to be an indispensable reference. It's designed in an appealing small format that can be tucked inside any beader's supply box. Night or day, any time of the week, this wise companion is always available to unravel those pesky beading questions that can tie bead enthusiasts up in knots.

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