Bracelets, Buttons & BroochesBook - 2007
A colorful handbook for beaders of every skill level demonstrates how to utilize a few basic beadwork techniques to create beautiful beaded brooches, buttons, bracelets, and more, with step-by-step illustrations and instructions on basic jewelry-making skills that can be used to create twenty-four innovative projects. Original. 10,000 first printing.
Brooches, Buttons & Bracelets teaches you how to use a few basic beadwork techniques to create a beautiful beaded brooch, a button to adorn a favorite jacket, or a stunning bracelet with an attitude all its own. Whether you prefer using existing buttons, or designing you own, this beautiful bead book will help you expand your basic skills, through 200+ step-by-step photos and illustrations of techniques including peyote stitch, brick stitch, ladder stitch and fringe, features in 24 projects. In addition, you'll discover instructions for two types of cabochon beadwork and bead encasing.