Bead Weaving and Embroidery with Miyuki Beads: Instructions for Brick Stitch, Peyote Stitch, Square Stitch, and Loom Work; 100 Weaving Patterns (Paperback)
Get started bead weaving with Miyuki seed beads With this introductory book, you will learn how to work the four main bead weaving techniques: brick stitch, peyote stitch, square stitch, and loom weaving. Even if you've never worked with beads before, you'll learn all the materials and skills needed to begin. The stitches are explained in easy-to-understand steps and photos, with troubleshooting tips for success. Now you are ready to weave any of the 100 bead patterns in the book. Make geometric patterns, sweet birds, beautiful flowers, and a myriad of other colorful patterns. These designs can then be used to make necklaces, earrings, bracelets, pins, or rings; or be used as embellishments for clothing, handbags, wall hangings, and so much more. Instructions for how to make these items are included, along with many suggestions to foster your own creativity. Why not use your seed beads for further embellishing? With just a few easy embroidery stitches you can add beads to almost anything Also combine your embroidery with your bead weaving for even more designs. There is so much fun to be had with beads.