80 pages, fully illustrated, 8 color pages.|
This book uses size 10 seed beads to create
diamond-shaped pictorial earrings and pins. The
relatively large size of the beads
used makes the designs perfect for beginners, but the
53 new and original patterns will delight beaders of all
who enjoy making pictorial designs.
The book contains easy-to-follow basic instructions for
creating Diamond and Half-Diamond earrings using a two
needle brick stitch technique. All the steps of this
technique are fully illustrated. The addition of loop
and straight dangles is also completely
explained and illustrated.
Designs included are: Anchor, Cactus, Coral Snakes,
Cherries, Crab, Dollar Sign, Dream Keeper, Duck, Flower
Basket, Flying Dragon, Heart, Hot Air Balloon,
Humpty Dumpty, Ice Cream Cone, Kite,
Lion, Lobster, Long Neck Dinosaur, Moon and Stars,
Raggedy Ann, Seal, Starr, Swan, Teapot, Teddy Bear,
Tee-Pee, Tiger, Tulip, Turtle, Windmill and
Also included is a section of seasonal patterns that
Tree Top Angel, Bat, Bell, Black Cat, Bow, Birthday Cake
with Balloons, Easter Basket, Candy Cane, Fireworks,
Easter Bunny, Flag, Ghost, Pumpkin, Tin Soldier and
A great book for both the new and experienced beader
alike . . .
the basics plus lots of new patterns.
This is a book that you will enjoy and use.