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A-Z of Bead Embroidery by Sue Gardner is the 13th book of the highly successful A-Z series. It's an essential guide for beginners and experienced needleworkers. Over 440 step-by-step photos and 30 designs.


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AZ Bead Embroidery

A-Z of Bead Embroidery
Discover the Delights of Bead Embroidery

Author: Sue Gardner
Pages: 128
Page size: 8" x 10"
Publisher: Quilter's Resource Publications
Cover: Soft Cover
Item Code: 4G0BE020

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Add some sparkle to your embroidery. This easy to use book features more than 30 stunning and versatile projects. With over 440 step-by-step photographs it brings bead embroider within the reach of anyone who can thread a needle.

Find out how to work tambour beading, breadpoint, padded beading, how to handle sequins and bugle begs, and so much more. Discover the best tools for the task and learn to identify different beads by their size, shape, and finish. Full of fascinating hints and gems of information.

Table of Contents

General Information
5
Method 1- whip stitch
32
Beads
6
Method 2- back stitch
33
Types of Beads
6
Tambour work
33
Glass bead finishes
7
Making a spool holder
34
Sizes of beads
7
Preparing the hoop
34
Other materials
7
Securing the thread at the beginning
35
Fabrics
7
Ending off the thread
36
Threads
7
Attaching beads
37
Tools and Equipment
8
Attaching sequins
38
Needles
8
Designs
39
Hoops and frames
8
Starflower
40
Needle threaders and grabbers
9
Pandora's Garden
43
Storage containers
10
Japonica
46
Bead mats
10
Victoriana
48
Waxes and conditioners
10
Siam
50
Scissors
10
Marie Antoinette
52
Pliers
11
Magnolia
56
Transferring designs
13
Dragonfly
59
Stitches and Techniques
14
Duchess
62
Attaching a single seed or cylinder bead
14
Punica
64
Method 1- whip stitch
15
Roseline
66
Method 2- back stitch
15
Ruby
70
Method 3- keeping the hole at the top
16
Summer's Jewels
72
Attaching a pair of beads
17
Gloriosa
75
Attaching multiple beads
17
Sampler
78
Method 1- whip stitch
18
Twilight's Breath
80
Method 2- back stitch through each bead
19
Papillon
84
Method 3- back stitch through selected beads
20
Shimmer
86
Method 4- couching using two needles
21
Rainbow Whorls
88
Method 5- couching
21
Edgings and Fringes
89
Method 6- lazy squaw
22
Cleopatra
92
Method 7- lazy stitch
23
Borealis
94
Attaching a single bugle bead
23
Pearl
96
Method 1- whip stitch
24
Alice's Garden
98
Method 2- back stitch
25
Blue Lotus
100
Method 3- detached chain
26
Lasiandra
102
Bead loops
26
Irish moss
104
Circle of beads
27
Nightshade
106
Attaching a bead to the end of the a bead
27
Millefiori
108
Beadpoint
27
Killarny
110
Waste knot
28
Baroque
112
Long back stitch
28
Water's Edge
114
Short back stitch
29
Patterns
124
Alternating long and short back stitch
30
Index
126
Attaching a single sequin
31
Other Country Bumpkin publications
128
Attaching multiple sequins
31
Acknowledgments 

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