By Patti Medaris Culea
Beading, one of many oldest sorts of craft, can be a scorching new development and getting used in new functions. Beadwork, which has generally been utilized in type, domestic ornament, and jewellery, is achieving for brand new horizons and exhibiting up on quilts, journals, knits, crochet, and fiber arts of all types. during this ebook, writer Patti Medaris Culea and beading specialists Anne Hesse and Laura McCabe illustrate new methods of utilizing numerous bead recommendations to brighten the fabric doll. Sections comprise the fundamentals of beadwork, beaded vegetation for her hair, bead embroidered faces, starbursts (using crystals to reinforce the figure), and wings and issues (creating wings, crowns, and footwear with beads). each one bankruptcy provides a special form of beading program intimately, with complete directions. thoughts are highlighted with step by step pictures. A gallery of interpretations of an identical trend via major artists is integrated for additional inspiration.