Modern Beaded Lace: Beadweaving Techniques for Stunning Jewelry Designs
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Learn the secrets of making beautiful beaded lace!
In Modern Beaded Lace, beadweaver extraordinaire Cynthia Newcomer translates her love for lace into exquisite beaded creations. Using basic beadweaving stitches, she transforms delicate seed beads and sparkling crystals into flowers, leaves, and scrolls, which become stunning necklaces, pendants, bracelets, earrings, and rings. Cynthia shares everything you need to know to create gorgeous beaded lace, including:
An overview of the elements of traditional lace and how to translate them into beaded designs
Instructions for the basic beadweaving stitches used in weaving beaded lace, including herringbone, peyote, right angle weave, and square stitch
Step-by-step, fully illustrated instructions for creating 18 jewelry projects
Tips and inspiration for designing your own beaded lace baubles
It’s easier than you imagine to make showstopping beaded lace jewelry!
|Dimensions||209 × 276 mm|
Cynthia Newcomer Daniel
Cynthia Newcomer Daniel has been beading and making jewelry for nearly 50 years. She has spent many years making lace, including: needle lace, punto in aria, bobbin lace, crochet lace, tatted lace, macrame, and embroidered laces including hardanger, cut work, and pulled work. Seed beads have always reminded her of the stitches and knots in lace; she was very excited to discover that beaded lace works up beautifully, and finishes so much faster than lace made with thread alone. Cynthia's work has been featured in Marcia DeCoster Presents (Lark 2013), Beads in Motion (Lark 2013), Sabine Lippert's Beadwork Evolution (Lark 2014), and today's top beading magazines, Beadwork and Bead & Button.
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