Don’t worry, bead happy! If you’re someone who loves to work with beads…to imagine all kinds of possibilities for dazzling your home and jewelry box…to express your creativity with the cost-effective yet glitzy art of beading…then you’ve landed at the right place. Beaded Gifts, an instructional booklet on everything beads— including 8 exciting projects with 15 colorful photographs—packs in precisely what you need to know to bead beautifully. With two introductory lessons on beading technique, this handy-dandy guide is the perfect primer for beginners as well as a refresher for pros.
Dress up your home and wardrobe without spending a heap. Forget about expensive materials or costly classes. All you need are a few beads to make the darling bracelets, necklaces, and easy-to-complete trims showcased throughout. Don’t have a bead stash of your own? No problem! Beaded Gifts also teaches you how to make your own colorful beads out of fabric. Those fabric scraps you’ve been holding onto are about to be put to good use.
Soak in the value—from the high-level expert advice to the lowest of low price. With Beaded Gifts you’ll gain the best how-to advice and sewing techniques from the experts at Threads magazine. Each of the 8 projects comes with clear, simple, step-by-step instructions for quick-to-make pretty projects. And in addition to the simplicity is the value—each project costs just a little more than a dollar. Try finding patterns at that price!