Best Beadwork Books
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1. Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners: Step-by-Step Instructions for Beautiful Designs
Author: by Cecilia Leibovitz
Published at: Rockridge Press (November 19, 2019)
Gorgeous beaded jewelry, handcrafted by youa beginner’s guideEver seen an amazing piece of beaded jewelry and wondered how it was made? Now you have the secrets! Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners is a comprehensive guide that shows you how to make incredible necklaces, earrings, and bracelets that you’ll love wearing and sharing.
Perfect for people new to jewelry making, Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners walks you through the process of creating nearly two-dozen different designs. Master everything from picking the perfect beads to making your own findings (functional pieces, like clasps and earring wires).
You’ll even get helpful advice for starting your own jewelry line. The bedazzling world of beading awaitsmake it yours! Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners includes:Beading for beginnersDiscover a wide variety of beads, must-have tools, and techniques (including bead stringing, knotting, and wire wrapping) that every aspiring jeweler needs to know.
Practice makes perfectHone your skills on Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners’ 21 stylish designseach featuring detailed instructions that let you know the necessary supplies and skills. Craft into businessFinished some pieces but not sure what to do with them? Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners offers professional advice on how to promote and sell your work.
2. Timeless Wire Weaving: The Complete Course
Author: by Lisa Barth
Published at: Kalmbach Books (October 7, 2014)
Timeless Wire Weaving focuses on developing wirework skills through 13 projects using three classic wire weaving techniques: coiling, wrapping, and weaving. The projects are built around a focal cabochon and incorporate seed beads and crystals in imaginative ways. Designers learn to make the jewelry shown in the book, and they also use the techniques learned to create innovative jewelry pieces of their own.
3. Kumihimo Basics and Beyond: 24 Braided and Beaded Jewelry Projects on the Kumihimo Disk
Author: by Rebecca Ann Combs
Published at: Kalmbach Books (November 5, 2013)
Kumihimo Basics and Beyond presents techniques for creating all-cord braids and beaded braids, then teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewelry. Short demonstrations of the key techniques needed for each project are presented in easy-to-grasp portions, allowing beaders to learn and practice as they go.
Rebecca Combs demystifies tricky kumihimo math by providing detailed supply lists for each project in the book, plus teaches beaders how to calculate the amount of fiber and how many beads they’ll need for their future kumihimo projects.
4. DMC Color Chart Book for Diamond Painting : The Complete Table: 2019 DMC Color Card
Author: by Diamond Painting 911
Published at: Diamond Painting 911 (January 21, 2019)
35% OFF!Available for 29.99 $19.49! On Special Sale Until December 21. DMC Color chart card for Diamond PaintingSecond Edition / 4 Charts StylesThis is a printed hard copy for all 456 colors of DMC Resin Diamonds for Painting with Diamonds Kits. This dmc color chart card book is single sided printing, contains 4 styles of dmc color charts for your diamond painting projects.
These reference dmc color charts provide the DMC number, color description and a color swatch of each diamond color sorted numerically and by shade. 2 of these charts are full page, all colors in one page, 2 other charts are zoomed and split to several pages.
Today I’m going to show you the 2nd edition of our very eective DMC Color Chart Book for 2019. In fact, I recently used this exact book to assign DMC codes to a batch of unlabelled drills. You might already know that DMC uses over 450 colors But what are they?
Some are clearly dierent. Some are very similar. Tey can be difcult to distinguish from one another. But they’re all here. Well, you’re in for a treat! Because I’ve put together a complete list in this book! I recently updated this book to this second edition, providing you with 4 dierent charts: Chart #1: DA VINCI Chart Chart #2: WARHOL Chart Chart #3: VAN GOGH Chart Chart #4: PICASSO ChartAnd the best thing is that every chart has a special column to glue drills next to each color.
5. Learn to Weld: Beginning MIG Welding and Metal Fabrication Basics
Author: by Stephen Christena
Published at: Crestline Books; Illustrated edition (October 10, 2014)
In Learn to Weld, teach yourself to be a master of the craft with the step-by-step instructions, learning tools and troubleshooting for your welding needs. This book has instructions on Master MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding. And the metal fabrication techniques you need to repair, create, and duplicate projects in your home welding studio.
Learn to Weld starts with the basics: setting up your studio, the right safety gear and safety procedures, and the equipment and materials you will need to begin with welding. With the help of step-by-step metalworking photos and tutorials, you will learn detailed techniques for cutting and grinding, and for joinery using a MIG welder.
The book also contains a complete index for easy troubleshooting and quick reference. Everything you need to get started welding is inside the thorough DIY book. Practice the techniques and projects and you’ll soon be able to repair, create, and duplicate metal fabrication projects in your own welding studio.
6. Little Bead Boxes: 12 Miniature Containers Built with Beads
Author: by Julia Pretl
Published at: Quarry Books; Illustrated edition (October 1, 2006)
A charming assortment of one-of-a-kind miniature boxes in a variety of shapes for all skill levels.Julia S. Pretl offers crafters her original method for creating decorative beaded boxes and lids in a wide range of surface designs and shapes.
Working only with cylinder and seed beads, needle and thread, crafters can create an impressive array of clever and colorful miniature containers. With step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow word graphs and patterns, Pretl leads the reader through the techniques for creating three-sided, five-sided, and six-sided rectangular, square, and stacked boxes.
Four-color photographs of each of the 12 designs introduce each set of instructions. Detailed drawings illustrate the beading techniques.
7. Beaded Embroidery Stitching: 125 Stitches to Embellish with Beads, Buttons, Charms, Bead Weaving & More; 8+ Projects
Author: by Christen Brown
Published at: C&T Publishing (April 7, 2019)
Add dimension and luster to your sewing projects with 125 decorative bead embroidery and bead woven stitches! Embellish 8 stunning projects from bedazzled jewelry to wallhangings and a sewing caddy. Search both the complete visual guide (with stitches organized by type) and the A-to-Z stitch index for easy reference.
A robust gallery of features beaded creations in a variety of skill levels, perfect for embroiderers, craft sewists, crazy quilters, mixed media artists, and jewelry makers.
8. Bead Stitching Handbook
Author: by Bead&Button magazine
Published at: Kalmbach Books (February 1, 2019)
Bead stitchers looking for information and instructions for the major bead stitches will find it all in Bead Stitching Handbook. This complete reference to bead stitching techniques the only one of its kind just for stitching includes clear, step-by-step illustrations and instructions for 15 different bead stitches, plus variations and lots of tips.
Ideal for advanced beginners and experienced bead stitchers looking for accurate, in-depth information, this all-in-one resource also covers other stitching-related techniques like bead embroidery, soutache, and loomwork. Finally, the book includes information on beading materials, beads, thread, tools, weaves, knots, and much more.
Each stitch is demonstrated with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations, then demonstrated in a sample project so bead stitchers can see and understand how each stitch is applied. All instructions and projects are written by the contributors and editors of Bead&Button magazine, the original and most comprehensive beading magazine available today.
9. 200 Beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets: An Indispensable Compendium of Technical Know-How and Troubleshooting Tips (200 Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets)
Author: by Jean Power
Published at: St. Martin's Griffin; Original edition (October 13, 2009)
Just like having an expert on call 24 hours a day-here are the answers to any beading questions or dilemmas you might have. Whether stringing, wiring, or beadweaving, step-by-step photographs, diagrams, and clear instructions will guide you through each stage of your work.
The techniques are organized in the order you need them when making a project, from using the right tools and materials to finishing tips for neat, professional results-or you can dip in for help with a particular problem. Learn about creative knotwork, quick and easy stringing, and how to work with wire.
Mix vintage and modern beads, incorporate charms and findings in your work, and rescale and design your own patterns. Whether you’re using large glass beads, crystal, or seed beads, using wirework techniques or stitches, making jewelry as gifts or to sell, 200 beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets has all the answers.
10. How To Weld (Motorbooks Workshop)
Author: by Todd Bridigum
Published at: Motorbooks; 1st edition (August 25, 2008)
Welding is a skill that any do-it-yourself enthusiast needs in his or her arsenal. How to Weld is the perfect introduction for newbies and an excellent refresher for veteran welders-a work so comprehensive that most readers won’t need any further instruction.
In How to Weld, a bestselling installment in the Motorbooks Workshop series, AWS-certified welding instructor Todd Bridigum thoroughly describes process and art of fusing metals, including:Tools and equipment commonly usedTypes of metals and their weldabilityWelding techniquesShop and site safetyTypes of joints.
In addition, all popular types of welding variants are covered, including gas welding, shielded metal arc (or stick) welding, gas metal arc welding (MIG), gas tungsten arc welding (TIG), brazing, soldering, and even metal cutting. Each skills section concludes with a series of exercises, each illustrated with captioned sequential color photography, to fully explain and detail the techniques learned.
Mechanics, automotive enthusiasts, farmers, metalworkers, and other DIYers who can’t bond metal can’t make repairs and they can’t createin short, they can’t do much of anything except bolt together pre-made parts. With this thorough and completely illustrated all-color tutorial by an experienced college-level instructor, readers can get on the path fabricating and fixing metals on their own.
11. The Knotting & Braiding Bible: A complete creative guide to making knotted jewellery
Author: by Dorothy Wood
Published at: David & Charles; Illustrated edition (July 25, 2014)
The most comprehensive guide to knotting and braiding techniques with literally hundreds of illustrated techniques from bestselling author and crafter, Dorothy Wood. Ideal for both experienced makers as well as younger friendship bracelet makers, Dorothy shows you how to master hundreds of knotting and braiding techniques to create stunning jewelry and accessories.
Techniques cover kumihimo (braiding), plaiting, knotting (including macrame) and fusion, with techniques for adding beads, using different cords/wire and attaching findings. Easy to follow step-by-step instruction and photography will help you to learn each of the different techniques. Choose from a selection of project ideas to refine your new skills including jewelry, accessories and home decor to create beautiful gifts and home decorations.
12. Art Makers: Papier-Mache: A step-by-step guide to creating more than a dozen adorable projects!
Author: by Sarah Hand
Published at: Walter Foster Publishing (March 2, 2021)
Papier-mch is backand not just for kids! In this third book in the Art Makers series, artists of all skill levels, crafty families, and others will love learning to work with their hands to make and then create with papier-mch.
The perfect tactile and environmentally conscious art form, papier-mch uses simple, affordable, and recyclable tools and can be made easily at home. This accessible guide covers the tools, materials, and techniques for making papier-mch, followed by step-by-step projects for making quirky, whimsical, folk artinspired: Home dcorGiftsJewelryDollsAnimal figurinesAnd much more An inspiration gallery provides even more ideas for using this flexible medium.
Art Makers: Papier-Mch is the perfect book for anyone wanting to get started with this fun, easy technique, or for those who want to revisit the joy of making papier-mch from their childhood. The Art Makers series is designed for beginning artists and arts-and-crafts enthusiasts who are interested in experiencing fun hands-on mediums, including polymer clay and embroidery.
13. Beader's Guide: Peyote Stitch: Fresh projects to perfect your skills
Author: by Bead&Button magazine
Published at: Kalmbach Books (October 10, 2019)
Bead stitchers who want to perfect their peyote stitch skills will find plenty of inspiration in Beader’s Guide: Peyote Stitch. This in-depth look at the most popular beading stitch covers all the possibilities of peyote stitch, from traditional to contemporary, in 20+ fantastic projects.
Ideal for advanced beginners and intermediate stitchers, Beader’s Guide: Peyote Stitch opens with a thorough guide to this versatile stitch. The book covers variations on the stitch, including flat, two-drop, circular, tubular, shaped, and the new peytwist variation, which reproduces the look of bead crochet.
Beaders will work the stitch using common and popular beads Delicas, seed beads, two-hole, and shaped beads in all kinds of colors and finishes. All instructions and projects are written by the contributors and editors of Bead&Button magazine and fully tested for accuracy.
This essential guide will appeal to every beader.
14. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading
Author: by Chris Franchetti Michaels
Published at: Visual; 1st edition (October 8, 2007)
A step-by-step, full-color VISUAL guide to the art of jewelry making A 2006 study found that beading and jewelry making is the nation’s sixth most popular craft. This guide shows readers how to do everything from basic bead stringing to wire wrapping, all in the series’ easy-to-follow, full-color format.
The book includes 20 detailed patterns for making earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more.
15. Beadcraft: Pokemon-themed Fuse Bead Patterns!
Author: by Johnathan Roy
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 27, 2017)
Catch and craft ’em all! Check out our other Beadcraft books, including Minecraft, Emoji, Vehicle, Space, and Christmas patterns! Beadcraft patterns work with Perler, Qixels, Bloxels, Hama, Artkal, Simbrix, Bitsy Beads, Fuse, Melty, Nabbi, Pyslla, Minecraft Crafting Table, and many other fuse bead or crafting cube kits!
Bring your favorite Pokemon to life, then use them in your battles for an awesome, realistic experience. Each pattern is provided in a easy-to-follow grid format. The designs range from simple to complex, making it perfect for any age group.
Ideal for birthday parties, craft events, and all Pokemon lovers! This fun-filled pattern book is printed in full-color to help bring your creations to life, and makes a great gift. Beadcraft patterns also work for cross-stitch, embroidery, and quilting!
16. First Time Jewelry Making: The Absolute Beginner's Guide–Learn By Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + Projects (First Time, 7)
Author: by Tammy Powley
Published at: Quarry Books (March 26, 2019)
With the expert guidance of jewelry-making expert Tammy Powley in First Time Jewelry Making, your goal is within reach. The detailed descriptions of materials and easy step-by-step instructions for a variety of techniques will have you making earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more in no time.
The book guides you through the basics for a variety of jewelry mediums and methods, from bead stringing and wirework to chain making, metalwork, resin, and more. Simple projects like the Red Rhapsody Beaded Chain Bracelet, the Silver Metal Clay Link Earrings, and the Japanese Paper Ladybug Resin Pendant introduce you to skills you’ll use often as you continue to learn about and explore jewelry making.
With First Time Jewelry Making, you’ll soon be creating your own amazing jewelry designs with confidence.