By Patti Medaris Culea, Laura McCabe
Beading, one of many oldest types of craft, is usually a sizzling new development and getting used in new functions. Beadwork, which has in most cases been utilized in style, domestic ornament, and jewellery, is attaining for brand spanking new horizons and exhibiting up on quilts, journals, knits, crochet, and fiber arts of every kind. during this booklet, writer Patti Medaris Culea and beading specialists Anne Hesse and Laura McCabe illustrate new methods of utilizing a variety of bead thoughts to decorate the fabric doll. Sections comprise the fundamentals of beadwork, beaded plant life for her hair, bead embroidered faces, starbursts (using crystals to augment the figure), and wings and issues (creating wings, crowns, and footwear with beads). each one bankruptcy offers a unique form of beading software intimately, with complete directions. innovations are highlighted with step by step pictures. A gallery of interpretations of an analogous development by way of best artists is integrated for extra inspiration.