This is really great book on beading and different from most of the
books out there. Honestly, I will probably make only one or two of the
projects listed as most of them are just not things I would ever want to
Having said that.. this is the one book you will reference often
throughout years. It has clear instructions for all the the stitches
plus hard to find instructions for things like increasing and decreasing
for all the various stitches and how to transition smoothly from one
stitch to another. The pictures and instructions are very clear and
easy to understand. It also discuses things like tension, etc and how
this can vary depending on what you are making and whether the beadwork
should be stiff or supple.
Anyone looking for a great beading 'reference' should have this book in
Whenever I have a project that uses a new stitch this is the book I grab for stitch instructions. Always clear and concise.
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