The Beading Bible

The Essential Guide to Beads and Beading Techniques

Dorothy Wood


The Beading Bible is an encyclopaedia of beads and beading techniques that aims to educate and inspire anyone who loves working with beads.

  • Guides through the basic to more specialist tools and equipment that you will need in beadwork
  • Eight chapters cover all the traditional techniques: bead loom weaving, off loom bead stitches, ropes and cords, fringing, netting and tassels, threading and stringing, wire work and jewellery techniques, bead embroidery and even knitting and crochet with beads
  • Within each chapter you are guided through the basic skills, tools and materials, before tackling more advanced techniques
  • 30 fabulous projects, ranging from beautiful bags and jewellery to stylish scarves and accessories
  • Easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, clear diagrams and stunning photography


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    275 x 210mm
  • Publisher
    David & Charles
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