Bead Embroidery Chinese Style

Han Yu


This step-by-step guide to 25 unique embroidery designs incorporates traditional Chinese design elements, including landscape paintings, bird and flower motifs and famous poems. Projects are both beautiful and useful, and are simple enough for embroidery beginners. You will learn about:

  • The different bead embroidery tools, techniques and materials
  • Over a dozen embroidery stitches for single-bead, multi-bead, free stitches, layered stitches and more
  • Small-scale embroidery projects, including jewellery, coasters, pouches and silk scarves
  • More advanced projects, including makeup bags, lamp covers and wall art

About the Author Han Yu is one of the world's leading experts on bead embroidery. She studied at the prestigious Ecole Lesage, part of Chanel's Metiers d'art, in Paris, and regularly produces pieces for Shanghai and Paris Fashion Weeks, state dignitaries and celebrities.


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  • Size
    260 x 185mm
  • Publisher
    Shanghai Century
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