Bead & Button, Ribbon & Felt Jewelry
35 Sewing-box Treasures to Make & GiveBook - 2007
Jewelry made from absolutely everything--beads to buttons, felt and wire, strung on ribbon, leather, or twine--has never been more popular. Stores are full of strikingly beautiful but costly examples, but here you can learn quick and easy ways to create your own, utterly unique pieces--using materials you will already have in your sewing box! Over 35 projects plus variations are featured here, from sophisticated pearl and ribbon necklaces to fun felt and bead designs, from stylish chiffon chokers and drop-bead woven ribbon bracelets to crocheted flower garlands and wired ribbon rosebud corsages. Whether you are looking to make some fun, everyday jewelry, or a stylish design for a special occasion, you will find something here to suit your tastes. Each project is explained in easy-to-follow, illustrated steps, and the variations show how you can develop the techniques to create your own designs.*Beading is America's fastest-growing hobby, attracting women from ages 8 to 65-plus, according to the Craft and Hobby association.*Deborah's prvious book "Vintage-style Beaded Jewelry" has sold over 42,000 copies worldwide.*No special equipment is required, and all the projects are suitable for a beginner.
Publisher: New York : Cico Books, 2007.
Branch Call Number: 745.5942 SCH
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill.
Alternative Title: Bead and button, ribbon and felt jewelry