Bead Net

Bead Net : New Ideas for Netted Beadwork

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Heather Kingsley-Heath has researched beadwork techniques in Africa, and developed many new ideas for bead netting. Here, she shows how to master the foundations, then go on to make self-supporting beaded shapes. There are colourful necklaces, expandable bracelets, rings, bangles, clasps, buttons, embellished beads and balls. Buy this ebook to learn flat and spherical netting - and create your own unique beaded jewellery, shapes and surfaces. Netted beadwork, one of the earliest beading techniques, is simple to learn and easy to adapt. The tube form of beaded netting is used in many cultures, to cover anything from tassel tops and beads to gourds and bottles. It makes fabulous more

Product details

  • Digital | 62 pages
  • 134 x 188 x 8mm | 322.05g
  • Vivebooks/Rainbow Disks Ltd
  • Rainbow Disks Ltd
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • col.
  • 1906314020
  • 9781906314026
  • 714,035

Table of contents

The story & preparation; Introduction; Spread the net; The story of net; The variations of net; Tools; Beads; Choosing beads; Creative journey; Basic information; Bead tubes & beaded beads; Five-bead net tube; Adding pattern lariat; Slinky lariat; Changing scale lariat; Netted bead; Lateral embellished bead; Vertical embellished bead; Picot embellished bead; Increase net & fastenings; Swelly belly; Swelly belly variations; Tube train lariat; Tube train red; Tube train variations; Clasps: button and loop; Clasps: beaded toggle; Clasps: beaded button; Flat netting; Ring; Ring bangle; Expanda bangle; Expanda bangle variations; Netball bead; Spiky embellishment; Netball variations; Tube bangles; Gild the lily; Gild the lily variations; The bangle; Sea urchin bangle; Sea urchin embellished; Sea urchin variations; Hollow net; Baroque plain; Baroque more; Baroque bead:donut, round; Baroque bead: mini round, melon; Gallery; Sketchbook gallery; Last word; About Africa and me; Suppliers /Useful Informationshow more

Review quote

'interesting and well illustrated ... Concise instructions, clear diagrams and excellent photos combine with compelling background information to make an accessible study of this stitch... A photo gallery of colorful and ethnically diverse netted beadwork from around the world will inspire beaders to create their own projects' - Bead and Buttonshow more

About Heather Kingsley-Heath

Heather Kingsley-Heath is a beading and textile designer, teacher, author, and owner of The Useful Booklet Company. Her work appears frequently in UK magazines.She is constantly researching crafts in many cultures, and her work includes advising indigenous people on how to create craft goods that can sustain a meaningful more