Easy Beaded Crochet

Easy Beaded Crochet : 30 Fun and Fashionable Designs Plus Beaded Borders, Trims and Accessories

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With just a few basic crochet skills and clever use of beads and sequins you can easily create beautifully embellished garments and accessories. This user-friendly book features 20 gorgeous designs plus a wide selection of beaded borders and trims.
Choose from wonderfully tactile sweaters, wraps, hats, scarves, bags, cushions, and throws, each with an easy-to-follow pattern, recipe of materials and equipment, and tips on special techniques used.
Create a delicate lace-effect shawl; a fitted sweater with sequined motifs; a funky bagt with bright beaded chevons, or a glamorous vintage evening scarf.
Core techniques are clearly explained and illustrated with step-by-step photographs, from holding hook and yarn and working basic stitches to reading patterns and finishing off your work.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 190 x 242 x 10mm | 399.17g
  • Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
  • 150 Illustrations, color
  • 1844481441
  • 9781844481446
  • 2,002,976

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Mar 07

Packed with inspiration, helpful tips and encouragement for beginners. The instructions and techniques are clearly explained, and are accompanied by step-by-step photographs. There are 20 gorgeous and clever designs, including beautifully embellished hats, cushionsand throws to mention just a few. * Crafts Beautiful * No. 103, Feb/Mar 07

Like the Easy Beaded Knits book, this is from the same stable and introduces the reader to thirty fun and fashionable designs, as well as beaded borders, trims and accessories. This is a thoroughly practical book with easy to follow step-by-step instructions that are colour illustrated throughout. The author gives a detailed introduction to materials and tools and her stitch presentations leave no problems to unravel. * Workbox *
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About Carol Meldrum

Carol Meldrum has a background in textiles and a love of craft. She has worked as a Design Consultant for Rowan Yarns and has written several craft books including Knitted Icons, Anova's quirky book on knitting your own popstar. Carol lives in Glasgow but teaches craft workshops all over the UK. Since graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee, she has worked within the textile industry as a designer for many High Street fashion outlets as well as internationally renowned hand knit label Rowan, and her unique take on all things textile can be found online at www.beatknit.com and in selected boutique shops in Scotland. Carol's main goal is to give others the confidence to create handmade objects of their own, by sharing skills that have been handed down through generations to produce new and exciting projects that will inspire others to do the same.
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Table of contents

Getting Started
Basic Skills
Section 1: Wearable Accessories
Section 2: Garments
Section 3: Home Accessories
Section 4: Trims
Resources, Index and Credits
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