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Title:
Let's start beading / Carolyn Schulz.
Title Variants:
Let us start beading

Jewelry school.

Let's start beading
ISBN:
9781782212584
Publication Information:
Tunbridge Wells, Kent : Search Press, 2016.
Physical Description:
80 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Memory wire. Birthstone bracelet ; Island lagoon bracelet ; After eight cuff -- Beading wire. Pretty in pink necklace ; Golden satin necklace ; Minted noodle bracelet -- Stretchy cord. Glitter ball ring ; Seashore crystal cha-cha ring ; Seashore crystal cha-cha bracelet -- Chain & jump rings. Sweetheart charm bracelet ; Two-on-two chain maille bracelet ; Shaggy loop chain maille bracelet -- Jewellery jargon buster -- Tools.
Abstract:
"Now anyone can begin making attractive, wearable jewellery straight away, with very little specialist equipment. Expert designer, Carolyn Schulz, has based this book on her hugely popular absolute beginner's course, and there is a pictorial glossary of equipment, twelve step-by-step projects to build skills and design tips to inspire creativity. This first book in the new series will get readers started in making beaded jewellery, similar to the hugely popular absolute beginners course that Carolyn teaches. It introduces people who have no experience whatsoever, and who may never even have tried a craft before, to the basic techniques, tools and materials involved through simple, inspiring projects. It includes a pictorial 'Jargon buster' glossary of the essential tools and materials used (with both UK and US terms); an index; and 12 step-by-step projects through which people can learn the basic techniques while creating beautiful pieces of jewellery they would want to wear. Clear instructions, step-by-step photography and diagrams where necessary create a user-friendly guide. Projects will take no more than a couple of hours, making them achievable in an evening. Learn how to use memory wire, beading wire, stretchy cord, chain and jump rings to make desirable jewellery pieces. Design tips throughout will encourage beginners to get creative and become jewellery designers in their own right"--Publisher's website.
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Summary

This first book in the new series will get readers started in making beaded jewelry, similar to the hugely popular absolute beginner's course that Carolyn teaches. It introduced people who have no experience whatsoever, and who may never even have tried a craft before, to the basic techniques, tools and materials involved through simple, inspiring projects. It includes a pictorial glossary of the essential tools and materials used (with both UK and US terms); an index; and ten step-by-step projects through which people can learn the basic techniques used and at the same time create beautiful pieces of jewelry they would want to wear. Clear instructions, step-by-step photography and diagrams where necessary create a user-friendly guide. Projects will take no more than a couple of hours, making them achievable in an evening. Learn how to use memory wire, beading wire, stretchy cord, chain, jump rings, thermally bonded thread to make desirable jewelry pieces. Design tips throughout will encourage beginners to get creative and become jewelry designers in their own right.


Author Notes

Carolyn Schulz is a freelance craft designer, teacher and businesswoman. Her designs are widely used by magazines, retailers, manufacturers and television in both the UK and US. Over the last 20 years Carolyn has focused her attention on jewellery design and has written a number of books on the subject. She has also edited three popular craft magazines and loves to share her talent in the form of teaching classes. Carolyn lives in Bedfordshire, England. Learn more on carolynschulz.com.


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