Cover image for Ready, set, bead! : 25 quick & easy stitching projects / Jane Danley Cruz.
Ready, set, bead! : 25 quick & easy stitching projects / Jane Danley Cruz.
Publication Information:
Waukesha, WI : Kalmbach Books, 2017.
Physical Description:
111 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm


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Jewelry makers are always on the lookout for quick, easy projects they can create to give as gifts or teach in on-site classes. In Ready, Set, Bead!, popular teacher and designer Jane Danley Cruz offers more than 25+ projects that can all be created in less than four hours, some with variations and alternate colorways.The projects are arranged by time to completion, from quickest to longest. All the instructions and photos for each project are contained within the projects, so the reader does not need to refer to a separate section for basic stitch guidance. The projects are suitable for beginning stitchers or more experienced jewelry makers looking to create quick, unique gifts or teach classes. Stitches include herringbone, netting, and right-angle weave, and all beads, findings, and materials are readily available in bead and craft stores.

Author Notes

Jane Danley Cruz is a well-known jewelry designer and teacher with more than 20 years of experience. She is a former associate editor of Bead&Button magazine and lives in Grayslake, Illinois

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