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  • Publisher: C&T Publishing
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 30 April 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781617456732
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 190x241 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: £23.99
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Beaded Embroidery Stitching

£23.99

125 Stitches to Embellish with Beads, Buttons, Charms, Bead Weaving & More by Christen Brown

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Book Description

Add dimension and lustre to your sewing projects! Inspired by the magic of beads, buttons, and charms, Christen Brown shares eight stunning beadwork projects including brooches, bracelets, and wallhangings. A handy visual guide to 125 bead-embroidered and bead-woven stitches categorises each stitch by style, with a second alphabetical index to keep at your fingertips. A robust project gallery will inspire crafters of all skill levels, from embroiderers and sewists to crazy quilters, mixed-media artists, and jewellery makers. 

  • Beads, buttons, and charms! Dabble in 125 bead-embroidery and bead-woven stitches
  • Embellish eight projects, including bedazzled jewellery, wall art, and a sewing caddy
  • Search both the complete visual guide (with stitches organised by type) and the A-to-Z stitch index for easy reference.
About the Author

About Christen Brown

Christen Brown has been creating with fibre and fabric since childhood. She studied fashion design in college and has been creating wearable art since 1986. Her ribbon work has been featured worldwide in galleries, fashion shows, and magazines such as Martha Stewart Weddings. Christen lives in California, USA. For more information visit www.christenbrown.com.

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This very pretty project book is ideal for bead embroiderers..even if you are just a beginner.

It has a good pictorial guide to the stitches and each colourful design is simple but beautifully effective.

It explains the techniques used, which makes each project very easy and ensures a professional finish and a wearable or usable item. There are 125 stitches, but ribbon and buttons are also used to embellish the designs.

The author is a master of her craft, she has definitely inspired me to have a go. The instructions are simple and the layout for each method is easy to follow. There is a skill level guide, so you can start easy and progress through the book as your confidence grows.

I loved the bracelets, they are very Boho in style, and also very stylish.

Beading Embroidery can be used to decorate bags, make cushions, trim quilts and so much more. The pictures that are included are simply stunning. fabulous pieces of art that look absolutely amazing.

This is a beautiful book that I love and will use for gifts and ideas.


East Kent Embroiderers Guild

Prepare to be bedazzled by this sumptuous book!  A hundred and twenty-five embroidery stitches are presented, designed to put a sparkle in your sewing. Illustrated throughout with beautiful colour photography, there are chapters covering designs, techniques and materials, together with a comprehensive glossary of the stitches and how each can be embellished with different beads to give many alternative effects. Eight gorgeous projects are included, with full detailed instructions.  This is the perfect book for anyone wishing to enhance their stitching by adding a bead or sequin or two when more definitely is more!  Highly recommended.

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