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InBead and Wire Jewelry Exposed, well-known designers Katie Hacker, Fernando DaSilva and Margot Potter offer over 50 high-fashion jewelry pieces made using unique techniques that reveal typically hidden components such as beading wire, cording, findings, tubing and chain as the central focus of the design. While the pieces may look complex, the techniques are simple enough for beginners - yet sophisticated enough for the veteran jewelry crafter. A comprehensive getting started section provides information on the supplies, tools and techniques you'll need to make all of the projects in the book.
Fall in love with beading Add a romantic twist to your creative time withBeaded Allure. Inside you'll find projects and techniques to give your beadweaving the soft and romantic aesthetic you've always dreamed of. Author Kelly Wiese will lead you through the ins and outs of variety of stitches, and you'll use those stitches in 25 step-by-step projects. 10 beadweaving stitches and techniques detailed enough for beginners, yet still a great reference for more seasoned beaders. 25 projects have detailed instructions-including clear step-by-step photos-that beaders of all skill levels can complete. Easy to find tools and materials means you can get started today creating these beautiful necklaces, earrings and bracelets. LetBeaded Allurebring out the romantic in you.
This is it -- your perfect guide to making beautiful, eye-catching beaded bracelets! With The Beaded Bracelet, you can't go wrong. Because bracelets are the perfect projects for both learning new techniques and for advancing your jewelry-making skills. Because bracelets make wonderful gifts; they're always just the right size. And because author Carole Rodgers has decades of creative and teaching experience; with Carole leading the way, you'll be creating unique, handmade jewelry in no time--whether you're new to beadweaving or an experienced beader! Inside The Beaded Bracelet you'll find: 9 beadweaving stitches--Follow easy step-by-step illustrations to create each stitch and combine them into the Sampler Bracelet--the most beautiful teaching tool you'll ever work with. 20 bracelet patterns--Showcasing peyote, triangle, netting and other stitches and everyday beads and materials in ways you've never considered. 27 variations--It's amazing what a difference a change in color, size or type of bead can make; you'll be inspired to try your own combinations. So gather some beads and a few basic tools. Settle in and get started--you'll be making your own beautiful, eye-catching beaded bracelets in no time!
Featuring 32 techniques, this full-color guide includes precise instructions, clearly drawn illustrations, and beautiful photographs of a wide variety of projects, from bracelets, necklaces, and eyeglass chains to scarf edgings, bag fringes, and more.
On the morning of her twelfth birthday, Mary Campbell gets angry with her mother and storms out of the cabin-never to return. As she picks wild strawberries and plans her apology, Mary is captured by Delaware Indians and plunged into a life that is fearsome, strenuous, and utterly unlike the one she knows, beginning with the journey on foot from Pennsylvania to the Delawares' new home in Ohio Territory. As the idea of escape becomes less feasible and less urgent, Mary finds herself adapting to the routines, traditions, and beliefs of her captors, and discovers within herself reserves of strength she hadn't known were hers. The life of the real Mary Campbell, taken by Delawares in 1759, is the basis for this enthralling, historically detailed adventure, and for the perceptive portrait of a young woman finding her place in a culture vastly different from her own.
Indulge your passion for beading! The author of Beaded Allure is back with more exquisite, enticing jewelry you will love. Kelly Wiese ensures that all eyes will be on you with 26 dazzling designs for creating necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more. She covers basic beadweaving techniques and stitches, then expertly guides you through each project step by step. Inside A Beaded Romance, you'll find: 11 beading stitches that are easy to learn, with additional information on tools, materials and techniques. 26 projects with detailed instructions, photos and difficulty ratings that will allow beaders of all skill levels to dive right in. Jewelry patterns for every style, whether it's charming or seductive, modern or classic. Get swept away in A Beaded Romance!
Revamped, expanded, and still meticulously thorough, this reference is an essential tool for both experienced and new beadworkers. The original authors, both among the craft's most respected beaders, have revisited and revised the previous edition to bring it up to date with today's bead world. New products, such as stringing materials and synthetic waxes, are discussed, along with time-saving tricks and tips for every aspect of beading. Sections about off-loom stitches, stringing, finishing techniques such as picot edging and branched fringe, and embroidering, knitting, and crocheting with beads all feature updated instructions along with a new section on semiprecious stones. Full of definitions and illustrations, the book's step-by-step instructions, reference charts, and project photos inform and inspire.
When Senator Kitzi Camden retired, she dreamed of doing what she loved best--beading. She certainly didn't plan to try her hand at amateur sleuthing. But trouble seems to find her wherever she goes --even in her own backyard. The Old Camden Family Manse in Austin, home to Kitzi and her mother, is eight thousand square feet of magnificently restored Southern splendor. And Kitzi and her best friend have the place sparkling like a jewel for the upcoming Bead Tea charity event. But the mood abruptly changes when a crafty cousin threatens to take over the manse, leaving Kitzi and her mother on the street. Then her cousin's beady-eyed partner is found dead in a Dumpster nearby. There are plenty of suspects at the Tea--and Kitzi's one of them. Now, with the help of her beau, Nate, she has to save her home and reputation--and tie up the loose ends before the murderer draws a bead on her... BEAD PATTERN INCLUDED!
These designs for a wide variety of bags from the beading world's top designers will amaze beginners as well as advanced beadworkers. These 30 projects include clutches, drawstring purses, wrist bags, amulet bags, and even a market bag. Featured are a variety of techniques leading to bags that are not only beautiful, but can often be completed in an evening or weekend, providing instant gratification. Included are tips to help start each project and clear demonstrations of each stitch used in the book. Each project includes information about the designer, giving a feel for the people in and the bead buzz surrounding this interesting and accessible community.
Beaders learn how to create bold and original finger jewelry quickly and easily with this guide to beadwork. Spectacular beading projects created by prominent designers are provided along with beautiful photography and clear step-by-step instructions. The gorgeous variety of stylish rings include flashy rhinestone coils and modest pattered tubes, flowers for the hand, crystal domes that catch the light, leopard skin and sea urchin rings, and a ring for one's chakra. The techniques used to create these fun and easy rings range from simple netting to peyote stitch.
Beginners and seasoned beadworkers alike will be thrilled to discover the 30 fun and stylish bracelets in this creative guide to beading jewelry. Clear, logical directions and easy-to-follow illustrations accompany each project, from simple bead stringing and wire working to more complex macramé, crochet, and off-loom weaving techniques. The flexible binding allows the book to lie flat while beaders work on hand-busying projects.
An enticing spectrum of designs - simple drops with sparkling vintage beads, flashy fringe inspired by the 1970s, free-form doodles, tasteful tassels, and delicate crosses made with Russian techniques - are featured in the projects included in this guide that focuses solely on the creation of earrings. Using a variety of popular beads, a potpourri of beading methods such as basic stringing, edging variations, netting, peyote stitch, right-angle weave, and wirework, and clear illustrations, this how-to shows beginners and those with more advanced skills how to simply and quickly create an assortment of drop, hoop, and chandelier earrings.
Beaders and jewelry-makers will love the 30 incredible projects for dazzling, draping, hand-beaded necklaces in this creative resource. From easy to advanced instruction, readers will find it exciting to create these beautiful designs with their own hands. Step-by-step directions are accompanied by simple illustrations, allowing beaders to master even the more complicated techniques.
Mandy and James are distracted from Halloween planning when a local girl runs away from home with a stolen beagle puppy.
It's the last inning of a high school baseball game between arch-rivals Oak Grove and Compton. Center fielder Luke "Wizard" Wallace steps up to the plate--and is hit by a beanball, a wild pitch that shatters his skull, destroys the vision in his left eye, and changes his life forever.In this riveting novel, the events surrounding this pivotal moment are recounted through free-verse monologues by 28 different voices, including those of Luke and his Oak Grove teammates; the pitcher, Kyle Dawkins, and other Compton players; the two coaches; Luke's family members and teachers; and Sarah Edgerton, a new classmate who seems more affected by Luke's injury than his girlfriend is.With its unusual format, gripping subject matter, and economy of language, Beanball is a thought-provoking, fast-paced read.
Thirteen-year-old Lillian, miserable about being a "beanpole" and a loser, stops feeling sorry for herself when she learns the difference between a loser and a winner.
George Bean always wants to play on the roof of his apartmentbuilding. But only his older sister Anna can sit there, because she's writing a roof poem. Anna may be the first Bean to be in a book if the poem wins a contest at school. George decides to write a roof poem too. Soon all the Beans are on the roof writing the roof poems. All except George. He needs some inspiration. How will he get it?
Beany is looking forward to a wonderful summer vacation with her family and Norbett Rhodes. But after she sees him with another girl, she hopes to heal her broken heart by taking a motor trip to California with her brother Johnny and their nephew Martie, whom they will take to his mother Elizabeth. Funds are short after the family has to use money to pay for a horse named Quaker that they wish to take with them for a friend, so Johnny advertises for a paying passenger. Soon an elderly lady, Miss Opal, joins the group. But sparks really fly when another lady asks for a ride--the same girl Beany saw with Norbett! Many troubles and adventures are ahead for Beany and her companions in this fast-paced story of laughter, tears, discovery and love.
Beany Malone is unhappy when her boyfriend Norbett decides that they shouldn't go steady since he's staying away at college. On top of that, her father has remarried and Beany starts off on the wrong foot with her new stepmother Adair. So when two of the popular senior girls ask Beany and her friend Kay to join a secret club called the Triple O, Beany hopes that this new interest will make her forget her troubles. There's even a boy she likes, Andy, in the club. But soon Beany and Kay start to see problems in a secret society, and they may be getting in over their heads.
When Beany Malone stops long enough to evaluate her relative status at Harkness High, where she is a sophomore, she has to conclude she is a "mop-squeezer." Not a fanatical "stude" nor a superglamorous "queen," she is a doer-one who can dive enthusiastically into any project, whether it be school, the literary society, cooking, or pining away for handsome Norbett Rhodes, and above all, into looking after others. So it is no wonder that before Beany's father leaves for a long rest, he tells his spunky, blue-eyed, freckle-faced daughter, "Look after them, Beany." "Them" is the whole freewheeling Malone family: oldest sister Elizabeth, a war bride ; harried college freshman, Mary Fred ; and head-in-the-clouds older brother, Johnny. Beany is all set to tackle all their problems, but for once she has vowed not to stick her neck out too far. For she has found that when you open your heart to love, you may also open it to hurt. Fortunately, no Malone, not even Beany, can be that cautious for long. Beany's discovery that a "no strings" involvement is best makes this family story a warm, satisfying experience.
Helpful hints and directions for making Beany Malone's favorite dishes, from hors d'oeuvres to main dishes to foods for festive occasions.
The stories collected in Bear and His Daughter span nearly thirty years - 1969 to the present - and they explore, acutely and powerfully, the humanity that unites us. In "Miserere," a widowed librarian with an unspeakable secret undertakes an unusual and grisly role in the anti-abortion crusade. "Under the Pitons" is the harrowing story of a reluctant participant in a drug-running scheme and the grim and unexpected consequences of his involvement. The title story is a riveting account of the tangled lines that weave together the relationship of a father and his grown daughter.
Drawing upon interviews conducted with survivors, journalists Mueller and Reiss present 16 gripping stories of people who were attacked by bears and lived to tell about it. The volume concludes with an essay on avoiding bear attacks when camping or hiking. A majority of the pieces appeared previously in Outdoor Life magazine.
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