More French-Beaded Flowers

More French-Beaded Flowers

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Crafters, artists, beaders, and jewelry makers--young and old--will discover the virtually indestructible and surprisingly realistic character of beaded flowers! Author Dalene Kelly expertly guides readers through this beautifully illustrated guide to the timeless art of French-beading, a craft that dates its origins back to the 16th century. Making a huge resurgence, the method involves stringing wires through seed beads and twisting them into elegant three-dimensional shapes. French Beaded Flowers introduces innovative ideas and techniques for 37 inspiring new flower patterns. Species of flowers range from exotic orchids to native favorites--snapdragons, coral beans, pansies, irises, tiger lilies, gardenias and more. General recommendations for color selection--choose yellow and red, or green and blue, for the Lollipop Plant--are included, but this guide allows the reader to trust their own creative instincts.38 Patterns for Making Blossoms, Leaves, Insects, and More Dalene Kelly. 1 hank pink 11/0 seed beads Materials ... It is difficult to get the a€œcrepe papera€ look with beads, but this is still an adorable flower. Choose pink, red, white, or lemonanbsp;...

Title:More French-Beaded Flowers
Author:Dalene Kelly
Publisher:Krause Publications Craft - 2004-02-25


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