Each beading book contains easy to read and follow beading text. Large full color beading graphics and beading photographs to instruct and inspire. Finished Backing and Gourdgeous Gourds both show how to create Nicole's Curls n Swirls beading technique using different applications.
Each beading book offers a full spectrum of the topic, including bead history, bead information, and bead supply list.
Finished Backing and Beaded Edgings is a 14 page booklet that is packed full of information on how to make your finished beading project have a professional appearance. Text, photos, and graphics help you to achieving beautiful bead work. Nicole's unique beading stitch Curls n Swirls is fully explained. Along with a loomed choker pattern.
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My Favorite Loom Book is 58 pages of everything you need to know about loom beading. Easy to follow instructions with text, graphics and photos. 26 pages of full color patterns and pattern ideas. This great book also includes bead loom history with photographs.
Gourdgeous Beaded Gourds is a 56 page book that explores the two arts of gourd crafting and bead work bringing them together to create amazing art pieces. Gourdgeous Beaded Gourds shows, in detail, shows how to prepare the gourd, then instructs you in five different beading techniques including Peyote and Right Angle Weave. There are six fully instructed projects to create.
Inside FlatWork you will find 15 incredible beading projects to create. Each beading project has a different technique to learn. Beginning with traditional style flatwork you will learn rosette and applique' style beading. Lacy flatwork is a bead stitch I have been creating with for 25 years and show you how to make this fun and attractive stitch.
Textured flatwork is a way to allow bead work to have depth like no other flatwork using more than just seed beads. These are just two of the exciting options to choose from in FlatWork. Want to carry a handbag that has your own beaded flatwork on it? There is a stunning evening bag to create. However, I do not stop there. Have you always wanted to add Porcupine Quill technique to your beading skills? I have included the basics for quillwork with an elegant project that can be made into a piece of art to wear or add as part of your home decor. As for the galleries, you will be astonished with the beautiful types and styles of flatwork art that is being created. In this book , I have focused on the everyday beader. The artist that sews down in beads what they see in their hearts. You will also see art by known artists as well, such as, Deon Delange, Yvette Quale, Jan Wasserman, Sharon Bateman, and Patrizia Tager .
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FlatWork book review by Joanna Feller of Bead Unique Magazine.
Feed your creative bead spirit! Nicole Campanella's new book takes you on a journey from traditional beaded flatwork to its modern-day applications. From the simple one-bead stitch to the inspirational world of stunning , textured flatwork, this author's expertise and love for traditional beaded artwork jumps right off each of the book's 72 pages. Learn the basic techniques first: single bead stitch, back stitch, stacking stitch, bead couching, and more. Then, 15 projects, complete with large and clear diagrams, will keep you in pure beading bliss. Create a Traditional-style Rosette Neckpiece, an applique' flower, a fancy Bolo Tie, a Cameo Brooch, a beaded Belt Buckle, and much more. Four galleries of beadwork featuring 15 different artists are sure to motivate you to try your hand at creating your own beaded art. Nicole wraps the book up with a five-page gallery of her own spectacular beadwork-a treat in its own right!
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