Julia Pretl's Big Book of Beadwork: 32 Projects for by Julia S. Pretl

By Julia S. Pretl

This quantity brings jointly the very best of Julia Pretl's bead collections. during this compilation of the author's earlier 3 books, Beaded Collars, Bead Knitted Bags, and Little Bead Boxes, you'll study Julia’s unique equipment for beading miniature vessels, knit handbags, and vintage neck items. Julia additionally bargains guide for developing four-, five-, and six-sided oblong, sq., and stacked miniature packing containers; vintage-style bead-knitted purses; and complicated neckpieces, encouraged via the dramatic jewellery worn via the traditional Egyptians.

Each of the leading edge initiatives features a fabrics checklist and directions offered either in written and charted shape. With exact guideline and sequenced illustrations, the writer presents transparent, step by step guidance.

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Clip across the corners close to the stitching, turn right side out, and press. Turn in the opening ¼" (6 mm) and stitch closed. Find the middle of the scarf and center it on the front of the neck. Wrap both ends around the back of the neck and cross in front. 9 cm) button onto the scarf where the ends cross. Embroider the left side of the mouth. { 10 } For the face, determine placement of the eyes, nose, and mouth. You may want to draw the face on scrap paper for reference before stitching anything in place.

Hot-press watercolor paper, as well as an eclectic array of decorative papers, maps, transparencies, and colored art paper. It also includes two pages of pockets, sewn from clear vinyl, to hold stray bits of ephemera. 8 cm) sheets of various types of paper (Paper size can vary; for this book, smaller papers were also used. Fold all sheets in half widthwise and nest into six signatures of six folios each. Reserve one larger sheet of textweight paper for the signature-punching template). indd 62 2/10/11 6:35 PM 2/10/11 6:25 PM (Text) (RAY) Job No:01-23419 Title:RP-Adventures in Booking 02-C60710 #150 Dtp:204 Page:62 P R E Pa R E t h E C ov E R S { 1 } Tear away as much of the backing paper as possible from the backs of both canvases.

8 } Punch 8" (3 mm) holes in the middle of the top and bottom of the spine and set the 8" (3 mm) eyelets. Attach the link chain with two 10-mm jump rings. { 9 } To make the wire-wrapped beads, insert a headpin into a bead or beads. Grab the headpin at the top of the bead with the tip of the round-nose pliers and bend the wire toward you to a 90-degree angle (See F). Remove the pliers and grab the wire again at the top of the bend. Bring the wire around the top of the pliers to form a loop (See G).

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