In Beading for the Absolute Beginner, professional beadwork artists and teachers, Liz Thornton and Jean Power, tell you everything you need to know to create beautiful, colorful beaded accessories even if you’ve never tried before.
The techniques come with step-by-step instructions and the spiral, hands-free format enable you to practice and master each technique more easily. The book covers all the equipment and tools, terminology and techniques and also features a selection of attractive, simple projects specially designed for the beginner.
Jean Power is a professional, award-winning beading and jewelry designer, writer and teacher. Born and brought up in London, she grew up with a love of crafts and art and devotes as much time as possible to writing, teaching and beading. Jean's beading and jewelry designs have been published in numerous magazines and books around the world, including Bead & Button, Beadwork, Step-by-step Beads, and Jewellery Crafts. She is the co-author of two previous jewelry books and is the editor of Bead, the UK's first magazine devoted entirely to beading and jewelry making.
Liz Thornton is a beadwork artist with a passion for teaching. She has run classes in London since 1995 and travels widely to tutor at beadwork events and colleges and for private groups. A founding member of The Beadworkers Guild, she co-edited the Guild's Introduction to Beadwork books and edited its journal for three years. She is co-author of Beading for Beginners. See more of her beadwork and contact her at lizthornton.com.