Laura McCabe's Embellished Beadweaving
Jewelry Lavished with Fringe, Fronds, Lacework and More (Lark Books Beadweaving Master Class)
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|Format:||Hardback, 144 pages|
|Other Information: ||full colour throughout, includes photographs|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 July 2010|
This is the definitive guide to weaving and embroidering with beads. It combines traditional techniques with modern materials and showcases a wide variety of bead types. It features 18 opulent pieces of jewellery incorporating motifs drawn from the natural world, such as flora and fauna, art nouveau designs and geometric forms. Laura McCabe creates elaborate beaded embellishments which she combines into stunning jewellery. These graceful forms are also ideal for embellishing garments or fibre artworks. Her definitive guide to weaving and embroidering with beads is the third volume in the bestselling "Beadweaving Master Class" series. Combining traditional techniques with modern materials and showcasing a wide variety of bead types, it offers 18 opulent pieces of jewellery incorporating motifs drawn from the natural world, such as flora and fauna, art nouveau designs and geometric forms. With its truly spectacular illustrations, this is a feast of inspiration for crafters in all fibre media.
About the Author
Laura McCabe is a noted bead weaver and teacher whose work is sold at boutiques and galleries across the USA, as well as through her website, www.lauramccabejewelry.com.
"This book isn't just a great source of instruction for beaders; it's also a wonderful look into the work of one of today's most important bead artists. It's a great source of instruction and inspiration for beginner and more advanced beaders who want to try something different with their beads." -- About.com Beadwork "Laura McCabe has inspired beaders worldwide with her original and sometimes quirky beadwork, and her kits and classes are always popular. Now you can learn from Laura in the comfort of your own home. In 144 gorgeous pages, Laura covers more than 30 techniques, embellishments, and architectural and organic forms plus complete instructions for 18 botanically inspired jewelry projects. Additional features include Laura's own color choices for each project, advice on making color and design decisions, and inspiring gallery images of beadwork by Laura and other notable designers." -- Bead & Button"" "Seed-bead bling -- use seed beads to make big, bold, embellished jewelry in internationally renowned designer Laura McCabe's unique style." -- Beadwork "McCabe, a self-taught bead weaver, takes basic peyote stitch and spiral rope bead necklaces and earrings and embellishes them with even more beads fashioned into small, nature-inspired attachments. Beaders who have mastered basic bead weaving and are looking for more adventurous projects will want this." -- Library Journal "Imagine the processes of a talented beader's mind captured within the pages of a book! Laura McCabe shares her ingenious embellishment techniques in clear, step-by-step, illustrated instructions. This volume is a must-have for any creative library." -- Carol Wilcox Wells
"Laura McCabe is among the most innovative bead designers of all time. She's a prominent member of a select group of young pioneers who have set new standards for all beaders--even the old pros--and we can learn from every gorgeous piece she makes." -- Ann Benson
"Laura McCabe's creative energy is infectious, and she
|Publisher: ||Lark Books,U.S.|
|Dimensions: ||25.4 x 21.84 x 1.52 centimeters (0.21 kg)|