Authentic American Indian Beadwork and How to Do It: With 50 Charts for Bead Weaving and 21 Full-Size Patterns for Applique

Authentic American Indian Beadwork and How to Do It: With 50 Charts for Bead Weaving and 21 Full-Size Patterns for Applique

Pamela Stanley-Millner


Craftspeople who respect notable Indian designs can now create appealing, colourful beadwork originated by way of the Chippewa, Iroquois, Pawnee, Seminole, Winnebago, and different American Indian tribes.

This e-book is a whole consultant to this popular handicraft, supplying step by step directions, transparent diagrams, and seventy one tribal designs for 2 sorts of conventional bead purposes — bead weaving and appliqué beading.

You'll locate fifty flexible designs charted on graph paper for bead weaving and twenty-one large styles for appliqué, together with move directions and colour keys. Easy-to-follow instructions inform you the best way to build your personal bead loom.

Choose from a wealthy array of motifs rendered from actual American Indian artifacts present in museum collections — stars, intriguing geometrics, sunbursts, beautiful florals, and masses more.

Beadcrafting is strangely effortless to benefit, supplying hours of pleasure and delight. persist with the charts to weave belts, headbands, sashes, necklaces, and different attention-grabbing add-ons. Use the appliqué styles to accessorize leather-based, denim, and different materials for purses, vests, blouses…anything that will be improved by way of a marginally of detailed Indian beadwork.

With this reasonably cheap selfmade ebook, you could create appealing tasks for your self and your loved ones and remarkable presents — for a fragment of the fee you'd pay in a shop.

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