This book provides the answer to often repeated requests for new and different beading designs and included are some of the best. Both experienced and beginning beaders will cherish this treasure trove of 46 unique designs all made with the Brick (or Comanche) Stitch technique. The designs will also thrill appliqué beadworkers who can incorporate these fresh ideas into their projects. Featuring contemporary and Native American themes, the designs focus on images rather than standard geometric patterns.
This book features complete, illustrated instructions, patterns for each of the projects, eight pages in full color and is a must for anyone interested in creating beauty with beads.
Designs included are: Tropical Fish, Mermaid, Snake, Hummingbird, Dragonfly, Showgirl, Bird On a Swing, Toucan, Beagle, Seahorse, Desert Tapestry, Dragon, Flamingo, Beaded Bear, Navajo Rug, Skull, Desert Horse, Midnight Coyote, Desert Lizard, Spirit Dancer, Pegasus, Moon Goddess, Thunderbird, Peacock, Parrot, Rain Keeper, two Panda designs, Jack Rabbit, Kokopelli, Chief, Fairy, Elephant, Shells, Palm Tree, Punk Parrot, Bear, Egyptian, Phoenix, Iris, Erte, Killer Whale, Cat, Frog and Ballerina.
17 illustrations; 46 color-coded patterns; 8 pages in full color.
Collect all three volumes!