Bead&Button August 2010

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August 2010
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Plum blossom beads
By Kathryn Bowman
Stitch a classic beaded bead, then embellish it to create four looks. Play with bead shapes and sizes to create an endless variety. Then, make your beads into a simple strung necklace or earrings.
pg. 28 

Learning curve
By Aasia Hamid
Embellish the base of a peyote bracelet to create gentle contours that conceal a snap closure.
pg. 32 

Curley cue
By Kimberly Berlin
Coiled components add texture to a strung necklace and earrings that use beads in graduated sizes.
pg. 36 

Moonlit garden
By Melissa Grakowsky
Bead embroider an elegant necklace. Make a pair of earrings out of single components to match the necklace.
pg. 40 

Enchanting rings
By Laura Zeiner
Connect full and partial circles of brick stitch in a dramatic cuff. The circles are all created in the same manner, but you'll switch the style and size of the beads to make every one different from the next.
pg. 47 

Fall fascination
By Babette Borsani
Copper-dipped leaves contribute an authentic fall motif to this vine-like lariat. Free-form fringe clusters disguise a branching herringbone rope.
pg. 52 

Pearls and pagodas
By Cathy Lampole
Subtle structures define a right-angle weave bracelet. Build up from the base row and fill all the spaces in between. 
pg. 58 

Taking a stand
By Gussie Fauntleroy
Native American beadwork meets cultural commentary in Teri Greeves' high-tops, heels, and other beaded objects.
pg. 61 

Come together
By Lisa Phillips
Weave a spiral rope in and out of a kumihimo necklace to show off fiber and a focal bead.
pg. 64 

Rivoli twist
By Carolyn Cave
Stitch up a winning combination of netting and peyote stitch while capturing six rivolis as a centerpiece for this stunning necklace. The peyote design twists and turns throughout the necklace and can be adapted to make a matching bracelet. Fashion a pair of earrings to round out the set.
pg. 70 

Beaded clusters
By Jean Ann Reeves
Twist an assortment of beads in pleasing shapes, sizes and colors for a necklace that displays beauty and variety. Choose craft wire in a color that coordinates with the beads, or use a precious-metal wire that will stand out. 
pg. 75 

Autumn garland
By Maria Kirk
String Lucite leaves and flowers in seasonal shades for a lightweight necklace.
pg. 78
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