The Art of Bead Embroidery

Heidi Kummli, Sherry Serafini
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The Art of Bead Embroidery: Technique, Design, and Inspiration
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Renowned bead embroidery artists Heidi Kummli and Sherry Serafini share their secrets for creating beautiful beadwork. This inspiring book is perfect for those who want to learn to create gorgeous jewelry and art pieces and those seeking design ideas. Discusses tools, adhesives, and materials and has an illustrated guide to favorite stitches, fringes, and finishing techniques. Twelve projects.
Author: Heidi Kummli, Sherry Serafini
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 112
Color photos: 200
Black & White photos: 0
Illustrations: 0
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Author Bio
Heidi has been beading since 1980, and it became a full-time job in 1990. She remembers as a child making jewelry out of found objects and learning from her grandparents. Sherry graduated with a graphic design degree from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1987. She was raised in a military family and credits that nomadic lifestyle with giving her an adventurous spirit and uninhibited approach to her artwork. Heidi Kummli and Sherry Serafini have both won People's Choice awards at the Bead Dreams competition (Heidi in 2005 and Sherry in 2006).
Table of Contents
Foreword by Janet Kay Skeen  
Sherry’s Introduction	
Heidi’s Introduction	
Authors’ Note	

Chapter 1  
Sherry’s Stitches	
Heidi’s Stitches	
Sherry’s Foundation, Lining, and Backing  
Heidi’s Foundation, Lining, and Backing	
Adhesives by Sherry and Heidi	
Sherry’s Fringe	
Heidi’s Fringe	

Chapter 2
Sherry’s Inspiration	
Heidi’s Inspiration	
Sherry’s Design	
Heidi’s Design	
Sherry’s Color	
Heidi’s Color	
Sherry’s Texture	
Heidi’s Texture	

Chapter 3	
Vintage Button Belt Buckle	
Free-form Brooch	
Paisley Earrings	
Art Pendant	
Half-inch Moon Cuff	
Ammonite Collar	
Ammonite Box	
Porcelain Pendant	
Sterling Cuff Bracelet With Cabochons	
Trilobite Earrings	
Tree Frog Pin	
Ancient Spirals Collar	

Chapter 4
Sherry and Heidi’s Gallery	
Bead&Button Bead&Button Show Kalmbach Books