Colorful Components: Stitch Dazzling Designs with Multi-Hole Beads (Paperback)
Advanced beginners and intermediate bead stitchers will find plenty of inspiration in Colorful Components. This collection of projects is a visual feast for the eyes, packed with gorgeous jewelry pieces that make dazzling use of multi-hole beads in a wide range of shapes and colors. Award-winning bead artist Patricia Parker offers a component-based approach to jewelry making. She instructs beaders to stitch elements that are assembled to create finished necklaces, earrings, pendants, and bracelets. Patricia's designs are colorful, fresh, and wearable, and many make use of layering to create dimension. Each of the 25+ projects includes at least one design option, offering readers numerous ways to use their favorite multi-hole beads. Patricia's years of teaching experience ensure that all the illustrations and instructions in this 96-page softcover are accurate, complete, and easy to follow. With so many design variations and ideas, Colorful Components is a great value for bead stitchers looking for lots of inspiration.
Patricia Parker is an award-winning seed bead artist. Her work has been published in numerous books, advertisements and magazines. A former bead store owner, Patti's passion for beading has spanned three decades. She lives in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.