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Beadwork Creates Beaded Bags: 30 Designs (Beadwork Creates series) [Paperback]

By Jean Campbell (Editor)
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These designs for a wide variety of bags from the beading world's top designers will amaze beginners as well as advanced beadworkers. These 30 projects include clutches, drawstring purses, wrist bags, amulet bags, and even a market bag. Featured are a variety of techniques leading to bags that are not only beautiful, but can often be completed in an evening or weekend, providing instant gratification. Included are tips to help start each project and clear demonstrations of each stitch used in the book. Each project includes information about the designer, giving a feel for the people in and the bead buzz surrounding this interesting and accessible community.

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Pages   136
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 4.25" Height: 9.5"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2003
Publisher   Interweave Press
ISBN  1931499349  
ISBN13  9781931499347  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Jean Campbell has been the editor of "Beadwork Magazine" since its debut in 1998. She is the author of "The Beader's Companion," "Beadwork Creates Bracelets," and "Beadwork Creates Necklaces," She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Jean Campbell was born in 1964.

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Beadwork Creates Beaded Bags: 30 Designs (Beadwork Creates series)   Jun 1, 2008
Another excellent book put together by Interweave, a must for all beaders, so many patterns, so little time to do them all.
Exquisite and artistic bags  Dec 12, 2004
I agree with other reviewers that this shape of book is not the easiest to read, but I flattened my copy and put a weight on it to hold it open while working... no big deal. It's what's inside that counts!

The 30 exquisite purse and bag designs in the book, shown in full color photographs, are contributed by different artists, and each is extremely unique in its design and method. Several of the purses are knitted, and some are crocheted. Some have strands of beads couched onto fabric. Some are created with peyote stitch or on a bead loom, then sewn together. One is sewn onto a metal purse frame. One I partricularly like has strands of beads glued (using special sticky tape) onto a purchased tote in a gorgeous design. Some are large and shopping-baggish, and others are small amulet bags or clutches. Every one of them is gorgeous, and you will not find anything like them in any store, unless it is an expensive boutique. They look like collectors' items.

There are no quick and easy projects here. They require time, commitment to read through the instructions and follow them step by step, and skill with the hands. The written instructions are fairly easy to understand, but experienced crafters will follow them more easily. There are illustrations, but a few more would be helpful.

The last section of the book shows how to do all the different stitches and techniques used in the projects, but for knitted bags, you will already need to know how to knit. Hand and machine sewing skills are required for some of the projects.
great stuff, bad format  Jun 25, 2004
I have to first say that the photos and projects in this book, as well as the others in the Beadwork series, are gorgeous. They are not your typical jewelry items: they show unique colors and mixtures and ideas. Love that part. What I hate about the book is the is long and skinny with a tough spine. In other words, extremely difficult to hold, much less do a project from. It's so narrow that the inside page closest to the spine often cuts off certain words. I tried going to office max to have one drilled to be loose leaf, with the spine cut off, but it still makes for awkward work. Why they couldn't make this a full size book with a lay flat spine is beyond me.
Designed to appeal to all levels of beadworkers  Mar 5, 2004
Jean Campbell edits Beaded Bags, a survey of 30 bag projects designed to appeal to all levels of beadworkers. These aren't just the usual rectangular bags; they are especially notable projects in presenting a diversity of bag styles and designs, from clutches and drawstring purses to wrist bags and market bags. Techniques range from embroidery and loom weaving to bead crochet, with plenty of colorful photos and step-by-step clear instructons.

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