Bead Techniques with a Bead Roller

Linda Peterson

Bead Techniques with a Bead Roller

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Now any crafter can use a bead roller to make uniform beads and create striking jewelry projects from the beads you make yourself! Make jewelry for yourself, your friends and family, or to sell at craft fairs or online. The easy, illustrated, step-by-step instructions can turn a beginner into an expert jeweler in no time. You'll be able to wear your results in stunning fashion! Bead rolling sounds intimidating. However, after reading a few simple tips, you will be able to create one of a kind works of art with minimal effort and costs. Getting started is simple! Polymer clay will be your primary medium. It is an adaptable material with a plasticity that will allow you to shape it into whatever you want. The techniques in this book teach a number of interesting ways you can mold beads into small individual sculptures. The Professional Bead Roller will afford you uniform output, yet every bead you make will be unique because of your own personal flair. Use one color or mix up shades to create amazing combinations. The sky is the limit when it comes to what you'll be able to make. Match jewelry to your favorite shirt or dress. Design pieces to complement your mood. Give seasonal gifts with holiday themes. Once you're able to craft this wearable art, anything is possible. Here is advice on: *Painting: binding agents in acrylics provide a permanent bond *Basic Patterns: add stripes, polka dots, and more *Antiquing: create a beautiful, classic look *Textures: apply exclusive feels to each individual bead *Inclusions: incorporate other elements into clay for an exotic appeal. With a few essential supplies, you'll be on your way to rolling beads in no time. It's an awesome handiwork to master, and here are 43 projects to get you started and keep you going.
Pages 20
Publish Date 2007-01-01
series None
Size 8.5" x 11.0" x 0.0"
Author Linda Peterson

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