Follow the clear step-by-step instructions to make a dazzling array of beaded baubles, stars, icicles and snowflakes, and adorable beaded Christmas Tree, Santa, Angel and Christmas Pudding designs that look great as earrings and work equally well as small decorations. Learn how to take the designs further by changing the bauble size, create mobiles, make beautiful beaded tassels, or simply take your favourite element of a design and create a beautiful piece of jewellery.
Julie Ashford is the owner and creative force behind the Spellbound Bead Co. Julie has been creating beaded designs, teaching and producing bead kits for many years. The company was founded 32 years ago and as well as specialising in retailing a huge range of beads and related products, Spellbound is best known for its fantastic range of in house designed kits and best selling beading books. She is the author of Spellbinding Beaded Jewellery, Spellbound Festive Beading; Spellbound Festive Beading Two; Spellbound Beaded Tassels and Starting to Make Bead Jewellery.
Introduction 4 Essential Ingredients 6 Tools & Useful Extras 7 Tips & Techniques 8 Brick Stitch for Beginners 9 THE PROJECTS Crystalline Snowflake 10 Aurora Star 14 Sirius Star 17 Art Deco Bauble 20 Net & Tassel Bauble 26 Aragon Bauble 32 Georgian Bauble 38 Swags & Tails Bauble 44 Starry Night Bauble 50 Emperor Bauble 58 Anatolia Bauble 64 Snowstorm Bauble 70 Byzantium Bauble 76 Sparkline Icicle 82 Christmas Earrings 85 Christmas Puddings 86 Angel Earrings 88 Santa Earrings 92 Christmas Tree Earrings 94 Index & Suppliers 96