Make your own beautiful bead flowers and wedding bouquets, using the traditional craft of French beading. The techniques are made easy in this ebook, with step-by-step instructions, detailed photos and comprehensive video demonstrations by prizewinning beader Katie Dean – the next best thing to having the author standing by your side as you learn.
Katie demonstrates the basic techniques of French beading, then shows how to make individual bead flowers, including, lilies, stephanotis, gypsophila and roses, along with the other elements needed to make floral arrangements, such as leaves, fern and ivy. There are instructions for creating wedding bouquets in four designs: teardrop, hand-tied and cascade bouquets, and a bridesmaid’s pomander.
You can also use this ebook to make table decorations, buttonholes, corsages, and hair ornaments – all from beads and wire. These beautiful bead flowers will make a truly unique accessory for your special day, and will last forever.
Please note that because there is around 60 minutes of video in this ebook, it is a very large download file!
The follow-up to this ebook, with more designs for French beaded flowers is: Beaded Wedding Flowers & Corsages.
See also by Katie Dean: Beaded Cakes in Miniature
Katie Dean’s website: http://beadflowers.co.uk/
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Download Size: 1.6Gb Zip file ISBN: 978-1-906314-38-5
This ebook has embedded video clips that are viewable using Adobe Acrobat Reader (free) on a computer but not the app on a phone or iPad. The videos are also included in a separate folder if you can’t see the ones in the book. On iOS, the Dropbox app will play the complete book including embedded video.