Embellishments are in and the most popular are beads! Beads of every shape, color, and description are the perfect complement to so many styles of quilts and quilting. Unfairly thought of as time-consuming, the quick and easy methods of beading by machine will have you jumping into the wonderful world of bead embellishment. Just follow the clearly photographed, step-by-step instructions for beading success. Once you get started, you won t want to stop. Terry White has designed and embroidered since grade school. Originally devoted to handwork, she has turned to the machine and excels in developing techniques for machine work that have the look of handwork. She teaches all over the United States. Another AQS book by Terry: Thread Painting Made Easy.
Bead embellishment can be used on a range of projects, from needlework and quilting to home decor, and there's no better place to begin than with All Beaded Up By Machine, a survey of 9 projects showing how to use machine beading to create wallhangings, fashion accessories, and more. Each project receives color photos and clear step-by-step patterns for easy completion. Any library catering to needleworkers or crafts learners will find it a fine pick. -Midwest Book Review
You will love these super-speedy machine beading techniques! - 07/27/2009
Reviewer: Kathy Troup from USA
Beads can add texture, color, and a delicious twinkle to stitched textiles - but applying them can be very time consuming. Using photos and clear step-by-step instructions, this interesting book describes various ways to couch threaded beads onto fabric using a sewing machine. It also introduces some simple and useful equipment and, once you have mastered the basic techniques, there are nine projects to create wallhangings, fashion accessories and more. If you enjoy using beads in your work, you'll love these super-speedy machine beading techniques.-- Kathy Troup, Editor, STITCH with the Embroiderer's Guild, August/September issue, page 38.
Use your machine to bead on fabric! - 07/07/2009
Reviewer: Quilters Newsletter Magazine from USA
Seven techniques and nine projects will give you the confidence to embellish a variety of designs. Quilters Newsletter Magazine, June/July 2009, page 23.
"A fine pick" - 05/18/2009
Reviewer: James A. Cox from Oregon, WI, USA
Bead embellishment can be used on a range of projects, from needlework and quilting to home decor, and there's no better place to begin than with "All Beaded Up By Machine," a survey of nine projects showing how to use machine beading to create wallhangings, fashion accessories, and more. Each project receives color photos and clear step-by-step patterns for easy completion. Any library catering to needlework or crafts learners will find it a fine pick. James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief, The Midwest Book Review, "The Bookwatch," May 2009.