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Beaded Christmas Table by Katie Dean
Beaded Christmas Table by Katie Dean
A beautiful, well-written and well thought out book on bead weaving and French wire beadwork!! The projects range from beginner to advanced, and include some really gorgeous decorations! I love the little packets, and especially the Christmas pudding - how adorable!!! The napkin rings and crackers are wonderful too, and so well explained. I think that these would be fantastic gifts to give as well as making them for your own holiday table - I know I would be thrilled to receive such pretty ornamentation!!

Not only do you get such fabulous projects, but a wide range of information, tips and tricks to beading in all its wonder. The chapters which review basic information (including… Read more
Beaded Christmas Gifts and Cards by Katie Dean
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended, 5 Nov 2013
I highly recommend this book for beginning beaders and intermediate beaders alike! It's just chock full of wonderful beading information and tips, as well as some really beautiful projects. I found the section on tools, threads, and basic beading stitches to be really comprehensive and easy to understand, and the introduction of videos as a learning tool is REALLY helpful!! There are also resources listed to help in sourcing your supplies.

The jewelry projects are lovely, and sure to please someone on your gift list, and the greeting cards are something that I personally ADORE. What a wonderful idea, and it combines a little gift for family and friends, which I think is just… Read more
Beaded Christmas Decorations by Katie Dean
5.0 out of 5 stars Grab one!, 5 Nov 2013
Another wonderful book! I had the ebook format, and I highly recommend it! It was clear and concise, and provided SO much information and such beautiful decorative projects! The bells on the cover are stunning, and much easier to create than they look, and one of the huge draws here is that you not only learn bead weaving, but some French wire beading as well - something I've been wanting to try out!

The information included in the beginning chapters of the book are really helpful, and I loved that the book included video links for learning basic stitches.

Grab one!!! Review by Nancy Dale, USA