About the author
Kate Haxell is an experienced craft editor and author. She has worked on a wide range of craft and design books, including Vintage Hearts & Flowers, Quick and Easy Handmade Storage, Quick and Easy Handmade Garden Furniture, and The Seed Bead Book, all published by CICO Books. Visit her website at www.katehaxell.co.uk.
The author is based in London, UK.
Beading beginners will find the instructions easy to follow and will quickly become confident with the weaving and wirework techniques that form the basis of the projects. With over 35 inspiring projects to try, including lots of variations, you can match your outfit and your mood. Start with the wrap-around necklace and the heart pin, expand your new skills with the fringed bracelet and tassel earrings, then take a step into wirework with the snowflake earrings and lace bracelet. Every project builds on what you have learned in the techniques section and shows you how you can use your creativity in a new way. There are also more challenging projects for the beading expert, so why not try the charm bracelet and ring and see where your beads take you.