The Art of Making Hand Beaded Bags

The Art of Making Hand Beaded Bags

by KarenTorrisi (Author)


Designed for the novice as well as the experienced hand beader, Karen Torrisi in The Art of Making Hand Beaded Bags shows you exactly how to emulate the artisans of the past. Sixteen beautiful handbag projects are presented with easy-to-follow steps including full descriptions of stitching techniques for:

* cup sequins
* bugle beads
* seed beads
* rhinestones
* bricking
* triple seed
* loop encrusting
* making sequin flowers
* beaded loop
* triple seed loop encrusting
* loose loop fringing
* loop border
* loop ended fringing
* beading on a ring frame
and more


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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 60
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Search Press Ltd
Published: Jul 2002

ISBN 10: 1903975441
ISBN 13: 9781903975442

Author Bio
Karen Torrisi has been hand beading profesionally for nine years. She received a Queens Trust Grant to study Haute Couture Beading and Embroidery in Paris in 1999. Her creations are internationally known and include commissioned work on the gown that Olivia Newton John wore at the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Olympic Games; commissioned work on costumes for the films Moulin Rouge and the upcoming Star Wars II; and for the stage shows Sunset Boulevard, Chicago, My Fair Lady and Miss Saigon amongst others. Karen's work is also highly sought after by bridal wear designers.