Start to Bead by Jill Thomas


Start to Bead by Jill Thomas

Start to Bead is aimed at 10-14 year olds who would love to be creative with beads. The patterns and projects included in the book are ideal for beginners, they are highly achievable using beads, threads and a few simple tools that are readily available through your favourite bead store.Once you have made a few projects from this book you will have learnt some basic beading techniques and will be able to create your own designs.Happy Beading! Use beautiful beads to make fantastic necklaces, rings and bracelets, a trinket pot and even a little bag. It includes step-by-step photographs. It offers easy to follow instructions. It includes simple techniques. It offers lots of creative ideas.


I think it is a good book as it has lots of clear instructions and nice photographs. --Lauren Bishop, age 12, Sunday Express

About the Author

Jill Thomas is an experienced bead-worker. She started beading as a hobby over twenty years ago and turned it into a full-time business in 1994 with the start of GJ Beads. GJ Beads now includes a retail store in St. Ives, Cornwall, a showroom and warehouse at St. Erth, Cornwall, along with a thriving web and mail order based supply company. Jill regularly teaches beadwork classes, and is always developing and designing new ideas and projects.

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48 pages


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Publication date

30th September 2008



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