Issue 13

On a Voyage of Discovery
June 2012

Heather Kingsley-Heath: During her “Beading Research Trip” the qualified textile designer developed the Albion stitch and has published two books about it. Enjoy her fine, varied designs and work the beautiful scarf brooch.

The Whole Nine Yards

Give your jewelry more pizzazz by embellishing the edges. In this course we give you tips on techniques and show you what to watch out for.

Volkmann’s Feeling for Glass

Evamarie and Volker Volkmann: The married couple has been involved in glass art craftmanship for around 45 years. They were the first in Germany to share their techniques with the masses—through their “GlasDesign” pattern books and the sale of equipment and supplies—as well as the organization of courses.

Helpful tools for beading, Part 1

Here we present the most important in two parts.

… and many projects.

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Contents

Editorial
3
Contents
4
Find of the Season
6
News | Calendar
8
Heather Kingsley-Heath: On a Journey of Discovery
10
Course: Borders
22
Exhibitors of the 2nd BEADERS BEST Bead Art Fair
37
Portrait: Volkmann’s Feeling for Glass
60
Letters to the Editor
70
Tips and Tricks
71
Winners
71
Recommended Reading
81
Bead Shop Listings
82
In the Know: Helpful Tools for Beading
85
IBA 2012 Nominees
88
Preview | Imprint
98