Issue 35

Fires your Creativity
December 2017

With 16 jewelry instructions. You will find some splendid – from oriental to Italian chic, also simple graphic, subtle classic, dreams in gold ...

Something very special is the versatile wearable jewelry by Cath Thomas: “New Year’s Eve”. The strands are stitched in the newly developed Diamond Weave (DW) – great for practicing. If you want to learn more: The topic „To Catch Swarovski Crystals“ – where where much of the sparkling surface remains visible – continues.

Also: a preview of the many workshops from great designers at the Stuttgart BEADERS BEST Bead Art Fair in April 2018.

Plan and Play

Cath Thomas: The Dutch woman living in Switzerland works meticulously with lots of fun and perseverance to create beaded constructions that surprise and enchant the viewer.

‘To Catch a Crystal’ continues

The Latest from the Beading Think Tank: Bezel beautiful Swarovski crystals so that they sit tight yet a lot of their sparkling surface remains to be seen.

Imagination and Dexterity

A visit to the studio of Yuni Canosa: Here you find comprehensive knowledge of handicraft techniques, imaginative design and very clever hands, which perform different types of haute couture embroidery.

BEADERS BEST 2018

A little preview of course offerings: Short make-and-takes to advanced and master workshops. A brand new addition: jewelry fashioned in haute couture embroidery!

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Contents

Editorial
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Contents
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Find of the Season: Prehistoric beads
6
News | Calendar
8
Cath Thomas – Plan and Play
10
In the Know: To Catch a Crystal
20
Projects from our Readers
60
Yuni Canosa – A look at the world of haute couture embroidery
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Recommended Reading
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BEADERS BEST 2018 Preview and Workshops
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How did that go again? Odd count tubular Peyote
87
Bead Shop Directory
90
Tips and Tricks
93
Preview | Imprint
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