A complete primer on beading. Best of Bead&Button:Get Started Beading instructs readers in the basics of beadwork. Bead stringing, wirework, and the most common bead stitches - peyote, brick, square, herringbone, and right-angle weave - are presented through clear instructions, photos, and illustrations. Stylish accessories accompany each technique and provide lasting inspiration. With more than 45 fabulous projects - from simple strung necklaces to multi-strand bracelets and spiral wire embellishments - this volume is packed with great information and ideas.
I love this book. It's thorough, covers a wide variety of techniques and beautiful color pictures with clear instructions. Not all of the designs are that innovative, but it's a great start for beginners.