Embellishing fabric with beads is a traditional art that is growing once again in popularity. Beaded Embellishment is a must-have volume for anyone interested in the fiber and bead arts, as well as everyone who appreciates great design and intricate beadwork. The authors provide a history of beadwork and tips on getting started. There is a section of techniques that provides clear diagrams of the basic stitches. Ten projects are beautifully photographed, and there are step-by-step instructions. As if that weren’t enough, there is a chapter on design and an extensive Gallery of beaded artwork. Even if you don’t work with beads now, this book will seriously tempt you!