Far Away Places|
A gem of a travel guide!
Leave it to Suzanne Cooper to design a world trip
full of lush and lovely images. This travelogue contains patterns
for 40 different necklace, mini-tapestries and earring patterns, with
full color realistic charts, photographs of finished pieces and a
mini-commentary on each.
This is another book that I would want to own even if
I didn't bead. Patterns ranging from a gorgeous Geisha, a
wonderful wall hanging Cuckoo Clock, Midnight at the Chrysler Building,
Mud Cloth, Fleur de Lis, an incredible Carousel Horse and one of my
favorites, and China Goldfish (with amazing detail) all combine with
many other beauties to make up an amazing beaded work tour.
Suzanne also includes her "Beader's Digest" condensed
instructions as well as a graph for text to be used on amulet straps.
She includes her handy dandy bead guide for you to copy and use, as
We even get an introduction to the "Bead Elves" and see the
beadwork of such luminaries as Frieda Bates, Bonnie Brooks, Sally
Miller, Barbara Henthorn, Debbie Williams, Valerie Hixson, Elizabeth
Scarborough, Charlene Hughes Betsey Ventrella Johnnie Garrison, Cisco
Cosgrove, Sherrill Lewis, and Katie Magill.
Each of the graphs are full page, so there will be no need to enlarge
or get new eyeglasses. They are easy to read, and many have some
great tips for wearing or displaying the finished