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With the large volume of beading books, magazines, tools, and supplies on the market, you need to make careful purchasing decisions to stay within your budget. Read these reviews to learn more about products before you buy. Many fall within the subcategories linked below. The reviews linked directly from this page (below the subcategories) are for general reference books, or other items that do not fit perfectly within a subcategory.
  1. Bead Crochet Books (2)
  2. Bead Embroidery Books (5)
  3. Bead Reviews and Comparisons (5)
  4. Beading Kits (7)
  5. Beading Magazines and Periodicals (4)
  6. Beading Thread (6)
  7. Beading Tools (10)
  8. Beadweaving Books (19)
  9. General Beading Books (3)
  10. Wire Work Books (3)

Make Wire Beads by Lisa Van Herik
A review of the popular book Make Wire Beads by Lisa Van Herik.

Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry
A look at the book Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry, which is a big gallery of contemporary beaded jewelry designs.

Preciosa Twin Beads Review
See what I think about two-hole Twin beads, and add your own customer review.

Review of Bead Riffs by Rachel Nelson-Smith
Learn new ways of combining right-angle weave and peyote stitch in this book that's part of Lark's Beadweaving Master Class Series.

A Review of Woodrose Mountain by RaeAnne Thayne
Woodrose Mountain is a contemporary romance story about a beader who flees to a small town in the Rockies after experiencing a life changing personal tragedy.

The Beader's Guide to Color by Margie Deeb
A review of the book "The Beader's Guide to Color" by Margie Deeb.

Those Bad Bad Beads by Virginia Blakelock
A review of the book "Those Bad Bad Beads" by Virginia Blakelock.

"Creating Glamorous Jewelry" by Jean Campbell: A Book Review
A review of Jean Campbell's book, "Creating Glamorous Jewelry with Swarovski Elements: Classic Hollywood Designs with Crystal Beads and Stones". Jean Campbell is the founding editor of Beadwork Magazine, and a nationally recognized designer, artist and teacher of beadwork.

Book Review: Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry by Lorelei Eurto and Erin Siegel
Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry features eclectic designs that mix ribbon, cord, and fibers with more traditional, yet artsy, jewelry components.

Dimensional Bead Embroidery Book Review
Dimensional Bead Embroidery is an illustrated guide to some of the most interesting bead embroidery techniques. Find out if it's right for you.

Beadmaille: Jewelry with Bead Weaving and Metal Rings
A book review of "Beadmaille: Jewelry with Bead Weaving and Metal Rings" by Cindy Pankopf, published by Lark Books.

Tapestry Bead Crochet: Projects and Techniques by Ann Benson
A book review of "Tapestry Bead Crochet: Projects and Techniques" by author and bead artist Ann Benson.

String-Me-Along Beading Project Bag Product Review
A product review for the String-Me-Along Project Bag from Caravan Beads, Portland, manufactured by The Well Done Experience.

Bead, Play and Love by Beth Stone
A book review of Bead, Play and Love: Structural Stitches for the Intermediate to Advanced Beader by Beth Stone.

Triangluar Bead Crochet Ropes by Judith Bertoglio-Giffin
A book review of Triangular Bead Crochet Ropes: A Pattern Book of 3-Dimensional Bead-Crochet Ropes by Judith Bertoglio-Giffin

Sherry Serafini's Sensational Bead Embroidery: 25 Inspiring Jewelry Projects
A book review of Sherry Serafini's Sensational Bead Embroidery: 25 Inspiring Jewelry Projects.

The Beaded Edge: Inspired Designs for Crocheted Edgings and Trims
A review of the book, "The Beaded Edge: Inspired Designs for Crocheted Edgings and Trims" by Midori Nishida, published by Interweave Press.

Seed Bead Stitching: Creative Variations on Traditional Techniques by Beth Stone
A book review of "Seed Bead Stitching: Creative Variations on Traditional Techniques", written by Beth Stone, published by Kalmbach Books. Kalmbach Books is the publisher of Bead & Button Magazine.

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