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While the projects in Alice Korach's first book Beading with Cubes and Triangles featured classic stitches - peyote, brick and herringbone - the projects in Beading with Cubes and Triangles 2 use unusual stitch variations as well as few made-up stitches and techniques. Even experienced beaders may encounter techniques here that are completely new to them.

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Beading with Cubes and Triangles 2

Beading with Cubes and Triangles 2

Author: Alice Korach
Pages: 35
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Design Originals
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4G0BE162
Weight: 0.6 lb

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Introduction from the Author

When Suzanne McNeill and I decided I should design innovative projects using cube and triangle beads, we didn't determine how many. I have always had a horror of not preparing enough food when I entertain and I approached the content of Beading with Cubes and Triangles the same way.

So, of course, I created twice as many projects as would fit in one book so we have Cubes and Triangles 2. Each book contains an exciting mix of bracelet and necklace projects for a variety of skill levels.

While the projects in the first book feature classic stitches - primarily peyote, brick and herringbone - the projects in this book use unusual stitch variations as well as a few made-up stitches and techniques. Even experienced beaders may encounter techniques here that are completely new to them.

"Octagon Weave" is a very useful stitch, making it possible to use large-hole beads successfully in right-angle weave; and the beaded button I made for that bracelet is quick, easy and a great clasp alternative.

My favorite project is the "Saturn Bracelet" even though it can only be worn for special, arty occasions. It offered the most challenges - acquiring varied beads, and working double herringbone that joins seamlessly.

I am really please with this book. All the projects are much easier than they look, but you will learn a lot from doing each of them. Have fun.

About the Author

Alice Korach is the founding editor of Bead&Button Magazine. Her idea in starting the magazine was that there were many people like her who wanted to know how beautiful beadwork was created, and she was right!

From childhood on, Alice practiced almost all forms of needle art, taking up beading when she was eight and knitting at eleven. She always loved teaching and sharing her skills and knowledge with other. In her first career, Alice earned a Ph.D.. in English literature and became a college professor. The biggest problem with academia for her was that one was required to write uninteresting articles for a limited audience of hostile specialists.

So Alice moved on the Threads Magazine where she was an editor in all areas of fiber arts, particularly knitting and contributed numerous articles of her own work, most notably, the first article explaining bead knitting since the early years of the 20th century.

Alice always knew that she was a good technician and skilled designer, but she only gradually learned that she was also an artist when she had the privilege of learning pate de verre from Donna Milliron. Alice went on to create dozens of unique three-dimensional glass sculptures including figurative, abstract, and floral works. Practicing art in glass freed something within her that has led to an autistic flowering in other forms of bead art as well.

Alice teaches at national conventions and shops, particularly at the 'Beads Needs' shop in Hales Corner, Wisconsin.

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Diamonds on the Square Bracelets6-9
Octagon Weave Bracelet10-13
Spiky Spiral Rope Earrings14-15
Python Necklace16-19
Parquet Necklace20-25
Wheels within Wheels Necklace26-29
Saturn Bracelet30-35

Diamonds on the Square Bracelets

Spiky Spiral Rope Earrings

Octagon Weave Bracelet

Parquet NecklacePython Necklace

Wheels within Wheels Necklace Saturn Bracelet



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