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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 19 September 2007
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844482764
  • Carton Qty:
  • Size: 155x215 mm
  • Illustrations: 48
  • Pages: 48
  • RRP: $9.95
  • Series: Twenty to Make
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Twenty to Make: Bracelets


by Amanda Walker

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Book Description

Great for beginners, but with inspirational ideas for more experience jewellery makers, this book has bracelets for everyone!

Bracelets are a great introduction to jewellery making and they never go out of style. Amanda Walker has created twenty gorgeous designs for you to make using simple techniques and beautiful beads.

* Twenty great designs
* Twenty alternative colourways
* Clear step-by-step instructions
* Easy and fun to make

About the Author

About Amanda Walker

Amanda Walker was born in Cambridge in 1958, and moved to Suffolk after her sixth birthday. She led an idyllic country life and attained a Diploma in Fashion. She has had numerous fashion and design jobs, designing everything from men's and women's wear, to handbags, shoes and belts. For the past twenty five years Amanda's design work has encompassed one-off wedding dresses, special occasion outfits, toys (Sindy, Action Man, Simpsons, Tweenys) and millinery. During this period she had also taught at a number of colleges, teaching a variety of different subjects from textiles to soft furnishings. Amanda also regularly contributes to magazines, and was voted 'Designer of the Year' for 2006 and runner up in 2007. This magazine work has led to other opportunities including creating craft and jewellery kits and craft demonstration work for various companies at hobby and craft exhibitions. Amanda says 'I work from my Colchester home that I share with my two gorgeous teenage sons, where I can indulge my passions for cooking, gardening and interior design.'


West Country Embroiderers

Winter 08

An interesting and informative book with full colour plates on how to make unusual and attractive bracelets. At last a chance to use some of those beads and bits from old necklaces. Fun to make and experiment.

Biddy Franklin, Penzance

May 08

Amanda Walkers Twenty to Make: Bracelets is stock full of DIY crafts to keep your wrists oh so fashionable! These beaded essentials are totally adorable and with so many wonderful creations to choose from, theres something to fit everyones personal style.

Sew Today

Feb/Mar 08

Four from a new series of six booklets by different authors, featuring a whole range of funky, imaginative and contemporary crafts. Each contains twenty innovative projects, which are accompanied by easy to follow recipes and close up photography.

'Bracelets' is a great introduction to jewellery making simply link a few beautiful beads together, attach a fastening and you are finished. Simple techniques, clearly shown provide a quick start to this fashion and craft trend.

'Charms' are the latest trendy accessory and can be clipped on bats, jeans, key rings and belts providing extra bling to liven up almost anything. Once again simple techniques provide the starting point to create your own fashionable, wearable designs.

'Necklaces' features fabulous, bold statement making designs with a great infusion of colour to complement the latest high street fashions.

'Artist Trading Cards' are small cards which can be decorated in whatever style you choose with your contact details on the back, they are then swapped (never sold) for other cards. Trading becomes addictive and this book provides a broad range of techniques and materials.

These great little introductory booklets are ideal for the novice crafter wanting a contemporary approach.

Machine Knitting Monthly

Mar 08

Bracelets are a great introduction to jewellery making and they never go out of style. Amanda Walker has created 20 gorgeous designs for you to make using simple techniques and beautiful beads.

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