A fresh and thorough approach to learning and mastering herringbone stitch! A follow-up to Mastering Peyote Stich, Mastering Herringbone Stitch provides a solid overview to the second-most popular beadweaving technique- herringbone stitch. Learn the basics of creating flat bands, then advance into circular, tubular, and spiral variations of the stitch. Additional chapters cover combining herringbone with other beadweaving techniques such as peyote stitch, square stitch, brick stitch, and right-angle weave. Former Beadwork Designers of the Year such as Kelly Wiese, Lisa Kan, Leslie Frazier, Carole Ohl, Jean Power, Jill Wiseman, and Jean Campbell, contribute project designs to demonstrate a range of styles. Twenty new step-by- step projects are included, with many variations. Take your beading to the next level with Mastering Herringbone Stitch-a comprehensive guide for advanced beginners as well as an inspirational resource.
Melinda Barta is editor of Beadwork magazine. In her Beadwork column, Custom Cool, she teaches beaders of all skill levels how to create custom components using beadweaving stitches. Melinda is the author of the books Custom Cool Jewelry, Hip to Stitch, and Mastering Peyote Stitch, and coauthor of Mixed Metals (all from Interweave).