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- ISBN: 9781449417628 | 1449417620
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 6/12/2012
The popularity of beading is at an all-time high, and it's a great choice for beginners because the supplies are cheap and easy to come by, and you can get terrific results with just an hour or two of practice. Beaded Bugsfeatures 50 options based on just six basic prototypes, so you can quickly pick up the basics and build on your skills. The projects are graded by difficulty level, so you can start with your very first quick and simple butterfly or move on to more complex bees and beetles. Each project also includes full-color photos, illustrations, and step-by-step pattern instructions. The finished bugs can be turned into beautiful, unique jewelry or adornments for key rings and cell phonesand they make great gifts, too. The cute critters in Beaded Bugsare based on real species, and the book also includes a few fun facts on each bug to read as you bead. The creatures include: A tiny scarab beetle A lovely, leggy little lady bug with varied spots Beautifully detailed bees with intricately veined wings and striped bodies Intricate and colorful butterflies, such as the Peacock Swallowtail 3-D caterpillars and cocoons