Bead stitchers looking for information and instructions for the major bead stitches will find it all in Bead Stitching Handbook. This complete reference to bead stitching techniques ? the only one of its kind just for stitching ? includes clear, step-by-step illustrations and instructions for 15 different bead stitches, plus variations and lots of tips. Ideal for advanced beginners and experienced bead stitchers looking for accurate, in-depth information, this all-in-one resource also covers other stitching-related techniques like bead embroidery, soutache, and loomwork. Finally, the book includes information on beading materials, beads, thread, tools, weaves, knots, and much more. Each stitch is demonstrated with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations, then demonstrated in a sample project so bead stitchers can see and understand how each stitch is applied. All instructions and projects are written by the contributors and editors of Bead&Button magazine, the original and most comprehensive beading magazine available today. This well-organized, 128-page, 7.25" x 9.4" reference manual is the perfect size for beaders to keep in their workspaces. They'll turn to it again and again!