The Art of Bead Embroidery Japanese Style 2 by Margaret Lee

The Art of Bead Embroidery Japanese Style 2 by Margaret Lee

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Who can resist the alluring sparkle and infinite palette of beautiful beads, artfully worked to create spectacular results?

In her second book showcasing this exciting field of decorative arts, Margaret Lee introduces new techniques to further enrich your experience and skills in Japanese-style bead embroidery, allowing your creativity to flourish.

Nine stunning projects are featured, especially designed for practical use but also ideal for framed display, including exquisite purses, bags and folios.

Featured Projects

'The Art of Bead Embroidery Japanese-Style 2' features the following projects:

  • Enchanted

    Twelve-card zipped wallet with a design of jewel-coloured flowers on a dark chocolate background.

  • Jewels

    Glasses case embellished with a mandala-inspired design in jewel and metallic colours.

  • Shippo Flowers

    Traditional Japanese geometric pattern beaded to create a design of repeating flowers, perfect to frame in a box lid.

  • Noshi

    Folded folio adorned with traditional Japanese motifs embroidered using a combination of beads and metal threads.

  • Tropicana

    Vibrant red zipped purse with flowers and leaves inspired by tropical plant forms.

  • After Kadinsky

    Evening clutch bag with striking geometric design inspired by the art of Wassily Kandinksy.

  • Posh

    Silk project bag with a hexagonal box base embellished with repeating geometric and floral motifs.

  • Wau Bulan

    Evening clutch bag with shaping and bead embroidery inspired by the iconic moon kite of Malaysia.

  • Garden Symphony

    Zipped folio featuring colourful Jacobean-style flowers and leaves worked on a dark navy background.