Julia Pretl's Big Book of Beadwork: 32 Projects for by Julia S. Pretl

By Julia S. Pretl

This quantity brings jointly the superior of Julia Pretl's bead collections. during this compilation of the author's prior 3 books, Beaded Collars, Bead Knitted Bags, and Little Bead Boxes, you'll examine Julia’s unique tools for beading miniature vessels, knit handbags, and vintage neck items. Julia additionally deals guideline for growing four-, five-, and six-sided oblong, sq., and stacked miniature packing containers; vintage-style bead-knitted purses; and complicated neckpieces, encouraged via the dramatic jewellery worn through the traditional Egyptians.

Each of the cutting edge initiatives encompasses a fabrics record and directions offered either in written and charted shape. With specified guide and sequenced illustrations, the writer presents transparent, step by step guidance.

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Divide the remainder in half and roll each into a tube to create arms. 7 Starting just above the pant line, attach an arm to each side by poking directly into the body. 3 Stretch and wrap one-half of the pink wool around the upper half of the body and poke into place, folding the top over and poking along the fold to make a clean line. MAKING THE NOSE AND EYES 8 Take half of the remaining white wool and roll into a ball to create a nose. 9 Poke the nose into the bottom of the face, shaping it into an oval.

While he wants to be a ranger and protect the woods from danger, he’s equally happy sacked out on your bookshelf. For this project, you’ll layer color over an L-shaped body and then add features to give him a ferociously cute look. 25 oz/7 g dark gray wool (for the back and head, ears, tail, and arms) Scraps of black wool (for the nose, eyes, and claws) MAKING THE BODY 1 Take one-half of the white wool and roll it tightly into a tube. Then, use the felting needle to poke the wool repeatedly until it becomes smooth, but leave the roving loose on one end.

Be sure it adheres firmly. 5 cm in diameter. Repeat to attach the remaining felt balls to fully cover the top and sides of the body. Leave a space on the top of the body for the head and leave the underside completely uncovered. If your sheep has any bare spots, make and attach a few more wool balls. MAKING THE LEGS 7 8 Gently work the wool into a tube shape, leaving the roving loose on one end. 9 Repeat steps 8 and 9 to make three more legs the same size and shape, leaving the roving loose on one end and ­adding white wool to the bottom section to form the hooves.

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