Beading: Basic and Boutique, Barbara L. Farlie, Creative Home Library, 1971, Meredith Corp., hardcover, 149pp incl. index.
Vintage how-to book for creating beautiful beaded jewelry, hair barrettes and bows, fashion accessories, fruit and flowers, decorative home items, holiday ornaments, and more - including easier projects for children. The author provides a history, step-by-step instructions and lots of specific detail that will instruct the beginner and inspire the craft expert.
Most of the approximately 100 projects are classic designs that can easily be personalized and updated, though there are a few fun and funky vintage 60s ideas as well - like the pearl necklace embellished with a peace symbol.
Well written, friendly, and informative, this beading manual will become a treasured part of your craft library.
In excellent, near-new condition - covers bright, all pages intact, clean, and unbent.