Susan Beal is a craft writer in Portland, Oregon, who teaches and designs projects for the Pendleton Woolen Mill Store. She is the author of seven craft books, including Bead Simple, Button It Up, Modern Log Cabin Quilting, and Sewing for all Seasons. She's also a contributing editor at Stitch magazine, the historian for the Modern Quilt Guild, and the mother of two children, Pearl and Everett. See more of Susan's work, and her Pendleton projects, on her blog, westcoastcrafty.com.
I got this as a gift for my granddaughter. She and I were both thrilled by the assortment and beauty of the jewelry. Good instructions and pictures.Published 4 months ago by Mema
'Bead Simple' is a useful beginner's guide to bead stringing, featuring basic jewelry making techniques and easy-to-follow projects. Read morePublished 4 months ago by No Ordinary Tomato
This really does have the basics for using beads to create and the photos are great to show step by step.Published 10 months ago by Linda A. Wilson
This book helped me in learning beading jewelry. I made lot of jewelry i,e. earrings, necklaces, bracelets from this book.Published 12 months ago by tina
It was a great idea for me to buy this book. It is so helpful and full of a ton of designs that I can practice and adapt into my own designs. I highly recommend it.Published 13 months ago by petrina
this is another gift which makes it real hard to tell you how the book was or is not for me.Published 13 months ago by Louis Gagnon
I'm not a novice but my friend & I are new to some items (necklaces) and techniques. Luckily we live in a town with quite a few bead suppliers and classes. Read morePublished 14 months ago by NervieCat
I borrowed this book from the library so many times, I finally decided to purchase it. I'm a total beginner and just love the simple designs and the clear, concise directions. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Tucson Gardener
Maybe i expected more creative projects but as it gives credit to it's name *BEAD SIMPLE*,
cause the projects are simple and basic.
I recommend this book for beginners. Read more