Lynn's Beady Book!

My first book, 'Learn to Make Bead Jewellery', is published Nov 2015 by Kalmbach in the US and by Search Press in the UK and Europe. I'm a bit excited about this...
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'True Blue Heart' features lampwork by Sally Carver, a silver heart by Becci Crabtree and a handmade hook clasp by George Harper. Proper grownup stringing with top-of-the-range artisan materials

'True Blue Heart' features lampwork by Sally Carver, a silver heart by Becci Crabtree and a handmade hook clasp by George Harper. Proper grownup stringing with top-of-the-range artisan materials

'Simple Pleasures' earrings. The very first project in the book, seaglass earrings with a whole flock of lovely variations and a lot of beading know-how in the notes.

'Simple Pleasures' earrings. The very first project in the book, seaglass earrings with a whole flock of lovely variations and a lot of beading know-how in the notes.

Alternative colourway for 'Glowing Treasures' put together as a symmetrical necklace because not everybody is as keen on asymmetry and randomness as I am! Lampwork beads by Tan Grey

Alternative colourway for 'Glowing Treasures' put together as a symmetrical necklace because not everybody is as keen on asymmetry and randomness as I am! Lampwork beads by Tan Grey

Was ever anything more evocative of sand and shells? I can't wait for it to be summertime again! Tiny lampwork beads are 'little wishes' by Tan Grey

Was ever anything more evocative of sand and shells? I can't wait for it to be summertime again! Tiny lampwork beads are 'little wishes' by Tan Grey

New leaf necklace with French beading, pattern from my stringing book. I love this retro colour scheme!

New leaf necklace with French beading, pattern from my stringing book. I love this retro colour scheme!

'Beach Love Beads' with optional shell pendant. So much fun to make, but find somewhere to hang them up to store them if you don't want a beautiful tangle in your jewellery box!

'Beach Love Beads' with optional shell pendant. So much fun to make, but find somewhere to hang them up to store them if you don't want a beautiful tangle in your jewellery box!

Reviewer Jean Yates loved this 'Fall Leaves' project, which uses French beading to create pendants from seed beads. She says it's an extraordinary project to find in a beginners' book - and she's right - the thing is, the techniques are actually really easy and the results are gorgeous! I wear this piece a lot.

Reviewer Jean Yates loved this 'Fall Leaves' project, which uses French beading to create pendants from seed beads. She says it's an extraordinary project to find in a beginners' book - and she's right - the thing is, the techniques are actually really easy and the results are gorgeous! I wear this piece a lot.

'Crystal Cascade' is an adaptation of the 'floater' necklace technique, loads of sparkle and movement and very very simple to do!

'Crystal Cascade' is an adaptation of the 'floater' necklace technique, loads of sparkle and movement and very very simple to do!

My trusty tools! Five of these made all the projects in the book (round-nosed pliers, flat-nosed pliers, wire cutters, magical crimping pliers, two-step crimping pliers)

My trusty tools! Five of these made all the projects in the book (round-nosed pliers, flat-nosed pliers, wire cutters, magical crimping pliers, two-step crimping pliers)

'Light My Fire' glows with a radiant gradient of seed beads sprinkled with tiny crystals. Learn to use a bead spinner and make this in an afternoon!

'Light My Fire' glows with a radiant gradient of seed beads sprinkled with tiny crystals. Learn to use a bead spinner and make this in an afternoon!

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