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Sherry Serafini's Sensational Bead Embroidery
by Sherry Serafini
 
Pub Date: June 2017
ISBN: 9781454710370
Format: Paperback with Flaps, 128pp
all in color
8 1/2 X 10

$19.95
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Sherry Serafini's sensational pieces have won admirers for their lavish and richly beaded surfaces. Here, she explains the fundamentals behind her work, from stitches to color theory, and lays out 25 beautifully textured projects. The stunning designs range from a Spiked Angel Brooch to a “Bling Ring,” and each one features fabulous focal-point beads—including a polished stone cabochon and a scintillating crystal rivoli.
Author Bio
Sherry Sherafini is a beadwork artist who has been creating beaded body adornment since 1997. She was voted one of the top 10 instructors in the United States by Bead & Button magazine, lectures and teaches throughout the US, and has won numerous awards for excellence in design. Her one-of-a-kind beaded art is known internationally and is owned and worn by Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Melissa Etheridge, and Fergie. Sherry coauthored TheArt of Bead Embroidery (Kalmbach Books) with artist and dear friend Heidi Kummli, and is featured in Masters: Beadweaving (Lark). She resides in Natrona Heights, PA with her two daughters Erika and Nikki and her Boston Terrier Bailey.
What Others Are Saying
"Serafini’s graphic design and fine art skills shine in brilliant color in this book of breathtaking jewelry art that is part instruction and part inspiration. Exquisite pieces dazzle with an aesthetic that is regal yet whimsical. . . . Casual browser and serious artisan will enjoy the images of finished pieces as well as the photos of some of Serafini’s more elaborate work." —Booklist
 
"When I think of bead embroidery, Sherry Serafini usually comes to mind. Her excellent choices of materials, precise stitching, and overall knock-out creations are inspiring to say the least. If you are familiar with embroidery, this book is set up for you to jump right in, but a motivated beginner shouldn't have any trouble following the clear instructions either." —Bead & Button