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81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 46 pages, color photos, 175 B&W diagrams & graphs.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2000
ISBN#  0-9702652-0-4

Use 3 stitch techniques (brick, netting, peyote) to create 25+ adorable holiday designs.  There's something for every major holiday, including Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, July 4th, and more.  There's even a bonus chapter about those sticky subjects: pricing beadwork, selling beadwork, entering competitions, and copyrighting beadwork.  Autographed with durable cover.

81/2 x 11, soft bound, 128 pages, color photos, 110 color diagrams & graphs.
Krause Publications, 1998
ISBN# 0-87341-585-X

Use 6 stitch techniques (back, netting, brick, edging, peyote, split loom) to create 23 eye-catching necklace & earring sets.  There
are collars, chokers, beaded & leather amulet bags, and much more.  Many pieces feature semi-precious cabochons and donuts. Each technique has a unique troubleshooting/adding thread section.  Plus take a look at the gallery of work by other talented Alaskan bead artists.  Autographed.
81/2 x 11, soft bound, 23 pages, color photos, 150 B&W diagrams & graphs.
Design Originals, 1994

Use a variety of techniques to create 18 suncatchers-some for personal adornment and some for home or car decor.  Beads are woven inside metal hoops to make suncatchers.  "Folks in the Lower 48 refer to these as beaded dreamcatchers, but we Alaskans call them suncatchers.  It must have something to do with the role that sunlight plays in our Alaskan life styles."
Autographed.
81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 25 pages, color photos, 66 B&W diagrams.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2002
ISBN#  0-9702652-2-0                            

Learn how to make 19 truly unique beaded baskets.  The techniques produce a woven texture similar to grass or reed baskets.  The sides are so stiff that many believe wire is used in the construction--but it's just beads and thread.  In addition to the basket-making techniques, there are many tips for embellishment and creating unusual basket shapes. Autographed with durable cover.
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81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 46 pages, color photos, 178 B&W diagrams & graphs.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2010
ISBN#  0-9702652-9-8                 NEW                                       
Use a variety of beadwork techniques to create 23 Alaska-inspired designs.  There are necklaces, earrings,  pins, and bracelets, but also a scissors case, miniature headdress, Christmas ornaments and so on. Plus there is fascinating trivia about Alaska.  Autographed with durable cover.
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81/2 x 11, soft bound, 14 pages, color photos, 83 B&W diagrams & graphs.
Sherwood Designs, 1993

SORRY!  This book is out-of-print.  However, many of the designs are in my new book,  BEADED HOLIDAY ADORNMENT.  If your favorite didn't make the cut, look under 
81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 30 pages, color photos, 27 B&W diagrams & 18 color bead graphs.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2002
ISBN#  0-9702652-3-9                             

Why not add a bit  of beadery to your holiday traditions?  This book contains 18 holiday designs for netted pouches.  There's something for every major holiday, including Christmas,  Hanukkah,  Halloween,  Easter, Thanksgiving,  Valentine's Day, St. Patty's Day, Fourth of July, and more.    The bead graphs are large and easy to read; the instructions are detailed and illustrated.  Autographed with durable cover.
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81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 40 pages, color photos, 152 B&W diagrams.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2003
ISBN#  0-9702652-4-7                            

Semi-precious stones and seed beads make a stunning combination!  This book includes 15 projects (necklaces, bracelets, brooches, barrette) for using cabochons  of all kinds (stone, polymer, glass, porcelain, etc.) in beadwork.  Techniques for 14 different edges for finishing are also included.   Plus there are 4 different bezels using 4  beading stitches.   Autographed with durable cover.
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81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 25 pages, color photos, 85 B&W diagrams, 40 full-color bead graphs.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2004
ISBN#  0-9702652-5-5                            

Fans of beaded bracelets will love this book!  There are 40 full-color bracelet designs for all seasons and special occasions.  Plus the designs are versatile--they can be done in any one of three common beadwork stitches: double-daisy chain, brick stitch or peyote stitch. There are suggestions for other uses for the designs, including a bonus pattern, the Snowflake Necklace.   Finally, the book includes suggestions for embellishing the basic bracelet.  Autographed with durable cover.
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81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 54 pages, color photos, 263 B&W diagrams, 20 full-color bead graphs.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2005
ISBN#  0-9702652-6-3                                                  

Want to add some holiday pizzazz to your wardrobe or need a special piece for gift-giving?  This book may be just what you're looking for.  For each month there are directions for 4 pieces of beaded jewelry:  a bracelet, earrings, a necklace, and a pin.    That's a total of 48  festive patterns!  The beadwork techniques include the most popular ones: peyote stitch, brick stitch, herringbone stitch, netting, and fancy  advanced stringing.   Autographed with durable cover.
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81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 42 pages, color photos, 168 B&W diagrams, 6 full-color bead graphs.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2005
ISBN#  0-9702652-7-1                                                   

Tired of making beaded jewelry?  Take a break from that, and focus your beady energies on something new: ordinary objects.  This book includes 17 designs for beadifying bottles, baskets, wooden boxes, ornaments, eggs, metal rings, and even the salt shaker.  The beadwork techniques include the most popular ones: peyote stitch, brick stitch, herringbone stitch, right-angle weave, netting, and back stitch.   Autographed with durable cover.
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81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 26 pages, color photos, 100 B&W diagrams.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2006
ISBN#  0-9702652- 8-X                        NEW                                                  
Use basket weave and peyote stitch to create unique beaded baskets, vessels and beaded beads.   This book includes 12 NEW designs, including the popular "Beaded Urn" and "The Pedestal Basket. " Autographed with durable cover.
  $20.00
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81/2 x 11, spiral bound, 20 pages, 10 puzzles + answers, copyright quiz.
Shanigans' Bead Shenanigans, 2002
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1 Bead Types, 2 Beady Equipment, 3 Beadwork Techniques, 4 Findings,  5 Lampworked Beads, 6 Rocks & Stones, 7 Surface Finishes of Beads, 8 Trade Beads, 9 Working with Polymer Clay, 10 Working with Wire.

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