Beaders will relish having the best designs from one of the art's most popular figures -- Anna Elizabeth Draeger -- all in one handy, timeless volume. Anna offers 25 designs for many classic bead stiches, including herringbone, ladder, peyote, right-angle weave, crossweave, and more. These fashionable cuffs, bangles, necklaces, and earrings incorporate a wide variety of styles and materials. Classic Stitching also includes plenty of tips and advice from the popular Ask Anna advice columns, 10 pages of mini stitch workshops, and a gallery showcasing art glass beads. As always, Anna's elegant designs lend themselves well to variation and experimentation, so beaders at every level will find something to try!
Anna Elizabeth Draeger is a well-known jewelry designer, former associate editor for Bead&Button magazine, and the author of Crystal Brilliance, Great Designs for Shaped Beads, Creative Designs Using Shaped Beads, and Crystal Play. Anna lives in Dousman, WI.