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Now you can learn how to make beautiful bracelets, earrings and necklaces using some of the best-selling bead instruction Tutorial in the country! Written by award-winning artist and teacher, Lillian Todaro, these invaluable guides include step-by-step, fully illustrated Tutorial, examples, tips, and much more. Lilly offers you a system of inter-related books and projects that takes you from the basic stitches you need all the way through the intermediate and advance techniques she invented and/or perfected to create award-winning beadwork.

Inspired by actual use in her classes, each tutorial covers a specific technique used to create a project. Each is tested, proven, and has been refined over the years to provide you with an easy and enjoyable experience, no matter your level of expertise.

Lilly says, "I believe in 'beading, not reading' so text is kept to a minimum with the emphasis on BIG easy-to-follow illustrations and photos. Many of these projects, you can complete in an afternoon or weekend. And the more you bead, the faster and more proficient you will become."

Companion kits include quality components, which make it easier to create each piece and enhance the experience of learning while creating.
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Bracelet Kit & Tutorial

"Crystal Caterpillar Bracelet" Project
(Beginners)

Explore a completely new world in beadwork with one of Lillian Todaro's beautiful bead weaving designs. Make a beautiful crystal bracelet while learning a fun, easy, and fast bead stitch, the “Slither Stitch” which is a very old and versatile bead weaving stitch. Many colors to chose from...

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Bracelet Kit & Tutorial

"Crystal Hoopla Earrings" Project
(Beginners)

Explore the creative possibilities of these simple yet irresistible Peyote Stitch Beaded Earrings. Learn how to easily make these beautiful and stylish earrings out of different size beads and crystals.

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Bracelet Kit & Tutorial

"Cutie Hootie Necklace" Project
(Intermediate)

Bring this beautiful and adorable crystal owl to life with peyote stitch bezel setting. This is an assemblage project. First you make his Tummy, then his eyes, and then head. You then assemble them together and finish with embellishing for the wings and feet. This whimsical cutie will charm all that look into his big wise eyes, a real conversation piece.

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Bracelet Kit & Tutorial

"Carapace" Bracelet Project
(Intermediate)

Learn to create the visually appealing Carapace Bracelet using the versatile Peyote Stitch. Explore creating texture and patterns with the dimensional effects of the bead sculpture technique, the “V” Ripple. Knowledge of Peyote Stitch helpful. Step-by-step fully illustrated with color diagrams.

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Bracelet Kit & Tutorial

"Black Hearts Necklace" Project
(Beginners)

This is a very simple bead weaving project using the new Mini Duo Beads. The result is a spectacular necklace that goes with many styles of dress from casual to Steampunk Victoriana. Hearts are a universal symbol of love and acceptance. It is also very stylish and feminine with a single Swarovski Crystal dangling from each heart.

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Begin Peyote Stitch Book

Easy Peyote Stitch Bracelet Projects
(Beginners)

This is the book you need to get started. You will learn the fundamental Flat Peyote Stitch, bead and loop closure, and graphing. When you're done, you will have a beautiful bracelet for yourself, or to give as a gift. Some beaders have made dozens, each in a different color! You're going to love how easy it is.

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Marmen Caranda Kit & Book Marmen Caranda Kit & Book Spring Bouquet Kit & Book Two Tutorial Spring Bouquet Kit & Book Marmen Caranda Kit & Book

"Shaggy Chic" Bracelet Projects
(Beginner to Intermediate)

These kits take that same, easy-to-make flat peyote-stitch base you learned above, and teaches you how to add embellishments to it.
Our kits include everything you need, including all these beautiful hard-to-find Czech glass fruits and/or flowers

"Marmen Caranda"Bracelet
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Spring Bouquet Bracelet
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Shaggy Chic Combo Book

"Shaggy Chic" Bracelets Book
(Beginner to Intermediate)

If you have all the beads and embellishments, all you need is this comprehensive book with Tutorial for four different and beautiful Shaggy Chic Bracelets.


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"Marmen Caranda"Bracelet
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Spring Bouquet Bracelet
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Bead Sculpture Book

The New Ndebele Book with 3 Projects!
(Beginner to Intermediate)

Learn the Classic Ndebele/Herringbone Stitch and expand your beading skills with my step-by-step, fully illustrated Tutorial and diagrams by starting with a easy beginner project that will teach you all the fundamentals. Plus there are two more projects that will teach you the secrets of how to bead a variety of Ndebele/Herringbone projects.

Necklace & Bracelet Projects

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Crystal Message Bracelet
(Beginner to Intermediate)

When you're ready to make something truly unique, that's easy and elegant, this is the perfect project! And you learn the Single-Needle Right Angle weave, which is useful for many projects. You can create pieces of jewelry that have enduring beauty and value. The book includes lots of examples and templates to design your own unique messages! Buy the book alone and use any kind of beads, or buy the kits which contain all Swarovski Crystal.

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Crazy Daisy Crystal Bracelet

Crazy Daisy Crystal Bracelet
(Beginner to Intermediate)

A sweet nostalgic design Lilly created in the late 70’s when crazy daisies were hip and in fashion, then updated when Swarovski Crystals became more readily available for increased beauty and value. The project works up fast because you add three beads at a time to create a stunning and stylish bracelet made with your own two hands. The “Crystal Crazy Daisy Bracelet” is Lilly’s original design.

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Crystal Sunflower Bracelet

Crystal Sunflower Bracelet
(Beginner to Intermediate)

Spring into Spring with Swarovski bling, “Crystal Sunflower Bracelet” is a color variation of a sweet nostalgic design Lilly created in the late 70’s when crazy daisies were hip and in fashion, then updated when Swarovski Crystals became more readily available.

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Spiral Bangle Book

Spiral Bangle
Bracelet, Earrings, Necklace Projects

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Lilly says, "This is my most popular project, the Peyote Spiral. I call it a "big bang for your buck project" because it looks complicated and sophisticated. However it is easy to learn and make. I take you through it one bead at a time. This single tutorial will show you how to make everything from bracelets, to necklaces, and earrings."

3rd Edition

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3 Exciting Spiral Bead Projects

3 Exciting Spiral Projects
(Beginner to Advanced)

The Spiral Bangle book and kit has been so popular, we added a Book Two with three more new Spiral projects. They take you from very easy beginner to intermediate to advanced.

• Lazy Pearl Spiral
• Ndebele Spiral Necklace
• Big Bang Spiral Bracelet


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Angular Obsession Bracelet Kit & Book

Angular Obsession Bracelet Kits

This project uses a combination of the flat-peyote stitch and the Ndebele weave, to create the perfect-shaped triangles. Learn to make four different triangles and a 3-dimensional triangle that makes a perfect toggle clasp, etc. You learn to make a bracelet and learn the techniques to make spectacular necklaces, too!


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Candies Bracelet Kit & Book

  NEW!   Candy Bracelet Kits

These bracelets looks like colorful, hard candies all strung together. In reality, they are made of individual beads woven together into a tube of larger beads, which creates the illusion of a multicolored candy bangle bracelet.

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Beginning Techniques of Bead Sculpture Book One (Beginning to Intermediate)

Introducing the perfect book for beaders who want to really add dimension and texture to their beadwork. We show you all the steps in two terrific projects that will make unique bracelets, and give you the foundation to continue on to Book Two (below) and make full, multi-technique bead sculptures.

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Techniques of Bead Sculpture -
Book Two Vol.1
(Intermediate to Advanced)

Learn more than a dozen techniques that you can use in endless variations to make award-winning wearable art. Detailed photos of each technique are included, then a master reference showing how the techniques can be used together or alone. "There are no mistakes, only endless variations with bead sculpture," Lilly says. No two creations are ever the same.

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