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BEADED BAGS & MORE, 2nd Ed, Ed Jules & Kaethe Kliot .
A rare collection of bags from 1920's sources to knit and crochet. Projects include both drawstring and rigid frame styles. Also includes techniques for embroidered bead embellishment from the 19th c. for costume and accessories. Additional material not in original edition. ISBN 978-1-891656-63-7. 146pgs $22.00


BEAD WORK 2nd Edition, edited by Jules & Kaethe Kliot.
Virtually every form of beadwork including weaving, embroidery, canvaswork, crochet and knitting from several early 20th century sources. Includes projects for various purses including the Miser's purse, jewelry, belts, ties, collars etc. 96 pages. $17.50

For the knitting and beading enthusiast, 26 historic beaded bags are presented with instructions and charted patterns for the knitter who will want to recreate them. The author discusses the relationship of these bags and their designs to the traditions of the areas of their Dutch origins. 0-916896-67-6 56pgs. $15.00
  BEAD WEAVING: ELEGANCE, Takako Sako. $22.00
Elegant projects and detailed instructions for beaded bags, necklaces, brooches, pins and other decorative accessories with finishing techniques. and instructions for 2-needle bead weaving. ISBN 1-891656-14-7. 128 pgs
  BEAD WEAVING: CLASSICS, Takako Sako. $22.00
A rich collection of bags and accessories with charts, detailed instructions and finishing techniques. ISBN 1-891656-20-1. 128pgs


Are you looking for a chain to hang your new victorian bead knitted purse on? We carry chain in Antique Gold and Silver sold by the foot.

Purse Frame Chain


We carry a large selection of size 11 seed beads by the hank as well as some fire polished crystal and glass pearls. We will be updating this area with pictures of our selection in the near future.


Please visit our online store for our full collection of purse frames. Please contact us if you have any questions about a purse frame.


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