Review- THEN & AGAIN - The BeadAholic Quarterly Webzine,
Then & Again is a collection of 36 designs for peyote
stitch inspired by Suzanne's collection of antique purses. Each
of the 12 sets of designs features an evening purse, a chatelaine
purse and a bracelet. Designs range in skill level from beginner
This is another wonderful book by Suzanne Cooper. Each one
seems to get better and there are so many wonderful patterns
based on historical beaded purses to be used on modern pieces
of beaded art that it takes my breath away. The pattern graphs
are all in color and easy to follow.
Most of the new purse pattern graphs and new finished pieces
are accompanied by a picture of the original antique purse.
Although most of the beaded purses are done using purchased
frames, there are general instructions on how to complete the
purses without using a purchased frame.
Suzanne has done it again - a beautiful book and a must have
for anyone who loves collecting beadwork books and/or using beautiful
Review- THEN & AGAIN-
Copper Coyote Ltd
Suzanne does it again with this wonderful book of designs
based on her extensive collection of antique beaded and mesh
purses. There are 36 designs for evening purses, chatelaine purses
and bracelets, with photos of the original purses from which
she took her inspiration as well as photos of the completed designs.
Truly beautiful beadwork designs, showcased in a beautifully