Capture the fleeting beauty of a flower in beads and wire. French Beaded Flowers - The Complete Guide includes everything you need to start making your own lovely floral creations using only beads, wire and a few simple tools. Inside you'll find: * helpful information on selecting the right beads, wire and tools for French beading. * step-by-step instructions and photos for a wide variety of techniques that can be used to create petals, leaves, stems and more. * lessons on botany and the language of flowers to enhance your beaded projects. * patterns for gorgeous individual flowers and arrangements. * tips on using the techniques to design and create your own unique flowers. * an inspiring gallery of advanced beadwork. Give French beading a try and surround yourself with beautiful flowers year-round!