Beading With Herringbone StitchBook - 2001
The herringbone stitch is a versatile and unique off-loom bead technique. Popularized as the "Ndbele Weave" for its use by a South African tribe of the same name, the stitch is characterized by its snakeskin feel and visible chevron pattern. This guide offers a thorough historical and cultural background of the stitch, along with complete instructions for creating beautiful beaded projects. Also provided are techniques for creating flat and tubular herringbone stitch samples and a gallery of inspirational pieces from established artists.