After many years of oblivion today, beadworkagain gained popularity. In the past, it performed the decoration of shoes, dresses and other items. The modern masters are afraid of the complexity and laboriousness of this work. However, if you delve into the essence of this issue, then, having enough perseverance and diligence, it is possible to acquire the necessary experience very quickly. First you need to find out what you need to work and how to create the first stitches. Tools for embroidery are similar to those thatare necessary in working with standard threads. Canvas. To work with beads, use cloth - canvas. It has an uneven weave of threads and this facilitates the process of embroidery. There is no need to be afraid of harming the canvas or tearing the thread, counting stitches with a canvas is much easier. Working with some thing or cloth, the basis can be used as an additional fabric, by placing under it cotton or linen material. After you finish the work, you need to remove the canvas by carefully removing the thread. Embroidery frame. This tool for working with beads can have any shape and size. A special condition is that the skilled worker has the opportunity to be confident in the density of the tension of the base in the frame. Needles. Having small holes in the beads you need special needles. They have a minimum thickness and a tab that does not extend the very thickness of the needle. Needles for work with beads you can easily find in the shops for needlework, there is also sold beads. Threads for embroidery. Given the considerable weight of the product and how the picture will look and how long it will have a pristine appearance, which in turn depends on all the stitches, we select very thin but strong threads. At present, such are cotton and linen threads, with the addition of a lavsan and kapron element, No. 33 and No. 50. In work it is better to use threads folded in half, and the shade of threads should correspond to the color of the canvas. In the process of embroidery an important role is played by the convenience of the workplace, good lighting and the availability of necessary equipment: rulers, scissors, markers and magnifiers. Concerning the main hero of needlework - beads, we'll talk more about him. Among the types of beads found in stores today, the smallest is 18/0. Beads, similar to glass poppy seeds, used needlewomen in the past. Currently, larger beads are used. Determine the number of beads will not be very difficult. The figure that goes first shows how many beads can be placed on threads, the length of which is 1 inch (or 2.5 centimeters). With the variety of shades and effects that create beaded products, it is difficult to put in a single row dense, embroidered with ordinary threads. The scheme of embroidery. The quality of embroidery depends on the choice of the scheme primarily for beginners. Evaluating their strength, we get a set designed for 5-10 colors. Determining the size of the picture will not be difficult. On the diagram, all elements of the beads have only one designation. The kit should include beads, detailed instructions and canvas. The insert has a description of the most difficult places to fulfill, offers recommendations on the selection of working equipment and how to do the job best. Craftsmen with a lot of experience independently choose not only beads, but also drawing. In this case, the circuit will be calculated according to the sketch.