Printed Book

The Art of Bead Embroidery Japanese-Style 2

Stunning projects showcasing the principles and techniques of Japanese-style bead embroidery, with designs featuring traditional and contemporary patterns and motifs.

PLEASE NOTE: This book is currently available for pre-order, and will be shipped in March. Any products purchased in the same transaction will not be despatched until the book is released.


Available on back-order


Who can resist the alluring sparkle and infinite palette of beautiful beads, artfully worked to create spectacular results?

In her second book showcasing this exciting field of decorative arts, Margaret Lee introduces new techniques to further enrich your experience and skills in Japanese-style bead embroidery, allowing your creativity to flourish.

Nine stunning projects are featured, especially designed for practical use but also ideal for framed display, including exquisite purses, bags and folios.

Featured Projects

'The Art of Bead Embroidery Japanese-Style 2' features the following projects:

  • Enchanted
    Twelve-card zipped wallet with a design of jewel-coloured flowers on a dark chocolate background.
  • Jewels
    Glasses case embellished with a mandala-inspired design in jewel and metallic colours.
  • Shippo Flowers
    Traditional Japanese geometric pattern beaded to create a design of repeating flowers, perfect to frame in a box lid.
  • Noshi
    Folded folio adorned with traditional Japanese motifs embroidered using a combination of beads and metal threads.
  • Tropicana
    Vibrant red zipped purse with flowers and leaves inspired by tropical plant forms.
  • After Kadinsky
    Evening clutch bag with striking geometric design inspired by the art of Wassily Kandinksy.
  • Posh
    Silk project bag with a hexagonal box base embellished with repeating geometric and floral motifs.
  • Wau Bulan
    Evening clutch bag with shaping and bead embroidery inspired by the iconic moon kite of Malaysia.
  • Garden Symphony
    Zipped folio featuring colourful Jacobean-style flowers and leaves worked on a dark navy background.

Shipping Time

Please allow 7-14 days for orders placed within Australia and 3-4 weeks for international deliveries. Orders containing a backorder item will be sent as soon as the backorder item is in stock.

Additional Information

  • Product Type
  • Designer
    Margaret Lee
  • Technique
    Bead Embroidery
  • ISBN
  • Dimensions
    27.5L × 23.5W × 1H (cm)
  • Weight

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