Here is a treasure trove of bags and purses for the beader! Now is the time to take on the color-rich portraits, images, and patterns in this beginner-friendly guide. With these 16 ideas, many of them interchangeable, you can combine them in a seemingly endless number of ways. You'll learn new techniques, such as the basic peyote stitch, basic brick stitch, and how to join seams. Here are ideas for your bag's fringe to complement the overall look. With this advice, you'll have the confidence to mix and match patterns and combine looks for the artwork of your own design. Author and beader Suzanne McNeill gives you tips and helpful insight on how to make these beautiful amulet purses and bags. Wear them yourself, give them as gifts to friends and family, or even sell them online or at craft fairs. Learn how to place the beads correctly, stitch them in place, and create fun fringes to complete the look of your new, hand-made, beaded purse or bag. Even if you're not a complete beginner to beading, you'll draw inspiration from the ideas and projects she offers. Create these beautiful designs and learn how to combine them to make your bags unique and memorable: *Confetti, a child's portrait *MishMash, an intricate beaded pattern *Red Hat, a woman in a red hat *Tiki, a Polynesian-inspired pattern *Cool waters, a woman in a white headscarf *Angel Hugs, an image of a winged angel *Bunny Luv, a child holding a rabbit *Rosabelle, a rosebud *Tweetie-Dee, a bird at rest *Cherished, a mother and child embracing *And many more! With this one book, you'll have all the skills and techniques you need to design and create your stunning, beaded purses and bags for every occasion. Don't wait. Get crafting! Start beading your own bag!