Directions for selecting, buying and using beading materials. Guidelines for either buying or making your own loom. An examination of Indian beadwork designs, their development, significance and uses. Step-by-step instructions for all of the variations of beading techniques used in both loom and applique work. Directions for beading round objects, rosettes and necklaces. Photos of beaded articles from the Apache, Arapaho, Assiniboine, Bannock, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Chippewa-Cree, Comanche, Cree, Crow, Flathead, Gros Ventre, Huron, Kiowa, Mohawk, Navajo, Ojibwa, Omaha, Paiute, Pottawatomi, Sac and Fox, Shoshone, Sioux, Umitilla, Ute, Winnebago and Yakima.