Advanced Beadwork was written by Ruth F. Poris, with text and illustrations copyright in 1989. (7th printing, 1994). This is the second book for Ruth Poris and her aim has been to organize all major beading techniques into one volume. The 8 1/2″ x 11″ paperback book has 148 pages of text and illustrations with some color plates. Some of the chapter cover information such as: materials and tools; threading basics; off loom weaving; loom weaving; bead embroidery; bead needlepoint; macrame, crochet, knitting; using wire and chain; drilling, sawing and soldering; and much more.