Thank you for choosing Ann Benson/Beads East beading designs. We pride ourselves on writing the best beading directions available. Our directions and tutorials include liberal graphics, photos, charts, and clear text, taking you step by step from opening the package to wearing the finished piece. Ann Benson has been designing beading patterns and projects for nearly fifty years and is still going strong with new work on a regular basis. She also designs crochet and needlework. A favorite of hers is needlepoint. Ann is the author of four novels published by Delacorte Press and Random House.