Marla Salezze is a jewelry designer and teacher of bead weaving. She is the author of the book Learn to Stitch Beaded Jewelry published by Kalmbach Publishing. Her original beadwork designs have been published numerous times in Bead&Button, Beadwork, Beading Daily, Step by Step Wire, and Cloth, Paper, Scissors magazines. She teaches beadweaving classes, workshops, and retreats across the country. Contact her, purchase kits for her projects and follow her beading journey at