In this free tutorial, you will find instructions for some of our favorite free bead weaving patterns as well as a collection of the best Master Class columns from Beadwork magazine. You can learn how to weave beads or broaden your skills with bead weaving instructions from some of our favorite bead artists.
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Bead weaving can be challenging if you don’t have the proper guidance, but the beading experts at Beading Daily have you covered. All beaders will enjoy exploring a number of various stitches represented in these free bead weaving patterns.
How to Make a Bracelet with Bead Weaving
This is fast and fabulous! Add four rows of simple swags to a strung core of beads for a lush bracelet or necklace rope. Use different clasps or toggles for added interest. This project makes a bracelet. To make a longer rope for a necklace, increase the amount of beads and wire. To make both, be sure to double your crimps and clasps.
Peyote Stitch Bezel Necklace
Learn how to make sophisticated peyote stitch bezels for gemstone beads with this free bead weaving project. Weave peyote stitch bezels for three pyrite ovals, then string them into a simple necklace to create an understated but versatile look for day or evening wear.
Herringbone Tube Necklace
Make a statement with this herringbone stitch tube necklace! The striped pattern on the herringbone tube in this necklace is symmetrical when woven, but becomes asymmetrical when the entire piece is assembled and worn with the heart-and-key clasp to the side.
Beaded Rope Necklace Project
Beaded ropes never go out of style! Try this free bead weaving project to see how you can use two highly contrasting colors of seed beads in a double spiral rope.
Bead weaving a Brick Stitch Necklace
This unique bead weaving pattern is a fabulous way to learn how create geometric shapes with brick stitch. Cube beads stack up neatly and have large holes that allow for multiple thread passes. It’s a portable project—you can take some beads with you and whip together the individual diamonds that you can then assemble later at home. I can make six diamonds in an hour without taking my whole project with me when I am going to a meeting or waiting for something.
Free Bead Weaving Tutorials & Bead Weaving Techniques
Marcia DeCoster talks about how working with small beaded components can improve your skills and designs. Carol Cypher offers advice on how to develop your fluency across many different beading stitches. Dustin Wedekind shares his insights on challenging yourself to improve your skills. Phyllis Dintenfass shows us how geometry isn’t as scary as you remember from grammar school, and proves that geometry and bead weaving can be used to make some pretty amazing beaded jewelry!
Bead weaving is easier than you think with these free beading patterns.
Discover expert tips and bead weaving techniques from this free guide and start on a stunning free bead weaving pattern today! Expand your knowledge and skills beyond what you can image with patterns using your favorite bead stitches of all varieties! As a bonus, learn what it takes to become a master with some of the best of Beadwork magazine master class columns.