When you work with these tiny seed beads to do bead weaving, you join a five-hundred-year tradition that spans most continents and even more cultures. By mixing and weaving a harmonious blend of beads in varying colors, finishes and shapes, you can create beautiful heirloom-quality jewelry. Time and attention to the details will also enhance the final result of your bead weaving. Be in the right mindset when you sit down to do bead weaving.

Disco Squares Bracelet, 10 Projects by Designer of the Year Marcia DeCoster, right-angle weave, beadweaving, how to make jewelry with beads

How To Make Jewelry with Beads and Marcia DeCoster

Marcia DeCoster Shows us How to Make Jewelry With Beads Marcia DeCoster, Beadwork Designer of the Year 2015, is a talented beadweaving artist. Marcia shows us how to make jewelry with beads using many different stitches to create her beadwork designs. You can see highlights of her skills and patterns in the eBook 10 Projects by Designer…

Bead Metamorphosis, Encanto Neckalcey by Lisa Kan, hidden clasp inside beadwork

Bead Metamorphosis and Beading to Disguise, with Lisa Kan

Bead Metamorphosis A hidden gem. A hidden treasure. We love to disguise, hide, and trick the viewer. No, it’s not time for Halloween, yet. I’m in love with hidden or cleverly disguised findings and connections. Lisa Kan’s book, Bead Metamorphosis, is not only filled with beautiful beaded jewelry designs, many are also designed to be convertible.…

Sherry Serafini, bead embroidered cuff, bead patterns

Bead Weaving Patterns, Beading Designs, Bead Weaving Instructions and Having Fun – Beading Daily

We are celebrating! Celebrating our love of bead weaving patterns. Celebrating our appreciation for artists who share their talents with us so we can learn, explore, and create beautiful beaded art alongside them. Celebrating our 9th anniversary beading daily. Celebrating you! To celebrate properly, the Ultimate Bead Stitching Essentials Anniversary Collection was curated and assembled…


Peyote Stitch Instructions: Help From Nancy Cain

Nancy Cain came to the Interweave offices recently and filmed a few new videos. Creating Self-Supporting Beadwork is a great addition to Nancy’s already wonderful collection of peyote bead weaving patterns and instructions. To make it easy to get all of Nancy’s wonderful peyote instructions in one place, we created a new collection: “Creating Self-Supporting…

Bead Royale eBook by Cristie Prince. Princess Charlotte bracelet. bead weaving with seed beads and crystals

Bead Weaving Regal and Heirloom Quality Jewelry Designs

I love when paths cross and connections are made, even more so when they happen naturally. Cristie Prince and I were due to meet at a recent event to discuss her new eBook Bead Royale (currently available in a collection with her Queen of Diamonds kit in two different colors!). We wound up being introduced…