DIY necklaces are usually one of the first things beginning beaders make, and for good reason. We’ve collated this collection of links to both beginning and advanced tutorials so that you’ll never need to save any other page: all your resources are in one spot! Pin now so you can get back to it later as your skills progress.
Beaded Necklace Patterns to Download
You’ll use these patterns to work on mixed media techniques, stringing, bead embroidery, bezels, and all kinds of stitches. This ebook is great for the intermediate beader.
Ever since Daria came out, we’ve loved teetering on the edge of goth and mainstream. Black lipstick? No thank you. But give us all the choker necklaces, army boots and Nirvana records you have. This necklace lives in that goth-inspired but not-scary-spice world. We’d wear it with a drapey white Everlane t-shirt and cropped silk trousers for a balanced look.
Our Most Popular Necklace Making Supplies, Patterns & Resources in the Interweave Store
This necklace sits delicately in the balance between prep and personality. Wear it with a monotonous outfit or with something in warm tones for harmony. It’s not a beginner project, but it will improve your intermediate skills.
So you’ve been beading necklaces for a while now, and you’re ready for a new challenge. Wire jewelry is the natural next step, and this pattern compilation makes it easy to start.
This kit would make a great gift for beginner jewelry makers, as well as those passionate about quilting. It pays homage to both crafts and is an easy project without any complicated beading stitches.
We teach you how to use mother of pearl instead of pearl to great effect – no one has to know you got it for a bargain!
Our Most Popular Necklace Design Ideas
There’s nothing worse than making a smashing piece of jewelry only to find it’s the wrong length. Here’s how to prevent that.
And if it’s too late and your handmade necklace is already too short, here’s how to extend the length.
They may have reached their peak years ago, but the appeal of beaded collars is that they never stop looking cute. This discussion of how to design your own necklaces might just inspire your best necklace pattern yet.
These are the basic necklace silhouettes that are essential for sparking new creations.