Beading Techniques, Tools, and How-To Articles

Check these pages for instructions, illustrations, related articles/magazines/books, and occasional videos on how to bead, create jewelry, whether you favor bead stitching, stringing, or wireworking.  You'll also find links to selected articles on selling your work, organizing your bead stash, teaching, shopping, and other parts of the beading life.  Many more techniques, project ideas, and tips are discussed in the blogs section of the website.

African Helix

Bead Embroidery

Bead Making

Brick Stitch

Business

Coils

Combining Bead Stitches

Cones

Contests

Crimping

Crochet (Bead Crochet)

Daisy Chain

Design

Eye Pins

Findings

Fringe

General (collected tips on all types of techniques)

Graph Paper

Head Pins

Herringbone Stitch

Jump Rings

Knitting with wire or beads

Knotting

Ladder Stitch

Lampwork see beadmaking

Loomwork

Mixed Media

Netting

Organization

Oxidizing

Pass Back Through (PBT)

Pass Through (PT)

Peyote Stitch

Photography

Polymer Clay see beadmaking

Porcelain see beadmaking

Publication

Resin

Right-Angle Weave

"S" Clasp

Shopping

Simple Loops

Spiral Rope

Spirals (Wire)

Square Stitch

St. Petersburg Chain

Stringing

Teaching

Tension Bead

Thread

Tools

Torch

Triangle Weave

Wire Bail

Wireworking

Wrapped loops

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Michelle M.

About Michelle M.

I was the founding editor of Beading Daily (2007-2009) and my now a freelance designer/writer/editor.  My designs have been published in Stringing, Step by Step Beads, Jewelry Gifts for the Holidays, Creative Jewelry, Beadwork, and other magazines. I enjoy stringing, bead embroidery, wirework, metal work, mixed media, beadweaving—pretty much anything that involves beads or jewelry.  I also enjoy exploring new crafts like pottery and felting.  I write a personal blog if you want to see more of my work. 16+ Free Beading Projects: A list of the free projects I created for Beading Daily. Contact Info If you have a question regarding Beading Daily, please contact customer service at beadingdaily@interweave.com or the current editor, Kristal Wick. If you'd like to contact me, you'll find my info on my website:  www.michellemach.com.  You can also follow me on Twitter at:  http://twitter.com/beadsandbooks Pictured here is a pair of earrings I made for the Spring 2010 issue of Stringing in an attempt to get over my fear of designing with the color orange!

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