On my recent trip to Bead Fest Philadelphia, I made a trip across the river to southern New Jersey, where I got to meet up with the fabulous Amy Blevins and see her gorgeous bead shop, Bead & Glass Boutique . When I travel, I like to seek out small, independent bead shops and do a little shopping...
Aug 27, 2012
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Although I've tried my hand at bead making using polymer clay, I've never considered myself to be particularly good at it. Especially after seeing a friend of mine who created an entire Lord of the Rings chess set out of polymer clay -- I just don't need that kind of intimidation while I'm...
Don't you love these beads?! In my last post , I shared some of my treasures from the Tucson bead shows. One of those treasures was this strand of floral polymer clay beads from Cherry Tree Beads. When I first saw them, I imagined a Wilma Flintstone-style necklace: basically, a really simple, chunky...
Check these pages for instructions, illustrations, related articles/magazines/books, and occasional videos on how to 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...
Feb 19, 2009
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Make Your Own Beads with Polymer Clay and Rubber Stamps Isn't it funny how you sometimes start out in one craft and end up going back to it years later? I used to be into rubber stamping--on paper--so this Rubber Stamping Polymer Clay Beads project from Making Polymer Clay Beads by Carol Blackburn...
Oct 11, 2007
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