There's no doubt that if you're reading this, you're someone who knows that there's a special kind of magic in bead-weaving . I don't know how else to explain the feeling I get after sitting down with just a pile of beads, a needle, and some thread one minute, and then walking away...
Sep 28, 2012
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If you've ever seen the awesome and inspiring bead embroidery of artists like Sherry Serafini, you might have been inspired to try your hand at this particular beading technique. Unlike other types of off-loom beadweaving, bead embroidery is the stitching of seed beads to a fabric or felt-like backing...
Nov 10, 2011
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What’s not to love about seed bead patterns? There’s nothing more satisfying than sitting down with a small pile of beads, a needle and thread and walking away with a finished piece of beautiful beaded jewelry. Seed bead patterns are the magic that turn your seed beads into finished jewelry...
What is it about beads and bead-weaving that speaks to us? The sparkle and brilliance of beads? Their array of colors and finishes? Or maybe it's the origins of beads and bead-weaving? Imagine what it takes to refine a stone to two millimeters of round perfection and then drill a hole through its...