Have you ever wondered how to get started creating your own beaded jewelry designs? Are you afraid that you won't be able to find a constant source of inspiration for your work? If you've ever admired the beadwork of Jean Campbell, you might be surprised to learn about how she finds a never-ending...
I probably would have done a lot more loom beadwork if I had known about the no-warps loom beading technique a long time ago. I love weaving beads on a loom, and my Mirrix Loom is one of my favorite beading tools, but those warps! This beader only has so much patience when it comes to making beadwork...
Of all my favorite beading tools , I think I love my Mirrix beading and tapestry loom for how easily I can combine my favorite fibers and threads with beads for unique, artistic beading projects. It's not every beading tool that sets my creativity on fire like my beading loom -- it brings back memories...
Daily Beading Blogs
Feb 12, 2014
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Magnetic clasps. Whether you love them (They're so easy to take on an off! They're inexpensive and don't take up much room!) or hate them (Is this thing messing with my pacemaker? Why did the strip on the back of my credit card stop working? Did my bracelet really just attach to that moving...
Inside Beadwork Magazine
Sep 26, 2013
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I don't know why I put off playing with geometric peyote stitch for so long, if only because I knew that I would suddenly develop a need to buy at least two dozen more colors of cylinder beads to add to my stash. But a couple of weeks ago, I decided to take a break from my other bead embroidery and...
Daily Beading Blogs
Aug 14, 2013
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From beaded bags to full-size headdresses, the tribal-inspired trend dominated fashion blogs and retail catalogs last summer and has continued into fall. Just one fashionable beaded bracelet can be the perfect accent to that earth-toned outfit for an easy weekend look. Or, pair a colorful necklace with...
Our friends Claudia and Elena over at Mirrix Looms have a wonderful challenge for anyone who loves to use their beading loom during National Craft Month! Between March 1 and March 31, make as many loom beaded bracelets as you can using your Mirrix beading loom. At the end of the month, take a picture...