I don’t know about you, but I’m kind a sucker for those "the-making-of" special features included on DVDs these days. You know, the laugh reels, the director’s commentary, the short history documentaries that provide a backdrop to the movie. I’m not the only one, right...
Today's guest editor is Melinda Barta. Melinda is managing editor of Beadwork and Stringing magazines and former project editor of PieceWork magazine. She is also the author of Custom Cool Jewelry and Hip to Stitch and teaches workshops at schools across the country, including Penland School of Crafts...
Aug 28, 2008
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Submitting Your Jewelry Designs to Magazines Have you ever dreamed of seeing your original jewelry design in a magazine? If you admitted that dream to Stringing editor Danielle Fox, she would say: "Don't be shy--show off your work!" Magazines are always looking for fresh, new, exciting...
Beading Daily Challenge Winners Thirty-four brave beaders took the first Beading Daily challenge: It Takes Two. For this challenge, beaders had to choose two techniques and create an original pair of earrings. Wireworking was definitely the most popular technique used--and with good reason. It's...
Nov 29, 2007
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I have mixed feelings about fashion trends. On the one hand, I get bored easily and I like to shake things up. On the other hand, I have a considerable collection of embarrassing photos of me wearing trends that, well, let's just say didn't hold up in the long run. In the jewelry world, if you're...