Beading Projects

Are you about to start on your first bead project? Or maybe you’ve already nailed down the beading basics but you’re ready to learn new beading techniques? Everyone needs a place to start and every beader is always searching for new beading ideas. Enjoy a multitude of beading patterns, projects, tutorials, and resources ranging from beginner to advanced, from beadweaving to embroidery, to working with wire. We have something every beader will be sure to enjoy.


Make A Morse Code Beaded Bracelet

My friend Tammy Jones over at Jewelry Making Daily sent over a link to this fun DIY bracelet making project: Morse code bracelets made with cylinder beads! They looked like so much fun, I decided to adapt the technique and reached into my hoard of round glass druk and fire polished beads to create my…


Create Jewelry: Designing with Palettes

What do I love about our special issue, Create Jewelry 2014? The color palettes. Our editors had a blast hand selecting each of the palettes and working with our graphic designer, Connie Poole, to bring them to life. The use of color palettes in this issue creates unity, yet at the same time, variety. The…