Special-issues

Tree-of-Life-Brick-Stitch

The Beauty of Brick Stitch and the Tree Of Life

As far back as ancient times, trees have been used to symbolize creation, the cycles of birth and death, the connection between all living things, and the relationship between human beings and the natural world around them. Trees have been viewed, and rightly so, as important sources of food, fuel, and shelter for thousands of…

Leather Jewelry, Winter 2015

In honor of the fashion-forward leather jewelry trend, we have compiled an issue full of beautiful and wearable modern jewelry to make with leather. Whether you are looking for a quick-and-easy introductory project to make in under fifteen minutes (see Erin Siegel's Gold Glam Earrings) or a more challenging woven piece (Big Sky Bracelets by…

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Quick + Easy Beadwork, Winter 2015

The world fell in love with our first ever Quick + Easy Beadwork special issue, and we are back with a second issue filled with even more brand-new projects than ever before. This issue, like the first, is dedicated to stylish beadwoven projects that are quick, easy, and extremely fun to make. Whether you’re a…

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Create Jewelry 2014

The brand new special issue, Create Jewelry 2014, is a better than ever rendition of our annual issue, 101 Bracelets, Necklaces, and Earrings. This issue features 101 beautiful DIY projects including bracelet, necklace, and earring designs. With simple, step-by-step instructions, this is the issue for experienced and beginner jewelry makers alike. You won’t want to…

Favorite Bead Stitches 2014

What criteria must a project meet in order to be considered a favorite? Of course, this question doesn’t have just one answer! What makes one beader fall in love with a project may be the exact thing that makes another beader say, “No thanks.” When choosing this issue’s collection of 37 projects from past Beadwork…

Quick + Easy Beadwork, Winter 2014

Welcome to Quick + Easy Beadwork, our first-ever special issue dedicated to stylish beadwoven projects that are quick, easy, and extremely fun to make. Whether you’re a novice beadweaver looking for a place to start or an intermediate beader seeking projects you can make in a few hours, you’re sure to find many of these thirty-nine…

101 Bracelets, Necklaces, and Earrings 2013

101 Bracelets, Necklaces, and Earrings is back and better than ever with its fourth annual edition! Featuring a compendium of 101 creative, easy-to-make projects with step-by-step instructions, as well as technique tips and a resource guide, it's a must-have addition to any casual or professional jewelry-maker's library. Organized into sixteen vibrant color groups, this issue…

Favorite Bead Stitches 2013

The 2013 edition of Beadwork Presents: Favorite Bead Stitches brings you 37 definitive beading projects from 2010, 2011, and 2012 Beadwork issues. This 144-page gem is packed with our editors’ and readers’ favorite projects, offering clear instructions and stunning photography. Projects are conveniently grouped into five favorite stitches: brick, herringbone, netting, peyote, and right-angle weave. This year’s…

Handcrafted Jewelry, 2012

Back by popular demand, this issue of Handcrafted Jewelry has more to offer than ever before! The talented artists featured in this 144-page super-sized edition have created a collection of 34 brand new mixed-media projects that will have you reaching for your tools and supplies. As in each previous issue of Handcrafted Jewelry, this magazine…

Favorite Bead Stitches, 2012

Beadwork Presents: Favorite Bead Stitches 2012 is back by popular demand . . . now with 34 more favorite Beadwork projects and 6 all-new quick-and-easy designs! This special issue is packed with 144 pages of stunning projects and clear instructions, carefully selected and conveniently grouped into 5 favorite stitches: peyote, herringbone, right-angle weave, square stitch,…