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Learn Beading Thread Basics

May 16, 2011
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Melinda Barta, senior editor of Beadwork magazine, describes many of the threads available to beaders today.

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hilanma wrote
on Jul 9, 2011 9:12 PM

As a beginner, choosing the right thread turned out to be a much bigger challenge than I'd imagined. I currently live in Taiwan and I don't speak Chinese and the most common brands of thread are not available here - so I have to know what the threads actually look like in order to choose right. Thank you so much for this very helpful video! (which I discovered after trying too many times to push a too large thread not once, but twice through a small bead. I gave up when my latest project actually instructed that I go through the bead three times! I needed help.)

Thanks a million from a brand new bead junky.