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  • Beading Daily Guidelines

    Dear Beading Daily Community, Beading Daily is here primarily for education and sharing, both good things and hard things. When it comes to sharing hard things, its best to keep the post as respectful as possible, even if you're fuming. The atmosphere...
  • Easy Leaf Tutorial (from the Autumn Leaves Lariat) Pic Heavy

    Ok Ladies, This is a tutorial (if you can actually call it that, haha) for the leaves I made in that Autumn Leaves Lariat that I posted the other day. I have no diagrams so I added photos of some of the steps! I hope this is helpful! You should have working...
  • Re: A different kind of bead loom -

    Hi D.M.Z and all.... To do a "No Warps" bead project you need not spend anything on a special loom! I am the author of Theresa Guthrie's No Warps! Loom Method and am actually the one who coined the phrase "No Warps" to describe...
  • Re: Bead Embroidery Cuff

    I think the best way to attach the backing is with a little E6000 glue and a couching stitch. Use enough E6000 to hold the piece in place while you edge the work. I usually tend to over-glue, but I haven't ruined a piece yet so I'm not sure you...
  • Re: Bead Tool 4

    i originally used another beading software and couldn't get rid of it fast enough. not only was it over-priced, there was very little if any customer support if there was a problem. when i found beadtool [it was beadtool2 then] i never looked back...
    by JannM
  • Re: brick stitch earrings

    Gypsy Mary.....................oh. This same piece that I mentioned had a whole block of matte white beads in sort of the center. I was self-teaching myself my first bead stitch, square and let us only say that I took that section apart and redid it several...
    by D.M.Z
  • Re: Can we talk Seed Beads?

    Ok, HUGE topic here. Let's see if I can do a (relatively) simple primer for you. Japanese CYLINDER beads are Miyuki Delicas or Toho Aikos and Treasures. They are cut very precisely to give you an even shape, and they are by far the easiest to use...
    by JSmaz
  • Re: Herringbone ribbon

    Yes it is really twisted like that! I love herringbone twisted ribbons! To get this result you need to use different size beads within flat herringbone. Use 8's on the outside edge and 11's on the inside for a dramatic twist. Use 11 cylinders...
  • Sculpture - Image Heavy!

    Hello Everyone, I'm a beader who took the sculpture route 3 years ago, and these are some of my past works. Sorry to anyone who has seen the photos - the subject matter is the same, but I took new pics, hopefully a bit better. There is a vessel that...
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