Tia Dalma's Favorites

  • Bead Chat

    Let’s talk about everything beading!
  • Beading & Jewelry Making Contests for April-June 2011

    I've posted a new list of beading and jewelry making contests & challenges with deadlines in April-June 2011. I think there's a little something for everyone: wire, beadweaving, stringing, mixed media . . . http://www.michellemach.com/blog...
  • Beading Daily

  • Christmas Tree Ornaments!

    Ok, the picture isn't great. Last summer my house was broken into twice, both my laptops were stolen along with the data/charging cord for my camera (but they didn't steal my camera *nuts*) So I'm having to use my DBF's camera which I...
  • Competitions & Events

    Announcements for beading competitions, events, and charity projects. No sales postings, please!
  • How Do I?

    Share tips and techniques.
  • My Ornament Cover Patterns

    Hi Everyone, I'd like to share with you my beaded ornament covers. I have been beading for more that 10 years and these are the first patterns that I have ever designed. Thanks for having a look. Cathy http://www.etsy.com/shop/cathylikestocraft?ref...
  • Re: Beyond Frustrated: Everything I make, breaks - but WHY?

    I stole this from Soft Flex Guy's post a while back, but it's a great post for info, so.... .010 (only available in Soft Touch and Econoflex Wire) is constructed of 7 micro stainless steel wires. As soft as thread, with the strength of steel....
    by Ruth.
  • Re: Necklaces ordered for a wedding - need advice please!

    Okay, here is my latest thought...( And this may get confusing even to me... ) Type up the invoice with the description etc, as everyone stated. Make sure you have everything listed, length, type of beads. If you have time to make one up and can put a...
  • Re: Odd Count Peyote

    I've always avoided Odd Count like the plague because I too hate that turn at the end of the row... until... I found this variation right here on BD! http://www.beadingdaily.com/blogs/howto/archive/2009/02/23/odd-count-peyote-stitch.aspx Now I do...
  • Re: Photographing your beadwork

    I agree with VanBeads! You don't need a super fancy camera. Any point-and-shoot with a macro setting (super macro is a plus, too!) will work just fine. But there are some ways you can ensure quality shots: - When you can, try to shoot in natural light...
  • Reader Showcase

    Share links to photos of your beading projects.
  • Where Can I Find?

    Talk about where to find the important stuff--beads, supplies, tools.
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