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  • Real Men Wear Beads - How to Bead For a Man

    In all my years of doing bead-weaving, I've only ever attempted one piece of jewelry meant for a man. For me, anyway, figuring out how to bead for a man is really, really difficult! Even though a lot of my beadwork leans towards gender-neutral colors and styles, I still have a hard time picturing...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 9, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Try Something New With These 5 Great Herringbone Stitch Projects

    When I first learned how to do herringbone stitch, the only way I could understand the thread path was to make herringbone tubes and ropes. So, that's what I did. And I made lots of herringbone ropes. Lots and lots and lots...until they eventually became my Iridescent Braids beading project. While...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 4, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bracelet Making, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Stitch Pro: No-ladder Herringbone Stitch Starts

    A couple weeks ago, a Beading Daily reader suggested that I show how to do a no-ladder stitch herringbone stitch starts. Great idea, Shaolingrrl! Why love a no-ladder stitch start? Well, when you begin herringbone stitch this way, you have little to no distortion in your subsequent stitches, so that...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by Jean Campbell on Jul 3, 2014
    Filed under: Bead-weaving, Seed Bead Patterns, Herringbone Stitch, Bead Making, Beads, Beading Daily, How to Bead
  • Do You Love Peyote Stitch? You'll Love These 5 Peyote Stitch Tips!

    Buckle Up Cuff by Carole Ohl, from the book Mastering Peyote Stitch by Melinda Barta Whether I'm making a handmade beaded toggle, a cuff bracelet, or a beaded bezel, peyote stitch is the first bead-weaving stitch I turn to when I want to create a piece of beaded jewelry. This incredible versatile...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 2, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Earring Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Hot New Glass Beads For Your Summer Beading Projects

    Need some new inspiration for your summer beading projects? There are some great new Czech glass beads finding their way into local bead shops! I picked three of my favorites from York Beads in New York City to share here on the Beading Daily blog -- maybe you'll find a way to incorporate some of...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 30, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bracelet Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Tips For Sizing Your Beaded Bangle Bracelets

    After making a few beaded bangle bracelets from projects in Beadwork magazine, I realized that I'd fallen in love with the technique of making beaded bangle bracelets using peyote stitch and brick stitch. So many possibilities! So many ways to embellish that beaded base with netting or right-angle...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 27, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Battle of the Beadsmith 2014: A Bounty of Beadwoven Inspiration

    It's barely summer and already I'm feeling a little bit of that annual laziness take hold, the kind of days where I just want to sit outside with a lemonade and look at pretty pictures. Thank goodness for the Battle of the Beadsmith ... and for Beadwork editor Melinda Barta who asked me to write...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by Michelle Mach on Jun 26, 2014
    Filed under: Crystals, Bead-weaving, Seed Bead Patterns, Peyote Stitch, Beaded Beads, Pearls, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Bead Embroidery, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily, How to Bead, Jewelry Making, Brick Stitch
  • Quick + Easy Beading Project

    How many of you jewelry artists out there have dipped your toes into beadweaving? My take on the Brick Tracks Bracelet by Marjorie Schwartz I, myself, never had until this past week. In fact, the thought of it actually made me nervous. I take one look at some of the beautiful projects featured in Beadwork...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by MLenhausen on Jun 24, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, Bead-weaving, How to Bead, Peyote Stitch, Beads
  • Picots, Fringe, and Stitch-in-the-ditch: Our New Bead Embellishments eBook!

    What's the best way to jazz up your off-loom bead-weaving projects? With bead embellishments , of course! Embellishing with beads is a fun way to play with your design skills while learning how to create unique beaded jewelry. And there are so many different techniques that you can use for bead embellishing...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 20, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bracelet Making, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • My Beading Tools Wish List

    Have you ever seen a new beading tool in a magazine or online and just think, "I've GOT to have that!"? You tell yourself all the usual stuff: it's an investment. It's a treat. Sure, I have plenty of room for more beading tools. What's one more? As my beading habit has grown...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 18, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Two-drop Variations of Favorite Bead-weaving Stitches - Peyote Stitch, Square Stitch, and Herringbone Stitch

    Want to bead faster? Try doubling the number of beads strung with each stitch. Known as “two-drop,” this technique treats two beads as one, as in “string 1 bead (now actually string 2 beads) and pass through 1 (now 2) bead(s).” Keep in mind that it can change the structural integrity...
    Posted to Beading For Beginners - Free Beginner Beading Patterns and Projects by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 13, 2013
    Filed under: herringbone stitch, beading for beginners, bead-weaving, free beading projects, square stitch, peyote stitch, how to bead
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