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  • My Favorite Bead-weaving Stitches, And How I Use Them

    So many bead-weaving stitches, so little time! Just when I think I've found my favorite bead-weaving stitch or technique, another one grabs my attention with a new twist or a variation. But time and time again, I find myself coming back to these three basic off-loom bead-weaving stitches for most...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 1, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Beading In the Digital Age

    Technology has come a long way in the 35 years since my father brought home our family's first personal computer. One of the first computer programmers for the U.S. Navy, my dad kept us up-to-date with the latest in technology. I think our family was even one of the first in our area to start using...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 29, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Learn the Secret to Artistic-Inspired Jewelry Design From Jean Campbell

    Have you ever wondered how to get started creating your own beaded jewelry designs? Are you afraid that you won't be able to find a constant source of inspiration for your work? If you've ever admired the beadwork of Jean Campbell, you might be surprised to learn about how she finds a never-ending...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 27, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Learn Chevron Stitch with 4 Free Beading Projects

    I've always thought that chevron stitch is like the Cinderella of the bead-weaving world: you might not think that it looks like much at first glance, but once you see just how many things you can do with this off-loom bead-weaving stitch, you'll find yourself using it for everything! Chevron...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 26, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Earring Making, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beaded Jewelry
  • Quick and Easy: Try This Herringbone Rope with Twin Beads!

    If there's one thing we beaders can be grateful for, it's the never-ending source of inspiration that we can find on the internet for our beading projects! I recently joined a wonderful online group of beaders, who are all committed to elevating the craft of beadwork into an art. One of the members...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 24, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Pearls, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Earring Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Beading Inspired

    Houndstooth check bracelet by Carol Dean Sharpe I love to design my own bead-weaving projects. Even if it's just something as simple as a bracelet made from embellished spiral rope, or a right-angle weave necklace made with seed beads and Czech glass pearls, one thing that I'm always on the lookout...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 22, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Learn How to Bead With the Best of Beading Daily

    Are you just learning how to bead? Welcome to the club! There are so many wonderful things to learn about this beautiful art of weaving tiny seed beads together with needle and thread. Whether you love off-loom bead-weaving, bead embroidery, or jewelry stringing, you'll find dozens of ways to make...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 19, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Bracelet Making Project: Adding Seed Beads to DIY Crystal Cup Chain

    One of my favorite finds at this year's Bead Fest Philadelphia is this fun DIY crystal chaton bracelet-making projects from Sew On Crystals. I purchased two of them, one in vintage opaque colors that reminded me of something I might find in my grandmother's jewelry box, and a second bracelet...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 17, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • One Component, Many Ways

    Last week I found myself having one of those days where I was itching to do something creative. I started flipping through my copy of Melinda Barta's Custom Cool Jewelry , looking for a project that could scratch this itch. Well, it didn't take long to find many components whose pages I have...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by MLenhausen on Sep 16, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, Bead Making, Bracelet Making, Wire Jewelry, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, How to Bead, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beaded Beads, Earring Making, Beads, Beading Daily
  • A Peyote Stitch Primer: Learn About the Many Variations of This Popular Off-loom Bead-weaving Stitch

    For someone who struggled to learn how to do peyote stitch, I sure do use it a lot these days! Once I mastered the basic thread path, I realized that there's a whole lot of cool stuff you can do with peyote stitch: everything from making beaded bezels to bails for gemstone pendants to beaded ropes...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 10, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Brick Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, 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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