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  • What Are Your Favorite Jewelry-making Accomplishments?

    A few weeks ago, I was asked to submit an application to teach beadwork and jewelry-making at one of my local arts associations over the summer. As part of the application, I had to include a copy of my resume. My first thought was, wow, a resume? I haven't looked at that in over three years! What...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 11, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Kumihimo, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • 4 Ways to Make Playful Beaded Jewelry

    I can't stop buying little face beads and cabochons. Some of those in my collection are more than five years old and still unused. It's not a lack of ideas that's stopping me. In fact, it's quite the opposite: I have so many ideas that I can't settle on a single one. Should I make...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by Michelle Mach on Apr 10, 2014
    Filed under: Bead-weaving, Seed Bead Patterns, Herringbone Stitch, Peyote Stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily, Bracelet Making, Jewelry Making
  • See What One Reader Created With A Free Twisted Herringbone Stitch Project

    Beader (and friend) Kristen Stevens Herringbone stitch is one of my favorite beading stitches for making beaded chains that highlight a spectacular focal bead or centerpiece. It's particularly well-suited for large or heavy focals because its thread path creates a strong rope or ribbon-like structure...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 9, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Beading With Right-angle Weave - Love At First Stitch!

    For me, right-angle weave has been love at first stitch, and I'll tell you why: the rhythm of the thread path, first moving to one side and then towards the other, is very meditative for me. When I'm deep into stitching with right-angle weave, it's almost like a dance of forward and back...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 7, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Right Angle Weave, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Stitch Pro: How to Start a New Thread

    Now that my life is more settled down (son back home after training with the Marines...daughter on the honor roll after years of struggling with school...home improvements projects done for now...traveling for work is rare...), I find myself with the time and head space to bead for fun again! Coming...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by Jean Campbell on Apr 3, 2014
    Filed under: Bead-weaving, Bead Making, Beads, Beading Daily, How to Bead
  • How to Bead Like a Designer Of the Year

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to bead like the pros do? Maybe you've wondered what kinds of tips and advice a professional beader would have for someone who wants to turn their hobby into a second career? Well, I asked a few of the wonderful Beadwork magazine Designers Of the Year for their favorite...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 2, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Get Kitting

    Have you checked out TierraCast’s selection of Quick Kits yet? I recently did and am a big fan of not only the final product but the process as well! These kits are available in a variety of different styles, which means there is bound to be one you will enjoy, too! Their Quick Kits are known for...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by MLenhausen on Apr 1, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, Bead-weaving, Beads
  • Handy Tips For Writing Your Own Seed Bead Patterns

    Whether you want to boost your jewelry business by selling instructions and tutorials for your own original beaded jewelry designs, or you want to submit your seed bead patterns for publication to a beading magazine (like, maybe Beadwork magazine?), you'll have to know how to translate your bead...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 31, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Bead Crochet, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Jewelry Business, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • My Favorite Resources for Creating Outstanding Beaded Wedding Jewelry

    Even though I still see a good foot or more of snow on the ground outside my window, the calender is telling me that it's almost spring -- and that means it's almost time for wedding season! Up here in the Adirondacks, many couples choose to celebrate their wedding during the summer months when...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 28, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beaded Wedding Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • What's the Best Way to Polish Sterling Silver Jewelry?

    In November and December of last year, I sold a number of sterling silver earrings in a local shop. That's the good news. The bad news? The few unsold pairs came back heavily tarnished. It's not the end of the world, but it has made me pause and rethink my idea of making more of this particular...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by Michelle Mach on Mar 26, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, Wire Jewelry, Chain Maille, Bead-weaving, Earring Making, Beads, Beading Daily
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