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  • Learn How to Read a Charted Peyote Stitch Pattern in a Live Webinar!

    We all love peyote stitch, and it's the perfect beading stitch for making bold, graphic beaded bracelets. And while the thread path for peyote stitch is one of the best beading stitches for relaxing, meditative beadwork, reading those charted peyote stitch patterns and graphs can quickly turn into...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 19, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Nifty Knotting: 4 Different Looks with Knotted Cords and Ribbons

    When I don't have an idea for a specific jewelry design, I like to pick a technique and repeat it with several different beads and materials. After making a few samples, I'll often get the spark of an idea for a necklace, bracelet, or pair of earrings. Today I'm sharing my recent experiments...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by Michelle Mach on Apr 16, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, Pearls, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Crystals, Beading Tools, How to Bead, Beads
  • A Free Floral Chain Maille Project From Our Friends at Blue Buddha Boutique

    The way that I learned how to do basic chain maille was through a series of kits and instructions from the wonderful people over at Blue Buddha Boutique . Just as much fun as a beading kit, the chain maille kits at Blue Buddha Boutique include instructions and all the pre-cut jump rings you need to start...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 14, 2014
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Step by Step Wire Jewelry Magazine, Bead Crafts, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Memory Wire Tips Plus a Free Project!

    The stacked-bracelet trend is still going strong! It's easy to get that stacked-bracelet look by using Memory Wire and several strands of your favorite beads. For added interest, insert a fun button in the center. If you've never heard of Memory Wire before, this is a rigid coil of wire that...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by Debbie.Blair on Apr 9, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, Bead Making, Beading Tools, How to Bead, Bead Crafts, Beads
  • Tips For Successful Bead Stringing Projects

    Like a lot of bead-weaving enthusiasts and artists out there, I got started stringing beads before I picked up a needle and thread and started stitching. When I think back on how I got started with bead stringing, I go back and forth between cringing and laughing at myself -- I really had no idea what...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 4, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • 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
  • 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
  • Free Bead Embroidery Project: Agate Slice Pins

    A few weeks ago, my husband and my 6 year old son went off on an "adventure" while I was attending a training workshop, and when I arrived home, my son presented me with a few beautiful agate slices that he had chosen for me from a museum gift shop. I was so touched by the beautiful gift, and...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 24, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Gemstone Jewelry
  • Learn How To Do Hexagonal Beaded Netting

    Beaded netting techniques have roots in many cultures around the world. It's incredible to me that vastly different areas of the world have both adopted this easy, versatile beading stitch as a part of their tradition of beading crafts. You can find beautiful bead netting in places like Eastern Europe...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 19, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • 7 Ways to Explore Fine Bead Crafts

    Thanks to beaders like those of you reading this (no, really -- thank you!), bead-weaving and jewelry making have evolved and been accepted by a much wider audience as fine bead crafts. Look at the artists showing their work in any high-end craft show, and you'll find a healthy selection of artists...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 17, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
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