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  • Beadwork, October/November 2014

    DESIGNER OF THE YEAR PROJECTS INTREPID CUFF CONSTELLATION CUFF Christina Neit Glenda Paunonen & Liisa Turunen TRIO OF CROWNS NECKLACE CAPULETS' TREASURE Leslee Frumin Laura Andrews PROJECTS DANCING FANS NECKLACE GRAPEVINE CUFF Sandie Bachand Gail Crosman Moore KUMIHIMO TWINS NECKLACE FAN FLOWER...
    Posted to Beadwork by MLenhausen on Aug 27, 2014
    Filed under: Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Kumihimo, Bead Making, bead crafts, Beads
  • 5 Cool Ideas For Hot Summer Necklace Making Projects

    I love making beaded necklaces, and when I sit down to design a piece, it's usually a necklace. For a few years, my necklace making projects were all big, bold, and showy -- the bigger, the better. But lately, I'm starting to think differently about how I like my necklaces. There's a lot...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 4, 2014
    Filed under: Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Kumihimo, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Options for Finishing Your Beaded Ropes

    Ever since I made my first spiral rope, I've loved to make beaded ropes out of seed beads and my favorite off-loom bead-weaving stitches, and with the new TierraCast Maker's Collection of cord and rope ends with coordinating clasps, I was inspired to start stitching some new beaded ropes. Pretty...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 21, 2014
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Kumihimo, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • How to Knot Gemstone Beads

    Lately, it seems that no matter what I do or where I go in life, my beads follow me. Even after finishing my 200-hour yoga teacher training program back in March, the beads are following me into my yoga and meditation practice -- last weekend, I taught a workshop on how to make your own mala (meditation...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on May 5, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Pearls, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Lapidary, Mixed Media Jewelry, Kumihimo, Jewelry Business, Necklace Making, Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Magazine, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • 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
  • Tips For Beaded Kumihimo From A Beginner

    From Jennifer: Warning: Doing kumihimo with beads is totally addicting. If you're thinking about learning how to do beaded kumihimo, you should know that you will fall head over heels for this easy Japanese braiding technique. You'll be buying up size 6 seed beads by the kilo. You'll start...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 26, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Bead Crochet, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Kumihimo, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Show Us Your Best Beginner Beading Projects and Win!

    My very first beading project: a peyote stitch amulet bag Do you remember your first beading project? The one that you made when you were first learning how to bead? I do: it was a peyote stitch amulet bag with a bugle bead chain. I don't wear it much anymore because the thread that I used for the...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 24, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Kumihimo, Bead Crafts, Beads
  • Learning Kumihimo Beading with Jill Wiseman

    One of my 2013 New Year's beading resolutions was to learn how to bead with Kumihimo. Kumihimo is a Japanese braiding technique worked on a round loom tool called a marudai. Alas, I ran out of time at the end of the year and never did learn the craft. Lucky for me--I had the privilege of previewing...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by Kate Wilson on Feb 5, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, bead crafts, Bead-weaving, Bead Making, Kumihimo, Beads, Beading Daily, How to Bead, Jewelry Making
  • Basic Kumihimo Supplies - What Do I Need for Kumihimo?

    Ready to try your hand at some basic beaded kumihimo braids? Just like my other favorite beading techniques, kumihimo can be done with an incredible variety of materials. Before you sit down to undertake your first beaded kumihimo project, make sure you have a few basic supplies handy for a successful...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 5, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Bead Crochet, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Kumihimo, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads
  • What's Not to Love About This Leather and Wire Bracelet Making Project?

    One of the things that excites me about my evolving wire jewelry skills is the potential to make cool wire jewelry designs, like this Leather Loops bracelet by jewelry artist Jodi L. Bombardier. I love the trend of using leather in jewelry -- it's not just for hanging pendants anymore! This leather...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 9, 2013
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Kumihimo, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
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