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  • Fall Into My Favorite Beading Projects

    Autumn is, without a doubt, my favorite time of year. I love how the cooler temperatures give me an excuse to break out my snuggliest sweaters, warm socks, and comfy quilts. Add some hot chocolate for breakfast every morning, a warm fire in the wood stove, and the incredible view of the trees in the...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 20, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Four Things You Didn't Know About Michelle Mach's Unexpected Findings Book

    California Poppy necklace by Michelle Mach Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes during the writing and editing of a great beading book? Michelle Mach shared four fun things with us about her newest book, Unexpected Findings . Read on to find out more about what really goes on during...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 15, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Making, How To Bead, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • For the Love of Leather Jewelry

    There used to be a time when I only used leather in my jewelry-making projects as a way to back my bead embroidery. Not anymore! Now that leather jewelry is hitting fashion runways everywhere, I'm indulging in my love of creating jewelry using leather cord, scrap leather, and "licorice"...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 10, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Get Free Access to Over 500 Crafting Videos This Weekend on Craft Daily

    I never really appreciated how much fun and how easy it is to learn new bead-weaving skills and techniques from video until we moved to the Adirondack mountains in New York State over 14 years ago. Living over 2 hours away from any major city can be challenging when you want to take beading classes and...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 9, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Win the 2014 Fall Collection From Nunn Design!

    It's back to school time for the kids, and for the grownups, it's back to beading! Summer is, sadly, drawing to a close, but that means that it's time for another awesome giveaway from our friends at Nunn Design to usher in the new season. The 2014 Fall Collection includes a wonderful variety...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 4, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Making, How To Bead, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beads, Beaded Jewelry
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