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  • 5 Favorite Ways to Use Herringbone Stitch

    Herringbone stitch has long been one of my favorite bead-weaving stitches, and I'm guessing that I'm not alone: from beaded ropes to beaded bezels for cabochons and large gemstone focal beads, herringbone stitch has dozens of variations and uses in beaded jewelry design ideas. I've written...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 19, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, 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
  • Every Beader Should Know Brick Stitch!

    Brick stitch beading was the very first off-loom bead-weaving stitch that I taught myself how to do, and it will always hold a special place in my heart. While it's not as "glamorous" as peyote stitch, herringbone stitch, or right-angle weave, brick stitch definitely has its place in the...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 12, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, 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
  • Create Shimmery Faux Gemstones in Bezeled Settings

    One of my favorite things about my job is being exposed to so many talented jewelry artists. Sure, attending bead shows and drafting themes for the magazine is fun. But reviewing submissions--now that's a real treat! Unwrapping all of the beautiful jewelry that comes into our offices in Colorado...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by Debbie.Blair on Dec 9, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, Bead Making, Mixed Media Jewelry, How to Bead, Bead Crafts, Beads
  • 3 Reasons Why I Love Making Beaded Jewelry Designs With Components

    My entry in the 2013 Battle Of the Beadsmith: Created with beaded components using Czech glass cup flowers and gumdrop beads I can still remember the very first piece of beaded jewelry made with components. It was in Diane Fitzgerald's classic Beading With Brick Stitch, and it opened the door to...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 8, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Create Stunning Faux Gemstones with Polymer Clay

    As a jewelry artist, I have tried my hand at a number of jewelry and craft techniques and materials over the years. From metal stamping and dapping, to resin and polymer clay, I love the idea of creating a custom component that will give my pieces that special touch. I was so excited when frequent Jewelry...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by Debbie.Blair on Nov 18, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, Polymer Clay Beads, Bead Making, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Learn Bead Embroidery Tips and Techniques from Bead Artist Mary Tafoya

    Bead embroidery by bead artist Mary Tafoya Bead embroidery is so much more than just beaded backstitch! Are you ready to delve into the world of adding color, texture, shape, and even mixed media jewelry techniques into your bead embroidery pieces? Then you're ready to attend our live webinar, Bead...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 16, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • DIY Halloween Bling

    This year I won't be dressing up for Halloween because I'm a new mom and will be focusing my costume efforts on my 4-month-old daughter. However, I like to be festive and celebrate the season, so I want to wear a little boom boom to show I'm keeping with the spirit of things. Adjusting to...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by Kate Wilson on Oct 23, 2014
    Filed under: Bead-weaving, Bead Making, Beads, How to Bead, Jewelry Making, Mixed Media Jewelry, Metalsmithing
  • 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
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