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  • Explore Techniques for Making Handmade Beads

    Handmade beads have a way of capturing your imagination like no other. There's just something about the way a handmade bead looks and the way it feels in your hand that connects with you on a very deep level. The very first beads were all handmade, of course: in ancient times, there were no large...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 26, 2013
    Filed under: Bead Making, How To Bead, Fabric Beads, Bead-weaving, Polymer Clay Beads, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Beading the Odds: Beads of Courage (Part II)

    In yesterday's post , I spoke of Beads of Courage , a remarkable program in many hospitals that enables children battling serious illness to use beads to track and celebrate their medical journeys. When I was learning about Beads of Courage, I had the privilege of speaking with Joellyn Boggess whose...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by mzier on Oct 18, 2012
    Filed under: Stringing, Bead Making, Polymer Clay Beads, Glass Beads, Beads, How to Bead
  • Add Some Sparkle and Texture To Your Polymer Clay Beads!

    A big thank-you to Iris Weiss of Polyform Products for sharing this free polymer clay bead making tutorial with us, and thank you to Suzanne Anderson of Yikes Studio for creating this tutorial! If you've made some of the big hole polymer clay beads from yesterday's Beading Daily blog, here are...
    Posted to Beading Instructions by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 11, 2012
    Filed under: Crystals, Pearls, Bead Making, How to Bead, Polymer Clay Beads, Beading Daily, Beads, Pearl
  • 3 Easy Ideas for Making Large Hole Polymer Clay Beads

    I've found a new appreciation for polymer clay bead making these last few months, and I'm lucky that the lovely folks over at Polyform Products have agreed to supply me with a steady stream of free polymer clay bead making projects! This free bead making project was designed by Suzanne Anderson...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 10, 2012
    Filed under: Pearls, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Polymer Clay Beads, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Learning How to Bead: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

    One of the best gifts I ever gave to myself was when I signed up for my first series of lessons to learn how to bead . It was supposed to be a little reward to myself for finishing up my Bachelor's degree after ten years of working my way through college, but little did I know that it would turn...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 26, 2012
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Polymer Clay Beads, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • 5 Bead Making Projects for Everyone - Even You!

    With so many different kinds of beads out there, it comes as no surprise that beads can be made out of just about anything. Really! I've seen some beads made out of pretty strange stuff -- think moose droppings, bullet casings, and chewed-on pencil nubs. But never fear, even if you're fresh out...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 10, 2012
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Polymer Clay Beads, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Beading Shops I Love: Bead & Glass Boutique of Pitman, New Jersey

    On my recent trip to Bead Fest Philadelphia, I made a trip across the river to southern New Jersey, where I got to meet up with the fabulous Amy Blevins and see her gorgeous bead shop, Bead & Glass Boutique . When I travel, I like to seek out small, independent bead shops and do a little shopping...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 27, 2012
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Polymer Clay Beads, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Summer Vacation Means Bead Crafts For the Kids!

    Memories of my summer vacations as kid include big bowls of fresh raspberries from my grandmother's garden, going for a drive to get ice cream with my parents, lazy days spent playing outside with my friends, and of course, spending lots of time doing craft projects with my mother and my sister....
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 3, 2012
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Bracelet Making, Polymer Clay Beads, Earring Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Polymer Clay Bead Making: Expert Advice from Lisa Pavelka

    I am quite happy to report that I had so much fun with my last polymer clay bead making project, it appears that I have overcome my fear of bead making using polymer clay! I've been playing with all kinds of tools and techniques for bead making using polymer clay, and thanks to the tips and advice...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on May 31, 2012
    Filed under: Crystals, Bead Making, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Polymer Clay Beads, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Anyone Can Make Polymer Clay Beads...Right?

    The necklace from Enlightened Polymer Clay that served as my inspiration. I've never felt that polymer clay has been a particularly strong set of jewelry making skills for me. After watching a peculiarly talented friend of mine create an entire Lord of the Rings chess set from polymer clay years...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on May 10, 2012
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Beading Tools, Ceramic Beads, Polymer Clay Beads, Necklace Making, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
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