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  • Beading Inspired

    Houndstooth check bracelet by Carol Dean Sharpe I love to design my own bead-weaving projects. Even if it's just something as simple as a bracelet made from embellished spiral rope, or a right-angle weave necklace made with seed beads and Czech glass pearls, one thing that I'm always on the lookout...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 22, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Combine Foxtail Chain Maille with Handmade Ceramic Beads in a Free Chain Maille Project!

    Learning how to create new chain maille weaves is something that I've really enjoyed doing since I first started learning how to make chain maille jewelry a few years ago! My latest project is this wonderful foxtail chain necklace by Sara (Graham) Richardson that uses handmade ceramic beads. I decided...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 15, 2014
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Need A Quick Holiday Gift Idea? How About Sixteen Of Them?

    So, I was thinking the other day, and don't be mad, but really, it's time for me to start thinking about holiday gifts. I have a lot of people that I want to include on my list this year, including some of my favorite yoga teachers, my son's teachers at school, the awesome ladies who work...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 11, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads
  • 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
  • Mastering Beadwork: Bead Artist and Author Carol Cypher

    I'm so excited to be hosting master bead artist Carol Cypher next week in a live webinar, Adventures in Polygon Stitch: Add an Intriguing and Little Known Beading Stitch To Your Bead-weaving Repetoire . I've long admired Carol's incredible bead art, and her classic reference book, Mastering...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 9, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Right Angle Weave, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Meet the Artists Behind Art Jewelry Elements

    Kristen Stevens, AJE Contributor, and Jen VanBenschoten of Beading Daily at Bead Fest Philadelphia One of my favorite parts of Bead Fest Philadelphia this year was the opportunity I had to meet some of the wonderful bead making artists from the Art Jewelry Elements group . On my second day at the show...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 5, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Bead Crafts, Beads, Beading Daily
  • 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
  • Beading With Cabochons: What Kind of Bezel is Best for My Cabochon?

    Once you get hooked on beading with cabochons like I am, you want to work with cabochons of all sizes, shapes, and materials. Just looking at my haul from this year's Bead Fest Philadelphia, I noticed that I seemed to have purchased more cabochons than in previous years, most of which were made by...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 27, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, 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, Cabochon
  • Bead Star 2014 Winners Revealed!

    The Bead Star 2014 Winners have been announced! Bead Star 2014 Winners: Crystals Category First Place: Zero Gate by Kay Hira Second Place: Black, White, and Red All Over by Bethani Vanderah Third Place: Royal Bow by Ulyana Seryankina Honorable Mention: Channeling Crystals by Lynn Hedgecock Bead Star...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 26, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Crystals, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beads, Beaded Jewelry
  • The Lazy Beader: Bracelet Making Without a Clasp

    Yes, it's time for my first installment of The Lazy Beader. I mean, when you think about it, it's sort of a contradiction in terms, right off the start. I can't think of any beaders who are actually lazy -- beading takes a ton of time and skill, am I right? It's taken me almost fourteen...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 15, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bracelet Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
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