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  • An Introduction to Tubular Right-angle Weave

    As if I can't get enough flat right-angle weave, one of my favorite techniques for making beaded ropes is to use tubular right-angle weave. Most of you know that I love using right-angle weave for necklace and bracelet bases, because it's just so easy to embellish in so many different ways! Learning...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 22, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Herringbone Stitch, Right Angle Weave, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • How to Bead Creative Using Your Favorite Jewelry Findings

    Back when I started learning how to bead, as I began to collect beads of all types, sizes, and shapes, I also began to collect jewelry-making findings. Lots and lots and LOTS of jewelry-making findings. Head pins, eye pins, clasps, ribbon ends, cord ends, bead caps, spacer bars, and chain. (Does chain...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 20, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • You Might Be a Wire Jewelry Artist If...

    While I was previewing Susan Lenart Kazmer's latest video, Forge Wire Cages and and Other 3D Forms for Jewelry Making , I was struck by something she said: "I didn't even know I was a wire jewelry artist." Hmmm... She didn't realize she was a wire jewelry artist? Could it be that...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 13, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Earring Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Master These Two Basic Bead Embroidery Stitches For Beautiful Beaded Jewelry

    Bead embroidery collar made using fringe and beaded backstitch techniques Have you ever looked at an amazing piece of bead embroidery and wondered what techniques the artist used to make it? Chances are, it was made using a combination of these two basic bead embroidery stitches: beaded backstitch and...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 8, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, 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
  • Win the New Maker's Collection of Findings From TierraCast!

    I love a good beaded rope, and I love it even more when I can give my beaded ropes a professional-looking finish. Imagine my excitement when I opened the latest sample pack from TierraCast and found all these amazing jewelry findings for finishing your best beaded ropes! The newest Marker's Collection...
    Posted to Beading Supplies We Love by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 21, 2014
    Filed under: Beading Tools, How to Bead, Beaded Beads, mixed media jewelry, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, 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
  • Magnetic Glue-in Clasps From York Beads

    It's not often that I get this excited about a new clasp, but these incredible magnetic glue-in clasps from York Beads have me re-thinking the way I design and create beaded jewelry. I first noticed these heavy duty magnetic clasps in the work of Aurelio Castano. Aurelio's sleek, modern bead...
    Posted to Beading Supplies We Love by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 18, 2014
    Filed under: Bead-weaving, Seed Bead Patterns, How to Bead, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, mixed media jewelry, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Get Creative With These Beaded Brooch Projects

    Beaded brooches are probably the very last type of beaded jewelry that I think of designing when I sit down to make a new piece, right there under "bolo ties" and "cuff links". But when I came across this blog from Jean Campbell with 5 ways to wear a beaded brooch , I started thinking...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 16, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beaded Wedding Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Head to the Hardware Store for Your Next Mixed Media Jewelry Project

    Remember that blog I posted last week about the Bead For a Man competition ? Well, I was totally smitten with the bracelet by Aurelio Castano, and, judging from your comments, so were a lot of you! It made me think of the fun Grommets Galore bracelet project by Dulcey Heller that I made a few years ago...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 14, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Bead Making, Steampunk Jewelry, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Real Men Wear Beads - How to Bead For a Man

    In all my years of doing bead-weaving, I've only ever attempted one piece of jewelry meant for a man. For me, anyway, figuring out how to bead for a man is really, really difficult! Even though a lot of my beadwork leans towards gender-neutral colors and styles, I still have a hard time picturing...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 9, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
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