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  • Beaded Ropes Using Right-angle Weave: To Support or Not to Support?

    Right-angle weave is one of my favorite beading stitches for creating beaded ropes. There's just something about the rhythmic thread path of stitching tubular right-angle weave that puts me in a very Zen-like meditative state of mind. I can set all my other cares, distractions, and worries aside...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 4, 2015
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Beadwork, April/May 2015

    DESIGNER OF THE YEAR PROJECTS CHRYSANTHEMUM BLOSSOMS PYRAMID PATH BRACELET Cindy Holsclaw Barbara Falkowitz and Amy Haftkowycz RISING PHOENIX EARRINGS Penny Dixon PROJECTS CLEOPATRA'S COLLAR SWINGIN' SOUTACHE Svetlana Chernitsky Amee K. Sweet-McNamara INCANTO EARRINGS SLAINTE NECKLACE Monica...
    Posted to Beadwork by MLenhausen on Mar 3, 2015
    Filed under: Seed Bead Patterns, Pearls, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Crystals, Bead Making, Bead Crochet, bead crafts, Beads, Wire Jewelry, How to Bead, Earring Making, Chain Maille, Stringing
  • Metalworking in my Kitchen?

    When it comes to jewelry making, barring a few meager attempts at peyote-stitched bracelets, I am truly a stringer at heart. I can string beads, knot cords, and crank out wrapped loops like nobody's business. But, honestly, I'd like to think of myself as a bit of a mixed-media maven! My passions...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by Debbie.Blair on Mar 3, 2015
    Filed under: Stringing, Bead Making, Enamel Beads, Mixed Media Jewelry, How to Bead, Beaded Jewelry Design, Bead Crafts, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • 3 Things To Try with Kumihimo

    I've only been doing beaded kumihimo braids for a couple of years now, but lately, I've been looking for something new to add some interest to my kumihimo projects. I've got plenty of beads, beading supplies, and stringing/braiding materials to play with, I was just looking for a little bit...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 25, 2015
    Filed under: Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Kumihimo, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Get Your Beaded Jewelry Into Shops and Boutiques: Learn How In a Live Webinar!

    Once upon a time, I was an owner of a small fine craft, jewelry, and bead shop in upstate New York. It was quite the experience -- for one thing, it was wonderful to have my own brick-and-mortar store where I could sell all of the handmade beaded jewelry I was making. I loved the small community that...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 22, 2015
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Jewelry Business, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Get Your Book of Free Beaded Brooch Projects

    Of all the styles of beaded jewelry I make, beaded brooches used to come last on my list of preferred beading projects. But no more! After looking at the gorgeous free beaded brooch projects we've chosen for our latest free eBook, I'm inspired to start making more of these beauties to accent...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 20, 2015
    Filed under: Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Stitch Pro: How to Finish the End of a Beaded Kumihimo Braid

    Do you love working kumihimo with beads, but are perplexed by how to turn the resulting rope into a bracelet or necklace? There are many ways to finish a beaded kumihimo rope, but the most popular way is to add an end cap. Here is how it's done: To finish the end of the kumihimo braid: 1) After braiding...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by Jean Campbell on Feb 19, 2015
    Filed under: bead crafts, Bead-weaving, Seed Bead Patterns, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Kumihimo, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, How to Bead, Jewelry Making
  • Introducing: Bead Artist Of the Month

    Erin Prais-Hintz and Jean Campbell during Erin's Craft Daily video shoot I've been around the block in this bead community of ours...a few times, actually! I've created beading magazines, written dozens of articles and books on beading, and produced lots of beading videos. I've worked...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 18, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Bead Crochet, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Artist of the Month: Kelly Wiese!

    In case you haven't heard, Kelly Wiese is a total rock star. She makes incredible vintage-inspired jewelry dripping with crystals, and Beadwork magazine was lucky enough to land her as our Artist of the Month! We have four brand-new videos featuring Kelly's decadent designs in the Interweave...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by Anna Harvilla on Feb 12, 2015
    Filed under: Crystals, Stringing, bead crafts, Bead-weaving, Beads
  • Ready To Start a Jewelry Business? Start Here!

    From Jennifer: In 2006, I decided to take the leap and start my own jewelry business, selling my handmade lampwork glass beads and finished bead embroidery. Two years later, I gave birth to my son. Now, if you were to ask me which process was easier, I would have to say that in my experience, having...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 9, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Jewelry Business, Bead Crafts, Beads, Beading Daily
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