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  • Stitching the Rainbow: Learning How to Use Color in Your Bead-weaving

    The first color wheel that I had to create on my own, part of my lessons in color theory One of the best things I ever did for my bead-weaving was to learn about color theory. I was always envious of my artist friends back in college who spent their days mixing colors of paint and learning the secrets...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on May 18, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Go On a Bracelet-Making Binge!

    Oh my goodness, where do I start? I was feeling in a bit of a beading funk the other day, so I decided to clean off my desk. (That shows you just how desperate I was!) I came across a bag with some new metal components from my friends at TierraCast in it -- and these were no ordinary components. They...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 22, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • My 5 Favorite Beading Supplies for Bead Embroidery

    Everyone who does bead embroidery has their own list of can't-live-without beading supplies! After years of playing and experimenting with different bead embroidery stitches and techniques, I've found that I have my own favorite beading supplies for bead embroidery. Check out my list and see...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 8, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Stock Up On Beads With Unique Finds at Bead Fest Spring!

    Head to the Expo at Bead Fest Spring for the perfect bead shopping experience: seed beads, handmade beads, unique and hard to find beads, and string after string of beads as far as the eye can see! Plus, all the tools you need to convert your new stash of beads into one-of-a-kind jewelry—all under...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 1, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Beads
  • On the Fringe - Learn Techniques For Making Stunning Beaded Fringe

    I first started playing with beaded fringe 15 years ago when I learned how to make beaded amulet bags. Back then, I learned everything I knew about beaded fringe from old British beading books and magazines. This kind of beaded fringe was, well, to be blunt, really boring. Mostly composed of straight...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 1, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, 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
  • Bead Fest Santa Fe - Your Beading Getaway Is Less Than 2 Months Away!

    The wait is over almost over until you could be in beautiful Santa Fe, relaxing and learning more about your favorite hobby with some of the best instructors in the business—are you ready? The Bead Fest Santa Fe program is loaded with veteran instructors, as well as plenty of fresh faces. Check...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 10, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, 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
  • 5 Ways to Take Your Beading On An Adventure

    Do you ever feel like your bead-weaving is stuck in a rut? We all get that way from time to time, I think. You can only make so many bead embroidered pendants or beaded ropes before you start to feel a little bit of deja vu: haven't I done this before? A few times? If you're feeling like you're...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 6, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Make Your Bead Embroidery Come Alive

    Many of us look to nature as a seemingly unlimited source of inspiration for our bead embroidery projects, and with good reason: the colors, textures, and shapes of the natural world translate to beautiful bead embroidery projects, especially with all the new shapes and colors of glass beads that are...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jan 26, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
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