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  • How to Bead Like a Designer Of the Year

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to bead like the pros do? Maybe you've wondered what kinds of tips and advice a professional beader would have for someone who wants to turn their hobby into a second career? Well, I asked a few of the wonderful Beadwork magazine Designers Of the Year for their favorite...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 2, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Beading Tools for Your Holiday Wish List

    What if you had a magic beading genie at your disposal? You know, the kind that would bring you just about any beading tool you wanted with the snap of his fingers -- if you had that kind of power, what would you ask for? Believe it or not, I think about that kind of stuff when I start browsing through...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 8, 2013
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • How to Make a Peyote Stitch Triangle

    I don't know why I put off playing with geometric peyote stitch for so long, if only because I knew that I would suddenly develop a need to buy at least two dozen more colors of cylinder beads to add to my stash. But a couple of weeks ago, I decided to take a break from my other bead embroidery and...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 14, 2013
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Earring Making, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • The Beading Stitches of Native American Beadwork

    Being a history geek, I love to know the whole story behind how things came to be, including many of my favorite bead-weaving stitches. Many of these stitches developed independently all over the world throughout the history of the human race, but chances are, if you do bead-weaving, you're using...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 23, 2012
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Bead Crafts, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Making Mistakes: How to Correct Five Common Mistakes in Your Beadwork

    When I was learning how to bead, I made loads of mistakes. Nobody's perfect, right? And that goes double for me, especially when it comes to my beading. Now that I've been beading for many, many years, I'd like to say that I make fewer mistakes. I'd like to say that, but I can't....
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 19, 2012
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Bead Crochet, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Beadwork Origins: Native American Beadwork

    Some of the first beadwork I can remember seeing as a child was Native American beadwork in the collections of our local natural history museum. I was totally captivated by the bright colors of the beads and the intricate patterns that were formed on the buckskin dresses and moccasins in the display...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 5, 2012
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Do You Love Bead Embroidery? Here Are Five Free Patterns for Bead Embroidery!

    If you've ever seen the awesome and inspiring bead embroidery of artists like Sherry Serafini, you might have been inspired to try your hand at this particular beading technique. Unlike other types of off-loom beadweaving, bead embroidery is the stitching of seed beads to a fabric or felt-like backing...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 10, 2011
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beadweaving, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Beadwork Pattern Play Challenge

    Beadwork Pattern Play Challenge Deadline: August 3, 2009 Did you enjoy seeing how five designers created projects inspired by swatches of pattern in the June/July issue of Beadwork (page 56, Pattern Play Challenge)? Did you check out the two free charts of MaryLou Holvenstot's Limelight Leopard in...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Michelle Mach on Apr 29, 2009
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Bead Embroidery, Bead Making, Stringing, Wire Jewelry, Seed Bead Patterns, Native American beadwork, Bead-weaving, Beads, Beading Daily