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  • 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
  • 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
  • Colorful Resin Jewelry Making Projects

    I love playing with resin for my mixed media jewelry-making projects. It's such a fun and versatile medium! There are so many ways to make quick, easy, and beautiful jewelry using resin, or using resin as a starting point for creating larger and more intricate mixed media jewelry-making projects...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 2, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beaded Jewelry
  • 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
  • Ideas and Inspiration for Combining Bead Stringing with Bead Stitching

    Like a lot of bead-weavers I know, I got started making jewelry by learning how to string beads. Once I started learning how to do off-loom bead-weaving, though, I started looking for creative ways to combine my bead stitching with my bead stringing skills. Fifteen years later, I still love finding new...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jan 14, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Brick Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Every Beader Should Know Brick Stitch!

    Brick stitch beading was the very first off-loom bead-weaving stitch that I taught myself how to do, and it will always hold a special place in my heart. While it's not as "glamorous" as peyote stitch, herringbone stitch, or right-angle weave, brick stitch definitely has its place in the...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 12, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Earring Making, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beaded Jewelry
  • Learn How to Make a Sweet Holiday Ornament with Heather Powers

    Do you DIY your holidays? Making handmade holiday decorations has always been one of my favorite parts of the holiday season, whether I'm keeping them for my own family or giving them away as thoughtful gifts for my friends and family. Who wouldn't love a handmade holiday ornament to decorate...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 23, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Step by Step Wire Jewelry Magazine, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • 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
  • 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
  • Learn How to Stitch Beaded Vines and Flowers with Bead Artist Nancy Eha

    One of the perks of being the online editor for Beading Daily is that I get to preview a lot of great beading resources like books, magazines, videos, and online courses. So I jumped at the chance to preview the new Seed Bead Botany course, taught by bead artist Nancy Eha. For those of you who aren't...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 11, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
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