TAGS: bead embroidery + beaded beads

Showing related tags and posts across the entire site.
  • 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
  • Learn How to Add Dimension to Your Bead Embroidery Projects

    When I was in fourth grade, my parents encouraged me to take as many art classes as I wanted to, so I signed up for a watercolor painting class. I found out that I didn't have much talent for painting with watercolors, but I did discover how much I loved to mix colors and lay them down on paper....
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 26, 2015
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Seed Bead Patterns, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • My Best Beading Moments from 2014, and Looking Ahead to 2015

    Another year over, can you believe it? Last thing I remember, I was resolving to do more bead embroidery in 2014 and planning my son's birthday party while I worked on my yoga teacher training. All of a sudden, it seems, the year has flown by in a blur of beads and blogs, and here I am, ready to...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 31, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Brick Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Earring Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • The red-gold necklace

    A necklace I designed and made for a friend, based on her sari. The base is velvet with crystals and bead embroidery on the locket and some beaded beads for the chain and the earrings.
    Posted to Reader Photos by cherrytreebaby on Feb 6, 2011
    Filed under: seed beads, crystals, bead embroidery, beaded beads, velvet
Page 1 of 15 (300 items) 1 2 3 4 5 Next > ... Last ยป