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  • 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
  • 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
  • Beaded Jewelry Design - Tips and Beading Supplies for Designing with Nature

    Years ago when I was majoring in environmental science at Ramapo College in northern New Jersey, I took a class that dealt with how to create energy-efficient homes and structures that was called Design With Nature. We learned how to use things like the angle of the rising sun for natural heating, and...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 1, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • 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
  • Meet Bead Embroidery Artist and Instructor Mary Tafoya

    Bead embroidery is one art form that I could happily explore for the rest of my life. With so much beautiful beadwork out there for inspiration, I'm excited that we'll be hosting bead artist Mary Tafoya for our next live webinar, Bead Embroidery: Tips, Techniques, and Inspiration from Mary Tafoya...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 20, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • 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
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