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  • For the Love of Leather Jewelry

    There used to be a time when I only used leather in my jewelry-making projects as a way to back my bead embroidery. Not anymore! Now that leather jewelry is hitting fashion runways everywhere, I'm indulging in my love of creating jewelry using leather cord, scrap leather, and "licorice"...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 10, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • 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
  • 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
  • Picots, Fringe, and Stitch-in-the-ditch: Our New Bead Embellishments eBook!

    What's the best way to jazz up your off-loom bead-weaving projects? With bead embellishments , of course! Embellishing with beads is a fun way to play with your design skills while learning how to create unique beaded jewelry. And there are so many different techniques that you can use for bead embellishing...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 20, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bracelet Making, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • What Our Readers Did - February/March 2014 Beading Challenge Winner Colleen Carter

    Collen Carter was the winner of our February/March 2014 Beading Challenge "Name That Beadwork" giveaway with her suggested name of Lionfish Amulet for the gorgeous beaded necklace made by editor Kate Wilson with the kit of metal findings from Kabela Designs. Colleen won her own kit like the...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 24, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads
  • My Jewelry-making Goals for 2014 - What Are Yours?

    Jewelry-making goal #4: Use up what I have in my stash. (Who am I kidding?) We're well into 2014, and I've been thinking a lot about what my jewelry-making goals are going to be for this year. I've been spending the last few weeks working on some new jewelry making techniques, like playing...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jan 22, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • 5 Necklace Making Supplies for Edwardian-inspired Jewelry

    Downton Abbey is back! Have you seen the season premiere, yet? I'm looking forward to seven more weeks full of drama, glamor, and of course, those delicious period costumes and jewelry! Nothing inspires a good necklace making project for me like seeing a vintage beaded necklace and then trying to...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jan 8, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Merry Christmas from Beading Daily!

    I hope everyone who is reading this is having a beautiful Christmas morning! Here in upstate New York, it will be cold, and it might snow, if we're lucky. And if you're lucky, you or someone you love might have been treated to a few new beading tools for learning how to bead and make jewelry...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 25, 2013
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Lapidary, Necklace Making, Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Magazine, metalsmithing, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • 5 Favorite Free Bracelet Making Projects on Beading Daily

    I can honestly say that I have yet to meet a bracelet making project that I didn't love. Beaded bracelets are what I go to when I need to get out of a creative funk, or to recharge my beading batteries. Very often, I find inspiration for new necklace making projects by making a new beaded bracelet...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 4, 2013
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bracelet Making, Necklace Making, metalsmithing, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Can Yoga Philosophy Improve Your Beaded Jewelry Designs?

    The more I practice yoga, the more I discover that my practice can apply to every other aspect of my life -- including my beaded jewelry design ideas. One of the most important concepts to me in all of yoga is the concept of santosha. Santosha can be interpreted in many different ways: either as a sense...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 22, 2013
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
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