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  • 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
  • Glass Beads We Love - The Hidden History of Bugle Beads

    From Jennifer: I think I love the stories behind my favorite glass beads for bead-weaving almost as much as the beads themselves! For me, bugle beads bring back memories of when I first started learning how to bead -- I made dozens of pairs of beaded earrings with lots of bugle bead fringe. I collected...
    Posted to Beading Supplies We Love by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 26, 2013
    Filed under: Peyote Stitch, Crystals, Bead-weaving, Bead Embroidery, Seed Bead Patterns, How to Bead, Glass Beads, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Necklace Making, Earring Making, Beaded Wedding Jewelry
  • 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
  • Going Round in Circles with Circular Brick Stitch

    Of all the variations that can be worked with brick stitch , circular brick stitch is one of my favorites for making unique components and even beaded mandalas for things like bracelets, earrings, pendants, and even delicate beaded necklaces. Circular brick stitch, in contrast to tubular brick stitch...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 18, 2013
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
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