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  • An Introduction to Tubular Right-angle Weave

    As if I can't get enough flat right-angle weave, one of my favorite techniques for making beaded ropes is to use tubular right-angle weave. Most of you know that I love using right-angle weave for necklace and bracelet bases, because it's just so easy to embellish in so many different ways! Learning...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 22, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Herringbone Stitch, Right Angle Weave, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Do You Love Peyote Stitch? You'll Love These 5 Peyote Stitch Tips!

    Buckle Up Cuff by Carole Ohl, from the book Mastering Peyote Stitch by Melinda Barta Whether I'm making a handmade beaded toggle, a cuff bracelet, or a beaded bezel, peyote stitch is the first bead-weaving stitch I turn to when I want to create a piece of beaded jewelry. This incredible versatile...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 2, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Earring Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Mixed Media Jewelry With a Story

    I'm at the point in my experiments with mixed media jewelry where I will never say never. If you had told me three years ago that I would love making resin jewelry pendants for my bead weaving projects I would have never believed you! But, yes, I've fallen in love with resin, and now that I've...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jan 27, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • 5 Favorite Free Earring Making Projects

    Since 2010, I've started off every year with a little beaded earring making challenge to myself: can I make one pair of beaded earrings every day for an entire month? I originally started this earring making challenge because beaded earring designs seem to be more difficult for me than other types...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jan 3, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Earring Making, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • My Favorite Classic Crystal Beading Projects

    Coming from someone who doesn't often get to wear sparkly things, I believe that jewelry made with crystals is a good investment. Why? Because crystal jewelry design is timeless -- many of my first crystal beading projects from over ten years ago are just as fashionable now as they were back then...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jan 1, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beaded Jewelry
  • How to Use Herringbone Stitch to Make a Bezel

    Herringbone stitch might have been one of the last bead-weaving stitches I learned how to do, but these days, it's always my first choice for making beaded bezels and beaded ropes! This quick, versatile beading stitch can be used to create both flat and dimensional beadwork, and I love the strength...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 18, 2013
    Filed under: Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Earring Making, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • How to Bead a Glittering Chain of Winter Stars

    I don't know what it is about the winter solstice, but every year around this time, I find myself trying to figure out how to bead projects that will capture as much light and sparkle as possible. When the days get short and the nights get long, I also start to think about how to bead projects that...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 13, 2013
    Filed under: Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Lenore Necklace Free Jewelry-making Project from Prima Bead

    Happy Halloween! Our friends at Prima Bead have shared this free necklace making project with us, using crystal pearls and bicones, fancy metal chandelier findings, and fun filigree components. Enjoy! Materials: Black Chandelier Charms 5 pk (Prima Bead Item #34708386) Black Rhinestone Teardrops 3 pk...
    Posted to Beading Instructions by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 31, 2013
    Filed under: Wire Jewelry, Crystals, Beading Tools, Pearls, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How to Bead, Chain Maille, Jewelry Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beaded Jewelry, Necklace Making
  • Catch That Cab - 3 Quick Techniques for Creating a Beaded Cabochon Bezel

    Just when I thought I couldn't possibly make any more room in my bead stash for more cabochons , Tina Holden, my Bead Soup Blog Party swap partner from earlier this year, decided to do a major destash in one of her online shops. That meant lots and lots of her gorgeous polymer clay and resin cabochons...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 30, 2013
    Filed under: Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Have You Tried Using Crystal Cup Chain Yet?

    One of the hottest trends in jewelry-making is the use of crystal cup chain. Hundreds of tiny crystals all secured in connected bezels make this fabulous jewelry-making component as versatile as it is affordable. Author and jewelry artist Lorelei Eurto (author of Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry ) has created...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 25, 2013
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
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