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  • Is That a UFO? Not Anymore!

    I have to admit, when it comes to my beading UFOs (UnFinished Objects), I'm pretty bad. I have drawers that are full of bags that contain bits and pieces of unfinished beading projects, and I always feel guilty when I come across them while looking for beading supplies for new projects. But I know...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on May 4, 2015
    Filed under: Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Learn How to Let Your Beading Designs Evolve with Beth Katz Stone

    A couple of years ago, I designed a necklace using Czech glass gumdrop beads that was just begging for a custom-made clasp. I decided to stitch up a fancy toggle using some of the same techniques that I had used to make the necklace components. But as I was stitching the ring, I suddenly realized that...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 19, 2015
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beaded Jewelry
  • 3 Tips for Better Beading with Cubic Right-angle Weave

    Right-angle weave continues to be one of my favorite off-loom beading stitches for so many reasons! First, there's the versatility of this bead-weaving stitch: you can use it to create ropes and bezels, as well as fantastic three-dimensional beadwork. Second, there's nothing I enjoy quite as...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 10, 2015
    Filed under: Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beaded Jewelry
  • Having Fun with Dodecahedron Beaded Beads

    Ever since I learned how to make a dodecahedron beaded bead using right-angle weave, I've been fascinated with the many possibilities for stitching and embellishing them. Once you learn the basic thread path, a simple dodecahedron beaded bead can be stitched up in just a few minutes, making them...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 30, 2015
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • How to Embellish Right-Angle Weave

    I may have mentioned once or twice before how much I love right-angle weave because of all the potential for embellishment in this popular off-loom bead-weaving stitch. Really, once you learn basic right-angle weave (flat or tubular), there are so many options available to turn it into fabulous beadwork...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jan 9, 2015
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Have a Bead Retreat Right At Home!

    While I love attending Bead Fest Philadelphia and the Tucson bead shows, it's not always practical or affordable for me to travel so I can take beading classes with some of my favorite teachers. Thankfully, I've discovered the beauty of learning how to bead with videos, and it's the next...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 29, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, 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
  • 5 Favorite Ways to Use Herringbone Stitch

    Herringbone stitch has long been one of my favorite bead-weaving stitches, and I'm guessing that I'm not alone: from beaded ropes to beaded bezels for cabochons and large gemstone focal beads, herringbone stitch has dozens of variations and uses in beaded jewelry design ideas. I've written...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 19, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • 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
  • My Favorite Bead-weaving Stitches, And How I Use Them

    So many bead-weaving stitches, so little time! Just when I think I've found my favorite bead-weaving stitch or technique, another one grabs my attention with a new twist or a variation. But time and time again, I find myself coming back to these three basic off-loom bead-weaving stitches for most...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 1, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Learn Chevron Stitch with 4 Free Beading Projects

    I've always thought that chevron stitch is like the Cinderella of the bead-weaving world: you might not think that it looks like much at first glance, but once you see just how many things you can do with this off-loom bead-weaving stitch, you'll find yourself using it for everything! Chevron...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 26, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, 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
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