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  • 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
  • Beading With Cabochons: What Kind of Bezel is Best for My Cabochon?

    Once you get hooked on beading with cabochons like I am, you want to work with cabochons of all sizes, shapes, and materials. Just looking at my haul from this year's Bead Fest Philadelphia, I noticed that I seemed to have purchased more cabochons than in previous years, most of which were made by...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 27, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry, Cabochon
  • Master These Two Basic Bead Embroidery Stitches For Beautiful Beaded Jewelry

    Bead embroidery collar made using fringe and beaded backstitch techniques Have you ever looked at an amazing piece of bead embroidery and wondered what techniques the artist used to make it? Chances are, it was made using a combination of these two basic bead embroidery stitches: beaded backstitch and...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 8, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Learn How To Do Hexagonal Beaded Netting

    Beaded netting techniques have roots in many cultures around the world. It's incredible to me that vastly different areas of the world have both adopted this easy, versatile beading stitch as a part of their tradition of beading crafts. You can find beautiful bead netting in places like Eastern Europe...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 19, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, 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 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
  • 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
  • Get To Know Your Wire Wrapping Tools

    After I had such a blast learning how to solder wire at Bead Fest Philadelphia last month, I arrived home to find a new set of Wubbers pliers waiting for me! More wire wrapping projects ? Yes, please! Never in a million years would I ever have guessed that wire wrapping could be so much fun and so useful...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 11, 2013
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Earring Making, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
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