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  • 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
  • Conquering the Peyote Stitch Dodecahedron

    Really, is there anything you can't do with peyote stitch ? Since I figured out how to make a beaded dodecahedron out using right-angle weave, I've been playing around with creating these challenging geometric shapes using peyote stitch to fill in each little unit and create a solid structure...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jan 15, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, 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
  • 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
  • 4 Ways to Create Your Own Breathtaking Beaded Jewelry Designs

    Have you ever made a breathtakingly beautiful piece of beaded jewelry from a set of instructions and been inspired to create your own beaded jewelry designs? It might seem overwhelming at first, but chances are, if you have the skills necessary to make a piece of complex beaded jewelry from a seed bead...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 12, 2013
    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
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