Beadwork, April/May 2016

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The April/May 2016 issue of Beadwork offers many things to learn, including the new diamond weave stitch, tips for shaping cubic right-angle weave, four turnarounds for odd-count flat peyote stitch, and more! Read our interview with Sherry Serafini and learn about her heartwarming discovery of bead embroidery and her exciting connections with celebrities. Take a sneak peek at two eBook excerpts in this issue, and choose from two fabulous kits and more than a dozen beautiful new designs.

 

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR PROJECTS
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PARADOX BRACELET TIPP TOPP BRACELET
Nichole Starman
Akke Jonkhof
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CHECKERBOARD CUFF
Evelína Palmontová
PROJECTS
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CRYSTAL PENDULUM NECKLACE EUPHORBIA BRACELET
Melissa Grakowsky Shippee
Marie New
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CRYSTAL PONDS BRACELET CUBED CHANDELIER EARRINGS
Szidonia Petki Marcia DeCoster
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CAÑO CRISTALES BRACELET CAT’S EYE COLLAR
Michelle Heim
Alice Kharon
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DAISY DUOS BRACELET MARIPOSA BRACELET
Laurie Long Marcum
Svetlana Chernitsky
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SIMPLY SEEDS: MISSONI-INSPIRED LOOM BRACELET QUICK & EASY: COLOR WHEEL NECKLACE
Lindsay Burke
Anneke van Ingen
DEPARTMENTS AND FEATURES
DEPARTMENTS
  • Passing Through
  • W.O.R.D. (What Our Readers Did)
  • Contributors
  • The Challenge
  • Cool Stuff
  • Stitch Pro, Diamond Weave
  • Techniques
  • Bead Buzz
  • Artist Spotlight, Sherry Serafini

 

ALTERNATE COLORWAYS *Many designers sell kits for the main project and alternate colorways; please contact individual designers for kit information. BW_0516_11714Nichole Starman
2 g nickel size 15° cylinder beads (A)
172 opaque luster Picasso 3x10mm 2-hole crescent beads (B)
176 copper rose polychrome 3mm fire-polished rounds (C)
1 silver 5x18mm magnetic cylinder clasp
Crystal 8 lb FireLine braided beading threadBW_0516_11716Nichole Starman
2 g bronze size 15° cylinder beads (A)
192 matte navy vega 6mm 2-hole lentils (B)
196 24k gold-plated 3mm fire-polished rounds (C)
1 gold 5x18mm magnetic cylinder clasp
Purple nylon beading threadBW_0516_11665Akke Jonkhof
6 g full Labrador 3.8x1mm O beads (A)
9 g metallic black 3x5mm 2-hole Es-o beads (B)
20 matte metallic black 8mm 2-hole Tipp beads (C)
38 jet Labrador 6mm fire-polished rounds (D)
1 matte black 10x18mm acrylic round magnetic clasp
Black nylon beading thread

BW_0516_11663Akke Jonkhof
6 g matte chalk sunset 3.8x1mm O beads (A)
9 g metallic bronze 3x5mm 2-hole Es-o beads (B)
20 matte metallic silver 8mm 2-hole Tipp beads (C)
38 chalk gray 6mm fire-polished rounds (D)
1 matte granite 10x18mm acrylic round magnetic clasp
Gray nylon beading thread BW_0516_11682Evelína Palmontová
3 g metallic light bronze size 15º Japanese seed beads (A)
7 g aluminum permanent finish galvanized size 11º Japanese seed beads (B)
8 g frosted matte opaque pine green size 11º Japanese seed beads (C)
4 g opaque sour apple size 11º Japanese seed beads (D)
5 g bronze 9mm (size 3) bugle beads (E)
76 marine blue 4mm pearl rounds (F)
20 marine blue 8mm pearl rounds (G)
1 silver-plated 35x10mm 6-strand magnetic tube clasp
BW_0516_11691Marie New
4 g bronze size 15° Japanese charlottes (A)
3 g silver-lined jonquil opal size 11° Japanese seed beads (B)
7 opaque lavender travertine 5x3mm 2-hole Rullas (C)
40 opaque green luster 3x10mm 2-hole crescent beads (D)
40 sunset maple 6mm flat 2-hole front-drilled triangles (E)
80 garnet 3mm crystal bicones (F)
40 chalk copper lumi 6mm glass rounds (G)
40 shiny brick 2mm glass pearl rounds (H)
1 antiqued copper 7x13mm ball-and-socket claspBW_0516_11689 Marie New
4 g metallic mahogany bronze size 15° Japanese charlottes (A)
3 g silver-lined milky mauve size 11° Japanese seed beads (B)
7 opaque green 5x3mm 2-hole Rullas (C)
40 chalk lilac luster 3x10mm 2-hole crescent beads (D)
40 azure halo 6mm flat 2-hole front-drilled triangles (E)
80 rose gold 3mm crystal bicones (F)
40 polychrome sage 6mm glass rounds (G)
40 turquoise satin 2mm glass pearl rounds (H)
1 antiqued copper 7x13mm ball-and-socket clasp

BW_0516_11669Michelle Heim
1 g matte metallic royal blue size 15° Japanese seed beads (A)
1 g dark seafoam Duracoat size 11° Japanese seed beads (B)
7 g vega on chalk 3.8x1mm O beads (C)
3 g lazure blue 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (D)
4 g pastel Montana 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (E)
30 aqua opal 2.5×1.5mm crystal rondelles (F)
43 blue iris 3mm fire-polished rounds (G)
1 silver 23x21mm 3-strand filigree box clasp


BW_0516_11686Svetlana Chernitsky
1 g metallic silver galvanized size 11º Japanese seed beads (A)
2 g metallic silver galvanized size 8º Japanese seed beads (B)
2 g jet AB 3.8x1mm O beads (C)
6 g jet 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (D)
1 g jet AB 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (E)
22 argent silver 6mm 2-hole Khéops par Puca triangles (F)
10 black 10mm 2-hole crystal stairway beads (G)
1 g metallic cosmos size 11º Japanese seed beads (H)
2 g jet Labrador 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (J)
1 silver 8x13mm textured round magnetic clasp
Changes to standard instructions:
  • In all band units, replace each single D with 1J.
  • In Clasp 1, use the right needle to string 5A, 1F (point to base), 1A, 1F (base to point), 3A, the clasp, 1A, 1F (point to base), 1A, and 1F (base to point); pass through the last G (top hole) exited. Use the left needle to pass back through the last 5A/1F (point to base)/1A/1F (base to point)/3A/clasp/1A/1F (point to base)/1A/1F (base to point)/5A added in this step. Secure the threads and trim.
  • In Edge 1, substitute H for A.
BW_0516_11685Svetlana Chernitsky
1 g turquoise ceylon size 11º Japanese seed beads (A)
1 g turquoise ceylon size 8º Japanese seed beads (B)
2 g jade 3.8x1mm O beads (C)
8 g chalk safari 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (D)
2 g opaque turquoise green 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (E)
18 opaque rose/gold ceramic 6mm 2-hole Khéops par Puca triangles (F)
10 white blue terra-cotta 11mm 2-hole pyramid stud beads (G)
3 g transparent lavender AB 2x3mm magatama drops (H)
1 silver 14x30mm magnetic rhinestone foldover clasp
Changes to Edge 1:

  • Substitute 1H for 1B between each D of the edge: String 1H and pass through the next D (outside hole); repeat three times.
BW_0516_11699 Laurie Long Marcum
1 g gold size 15° Japanese seed beads (A)
3 g gold size 8° Japanese seed beads (B)
8 g red 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (C; use C for D and E)
13 yellow 4mm pressed-glass rounds (F; use F for G and H)
1 silver 6x8mm magnetic clasp

BW_0516_11701Laurie Long Marcum
1 g silver size 15° Japanese seed beads (A)
3 g silver size 8° Japanese seed beads (B)
4 g light blue 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (C)
3 g lavender 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (D)
3 g white 5×2.5mm 2-hole SuperDuos (E)
5 pink 4mm “miracle” beads (F)
4 white 4mm pressed-glass rounds (G)
4 light blue 4mm “miracle” beads (H)
1 silver 6x8mm magnetic clasp

BW_0516_11731Anneke van Ingen
4 g silver galvanized size 11º cylinder beads (A)
1 g magenta-lined clear size 11º cylinder beads (B)
1 g lilac-lined clear AB size 11º cylinder beads (C)
3 g transparent light amethyst size 11º cylinder beads (D)
2 g hot pink-lined crystal luster size 11º cylinder beads (E)
4 g opaque fuchsia-lined size 11º cylinder beads (F)
1 silver 10mm round magnetic clasp
2 silver 6mm jump rings
16 silver 8mm jump rings
15 hot pink 14x28mm unsoldered oval chain links



BW_0516_11730Anneke van Ingen
2 g emerald gold luster size 11º cylinder beads (A)
2 g opaque light sapphire AB size 11º cylinder beads (B)
1 g opaque matte luster turquoise blue size 11º cylinder beads (C)
2 g opaque chartreuse size 11º cylinder beads (D)
2 g crystal-lined sparkling teal size 11º cylinder beads (E)
1 g transparent rainbow Caribbean teal size 11º seed beads (F)
1 g transparent inside dyed size 11º cylinder beads (G)
1 g aqua green-lined sparkling teal sparkling size 11º cylinder beads (H)
1 g opal Catalina Duracoat size 11º cylinder beads (I)
1 silver 10mm round magnetic clasp
2 silver 6mm jump rings
24 silver 8mm jump rings
23 silver 11x16mm unsoldered oval chain links

 

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