Beading

Wear Your Handmade Party Jewelry and Sparkle On

Santa’s workshop (aka my studio space) gets a bit messier and sparklier once the leaves drop. There are gifts to make, jewelry to sell, and usually a…

February/March 2020 Beadwork magazine; Lacy Cushion Beaded Bead by Katie Dean from the February/March issue of Beadwork magazine.

Beadwork February/March 2020: Beautiful Beaded Beads

We humans have been creating personal adornment for over 100,000 years! The earliest forms of adornment are shell beads found by archaeologists in Israel. Prior to this…

Advanced Bead Embroidery Master Class

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Beadwork, December 2019/January 2020 Digital

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Beadwork Presents: 10 Quick & Easy Bead Weaving Patterns Vol. II eBook

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Connecting Jewelry Components

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12 Designer of the Year Bead Weaving Patterns eBook

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Cubic Right-Angle Weave: Shapes Online Workshop

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Fast & Fabulous Inspired by Nature Pattern Pack

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BEADING TRENDS

Get Ready for Tucson: The Amazing “Gem Show” Also with Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Beads, Tools, and Supplies!

Jump in! If you’ve never been to the Tucson shows before, you’re going to be overwhelmed. Just accept it. Go, drink in as much as you can,…

Win More Than 15 Minutes of Fame in the Interweave Jewelry, Bead and Gem Arts Awards

Come on, admit it. You’ve fantasized about the big announcement featuring you as the toast of the evening, the star of the show — or the winner…

Beadwork February/March 2020: Beautiful Beaded Beads

We humans have been creating personal adornment for over 100,000 years! The earliest forms of adornment are shell beads found by archaeologists in Israel. Prior to this…

Treasures Await at the Tucson Gem Shows

It’s time for the annual Tucson bead, gem, jewelry, mineral, and fossil shows, starting at the end of January and continuing through mid-February. As the editor of…

Bead Original with Statement Earrings

Statement earrings frame your face, complement your outfit, and can make you feel instantly put together. Plus, statement earrings are fun to make! Earrings are a great…

Beadwork Editors’ Beading Goals for 2020

As we ring in the New Year, it’s time to assess what new we want to bring into our creative lives. Aside from organizing our studios, we…

Wear Your Handmade Party Jewelry and Sparkle On

Santa’s workshop (aka my studio space) gets a bit messier and sparklier once the leaves drop. There are gifts to make, jewelry to sell, and usually a…

Creating a Beaded Bead from Scratch

The theme of the February/March 2020 issue of Beadwork magazine is beaded beads. I was so inspired by all of the beaded bead projects, that I wanted…

Holiday Jewelry, Family, and Handmade Gifts from Beadwork Editors

One thing I remember clearly from the holidays is my grandmother’s and my great-aunt’s holiday jewelry. These special ladies wore fancy Christmas tree pins, Christmas tree ornament…

Quick + Easy Low-Stress, Last-Minute Beaded Jewelry Gifts

I’ve been giving handmade beaded jewelry gifts since I began beading. I enjoy choosing colors and stones that the recipient will adore and I try to make…

Top 5 Bead Embroidery Materials

Bead embroidery, to me, is like coloring with a brand-new box of 64 crayons when I was younger. The points of the crayons are all perfect, the…

Making A Beaded Kaleidocycle: The Journey

Sometimes, when a bead project takes five months to complete, it’s better to call it a journey. It’s a lot easier to keep at it when you…

Cool Stuff: Your New Favorite Beading Supplies

For each issue of Beadwork magazine, we comb through a host of new beading supplies and products to bring you the latest and greatest in the bead…

From the Beadwork Editors: Grateful for Creativity, Charity, and Family

Thanksgiving is barely over, but I bet many of you still have leftovers in your fridge! Hopefully some pie, at least. The Interweave Beading team is still…

Bead Experiment: The Best Way to Stitch Cubic Right-Angle Weave

Over the last few years, cubic right-angle weave has become more and more popular. At first, it seemed that cubic right-angle weave (CRAW), like most other bead…

Joyful Discovery: Bead Artist Carol Cypher

“Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” —Julia Child Carol Cypher’s enthusiasm is absolutely contagious. Whether she’s talking about her favorite bead stitches,…

Free Bead Looming Project with Tila Beads

Looming is a great way to bead the day away. Once the loom is set up and you’re beading, it becomes a meditative process and you truly…

Beaded Holiday Gifts You Can Make This Weekend

“Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.” -B.C. Forbes, founder…

Beads of Courage: Arts in Medicine

Beads of Courage is a nonprofit organization that helps over 60,000 children record, tell, and own their stories of courage during treatment for cancer and other serious…

Beaders and Jewelry Makers Create and Connect with Beadwork

This has been an amazing year in beading and jewelry making. In the Beadwork office, we’re inspired by fresh patterns from our contributors, Cool Stuff beading products,…