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Beadwork Magazine December 2018/January 2019

The closing cycle of a magazine is filled with excitement, but more the kind of excitement that comes with a lot of parts and pieces in motion…

10 Quick & Easy Bead Weaving Patterns
Beadwork Faux Wrap Bracelet Kit
Trillium Bracelet Beading Kit
Crystal Beaded Bezels Online Workshop

BEADING TRENDS

Birthdays, Beading, Elections, and Cake!

Every year, as the weather changes, I complain. I long for more summer days, as there are just never enough. However, the cooler temps, leaves on the…

Beading is a Way of Life and Ties Us Together

When I write a blog post, I’m tempted to reference the weather, as if you’ll read this the day after I write it. And, as if you…

More Self-Care Ideas for a Cozy Fall Day

Since our last self-care post, it’s snowed 6 inches in Fort Collins, Colorado! I always have mixed feelings about the snow. One part of me says “booooo”…

Beadwork Magazine December 2018/January 2019

The closing cycle of a magazine is filled with excitement, but more the kind of excitement that comes with a lot of parts and pieces in motion…

Self-Care Ideas for a Cozy Fall Day

It’s been gray and dreary here in Fort Collins, Colorado. That’s unusual weather for us, since we get over 300 days of sunshine a year. I get…

Victorian Mourning Jewelry: Morbid, Macabre, and Magnificent

I am totally into all things Victorian, creepy, and dark. I would call that a confession if it wasn’t blatantly obvious to anybody who gets to know…

Stitch Pro: No-ladder Herringbone Stitch Starts

A couple weeks ago, a Beading Daily reader suggested that I show how to do a no-ladder herringbone stitch starts. Great idea, Shaolingrrl! Why love a no-ladder…

The Best of Both Worlds: Kumihimo + Beads with Jill Wiseman

Kumihimo is everywhere right now – at Bead Fest, all over the Internet, and of course, basking in the limelight here at Interweave. If you’re new to…

Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: 4 Quick Tips for Braiding with Wire

The beautiful braids achieved with kumihimo wirework lend themselves to a variety of finished projects. You can make stunning bracelets, statement earrings, striking pendants, and more, simply…

Bead the Perfect Halloween Costume Accessory

Whether you’re headed to a masquerade ball or to a friend’s house for a ghoulish night of fun this Halloween, you want your accessories to enhance your…

7 Tips for Designing Romantic Victorian Beaded Jewelry

The epic story of Queen Victoria’s life is told in the beautifully crafted period drama PBS series called Victoria, which premiered in 2017. I’m smitten with this…

Looking for the Perfect Finishing Touch? Make your Peyote Stitch Pop with Instruction from Melinda Barta!

Have you ever looked at one of your peyote stitch projects and felt that something was missing? That it needed a little extra splash in order to…

Beadwork Alternate Colorway Information for Agnieszka Watts’s Stardust Nebula Necklace Pattern

Agnieszka Watts created 3 colorways of her Stardust Nebula Necklace for the December 2018/January 2019 issue of Beadwork. In addition, she made a bracelet, 3 pairs of…

How Well Do You Know Your Butterflies?

Butterflies are some of the most gorgeous creatures on earth. But how well can you identify the various species? Take our quiz to find out how well…

Contemporary Geometric Beadwork: A Social Revolution in Beads

When Kate McKinnon discovered geometric beadwork 10 years ago, she didn’t just want to follow the thread paths, she wanted to learn how and why they worked.…

Experience the Joy of Herringbone Stitch with Melinda Barta (and Don’t Miss Her Top Tips)

I had no idea how easy it would be to get swept up in the wonderful whirlwind of herringbone stitch. It started with my involvement in coordinating…

Cool New Beading Products from December/January 2019 Beadwork

Beadwork December 2018/January 2019 includes an expanded product section, just in time for holiday gift giving. Check out cool new beading products ranging from charms and beads…

Beading with the Masters: Pablo Picasso

As one of the most famous and influential artists in history, Pablo Picasso is truly a master. He co-founded the Cubist movement, and he pioneered many new…

How to Make Tiny Beaded Pumpkins

I grew a monster pumpkin in my front yard garden this summer and didn’t quite plan on the joy and surprise it would bring. Not only did…

Beads, Baubles & Jewels: Kicking off Season 2700

Exciting news: Beads, Baubles & Jewels is recording Season 2700 this October! More exciting news: Interweave is a sponsor and I’m thrilled to be representing the company…