Beading

Beading Trend: Pantone Color of the Year 2019

According to the Pantone Color Institute, Living Coral represents “the fusion of modern life.” This Color of the Year is a warm blend of orange and red…

I stand with Randy featuring found wood. Photo: Casey Sheppard.

Using Natural Materials in Beading & Jewelry Making

We humans have been adorning ourselves for thousands of years with beadwork and other jewelry. It’s only natural that we would reach for the beautiful things around…

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Beadwork, F/M 2019 Print Edition

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10 Quick & Easy Bead Weaving Patterns
10 Quick & Easy Bead Weaving Patterns

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Beadwork December 2018/January 2019 Digital

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12 Designer of the Year Bead Weaving Patterns eBook

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Trillium Bracelet Beading Kit
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Crystal Beaded Bezels Online Workshop
Crystal Beaded Bezels Online Workshop w. Kelly Wiese

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BEADING TRENDS

10 Quick & Easy Bead Weaving Patterns

I’m a little bit obsessed with shaped beads these days. There’s such a huge variety and they allow for so many creative bead weaving patterns. Even though…

Featured Product Videos from the 2019 Tucson Gem and Jewelry Shows

New Finds from the Annual Tucson Gem Shows You Need for Your Next Design! |Sponsored| Time at the Tucson gem shows is like one big holiday where…

Bead Weaving Patterns from Beadwork Designers of the Year

The Beadwork Designers of the Year are a special group of bead weavers. Not only do they make innovative beaded jewelry, they create those designs to teach…

Using Natural Materials in Beading & Jewelry Making

We humans have been adorning ourselves for thousands of years with beadwork and other jewelry. It’s only natural that we would reach for the beautiful things around…

Beading Trends: Pastel Bead Weaving Projects with a Twist

Spring and summer 2019 fashion trends include ice cream pastels with a twist: they’re layered with foundations of black, brown, gray and other edgy tones. This is…

Troubleshooting the Ouroboros Dragon Cuff

One of our most popular patterns, the Ouroboros Dragon Cuff by Michelle Leonardo is also one of our most challenging! Like many readers, I was intimidated by…

Sherry Serafini’s Top 5 Tips for Bead Embroidery with Shibori Ribbon

A few short weeks ago, I had no idea what shibori ribbon was, let alone how to use it as a beautiful backdrop for intricate bead embroidery.…

Get Ready for Galentine’s Day with Beaded Gifts She’ll Love

February is upon us and with it comes the most important holiday of the year. That’s right, I’m talking about Galentine’s Day. via GIPHY Be it your…

August/September 2018 Beadwork Bead-Weaving Patterns

We receive projects for consideration in Beadwork magazine on a rolling basis. My first week on the job as Editor of Beadwork, we reviewed all pending submissions.…

Throwback Thursday: 1990s Jewelry

In the 1990s, teenaged-me couldn’t wait to get the next Delia*s catalog in the mail. I took my allowance to Best Buy every month to buy the…

Let the Inspiration Stream In: Past Episodes of Beads, Baubles & Jewels Available through Online Workshops

You never know where your next source of inspiration will come from. Just as flipping through old magazines can trigger new design ideas, it’s inspirational to go…

Beading Trend: Pantone Color of the Year 2019

According to the Pantone Color Institute, Living Coral represents “the fusion of modern life.” This Color of the Year is a warm blend of orange and red…

Throwback Thursday: Jewelry Box and Jewelry Storage

I had a great time digging out jewelry for Throwback Thursday: High School Jewelry Box. It was a fun trip down memory lane. One thing that struck…

Take the Frustration Out of Beaded Bezels: Top Tips from Kelly Wiese

Bezeling with beads is not something I find easy to do. My first attempt was back when a group of us learned to make chenille-stitched rings topped…

Beading Trend: Fantastic Florals

I love translating fashion trends into beaded jewelry designs. Runway collections are often so over-the-top that it’s fun to take that inspiration and interpret it in beads.…

How to Make a Washi Tape Tassel Necklace Design

I’m fascinated with using traditional elements in my jewelry but trying to create them from non-traditional materials. When Beadwork announced tassels as the August/September 2018 Fast &…

Throwback Thursday: Beadwork Magazines from Two Decades Prior Still Inspire

As part of our Throwback Thursday series, the Interweave folks have been reminiscing about what was popular in jewelry when we were growing up. I decided to…

Beading with the Masters: Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne was a French Post-Impressionist painter who helped usher in the transition to newer movements of painting like Fauvism, Expressionism, and Cubism. Prominent painters of the…

Beading Trends: Ooh La La Diamonds

As Marilyn Monroe said, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” I won’t deny she’s probably right, but I like to interpret it more broadly than the classic…

Beadwork Introduces New “Designers of the Year”

The first Beadwork issue of 2019 kicks off a whole lot of new: a new year, new designs, new concepts, and so much more! First order of…