Beading

Cool Stuff: 10 Awesome Beading Supplies from Beadwork

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…

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How to Knot Pearls: Real, Glass, and Cotton

Picture yourself dancing at a wedding. Twirling on the dance floor, lost in the moment. You accidentally catch your necklace, and then—drat! There go all your pearls,…

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10 Quick & Easy Bead Weaving Patterns Vol. II eBook

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12 Designer of the Year Bead Weaving Patterns eBook

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BEADING TRENDS

Learn How to Sell Jewelry with Carolyn Edlund

The natural progression of being an artist or creative person is to sell your work. Even if you have picked beading up as a hobby, you will…

Fast & Fabulous: Bead Stringing Around the World

Fast & Fabulous: Around the World features simple bead stringing designs using patterned bone, saturated gemstone colors, elephant and dragon motifs, and wood and paper beads to…

Beads Around the World

Intriguing stones are found all over the world, from crystal quartz to jasper, onyx to turquoise, and more. Using stone beads and cabochons in beaded jewelry and…

Cool Stuff: 10 Awesome Beading Supplies from Beadwork

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…

Mid-Atlantic Bead Hop with Main Line Bead Society

The Main Line Bead Society is presenting its first Mid-Atlantic Bead Hop sponsored by Beadalon Saturday, September 21, through Sunday, October 13. You’ll have the chance to…

Make 10 Quick & Easy Beading Patterns to Wear this Weekend

Enhance your bead-weaving skills and create stylish jewelry with the 10 Quick & Easy Bead Weaving Patterns Vol. II eBook! Explore 10 beginner-friendly bead-weaving designs using a…

Beading Trends: Show Your Style with Beaded Stripes

Stripes never go out of style, but they’re having a moment in clothing, beaded jewelry, and home décor. From powerfully contrasting colors to more muted shades, stripes…

Beadwork October/November 2019: Lampwork Beads and More

Lampwork beads hold a magic in them that’s hard to describe. For me, they ignite a passion, a need, and make my mind water, like my mouth…

How to Buy Lampwork Glass Beads

Lampwork glass beads are miniature works of art that are painstakingly crafted, passionately used in jewelry design, and lovingly collected. Learn how they’re made, along with the…

Go West! Beaded Jewelry Ideas

The American West is a font of creative inspiration for bead weaving, jewelry making, and arts of all kinds. From color choice to design motifs, and stitches,…

5 Simply Seeds Projects: Gorgeous Bead Weaving Using Only Seed Beads

You’ll find Simply Seeds projects in many issues of Beadwork magazine. These are projects that are “strictly seed beads”—and other beads that you may have in your…

10 Seed Bead Tips, Facts, and More!

While roaming the aisles at Bead Fest, I overheard a few ladies talking about beads – seed beads, that is. They were trying to help each other…

Cool Stuff: Jewelry and Beading Supplies from Beadwork

Each issue of Beadwork magazine features the latest beading and jewelry-making supplies we can find. From seed beads to clasps to tools—we cover it all. In the…

Geometric Bead Designs and Origami: Journeys in Math and Art

Are you an analytical, logical math whiz or are you the free-spirited, artistic type? I don’t know about you, but I’m annoyed by questions framed this way.…

How to Use a Bead Loom: 10 Things You Must Know

Bead looming is a fun and easy technique that began long ago as a Native American decorative art form. Looming has evolved over the years and is…

Beading with the Masters: Meredith’s Favorites

When I started writing the Beading with the Masters series a year and a half ago, I set out to learn about some of the artists I…

Colorful Inspiration for National Relaxation Day

August 15 is National Relaxation Day. If you’re like me and not being productive makes you feel like a slug, celebrate National Relaxation Day with me and…

Bead Fest Special Events: A Jewelry Art Experience

Bead Fest is the East Coast’s largest beading and jewelry destination, with nearly 150 workshops, wholesale and retail vendors, an Inspiration Playground, and more. This year’s event…

The Gift of Beading: Quick & Easy Projects

Quick and easy beading projects are always welcome in my studio, but they become essential as the calendar turns another page, and we inch closer to the…

See the Stitch: Master Bead Crochet with Candice Sexton at Bead Fest

I will admit it. Right here. Right now. I still have yet to achieve bead crochet success. I’ve taken workshops on this technique but have yet to…