Beading

For over a decade online and decades in print, Interweave has been the place to learn, be inspired and connect with other beaders just like you. We bring you expert advice from our magazine editors, book editors and talented instructors from across the globe. Whether you’re here to get inspired for all-new beading projects — and trust us, inspiration abounds — or want to start from scratch and learn the craft from the ground-up, you’ll find everything to get your creative juices flowing here at Interweave! If you’ve just discovered Interweave, it was meant to bead. We’re happy to have you!

Interweave is one of the premier beading websites for crafters at all levels, with our team providing expert insight and tutorials as part of our Beading Daily blog. All of the contributors of Beading Daily love to bead and create jewelry as much as you do! We enjoy helping you be a better bead artist, and we love inspiring you to bead your next project. We hand-select the best resources for those who are experts or new to beading — online classes, eBooks, weaving tutorials, tips, free patterns and so much more.

Beading Patterns: Browse through our beading patterns. We have something for everyone, whether you’re a beginning beader or advanced. Find a beading project that teaches you an all-new type of weave or opt for something that will help you lay the foundation for beading, even if you’ve never so much as threaded a bracelet!

Video Instruction: Videos are a great way to learn how to bead, and we’ve got them for you. From your very first stitch to finishing your beaded design, and everything in between, there’s a beading video here to help guide and inspire you.

In-Depth Articles: Get to know us and what we do; we love taking you behind the scenes of our magazine photo shoots, going in-depth about a favorite pattern, sharing what’s on our thread, demonstrating beading techniques and so much more. Whether you’re looking for one-of-a-kind sand bead tutorials to make your own bespoke beads from scratch, or want to hone the most complex weaving styles, you’ll definitely want to explore all of our excellent beading articles.

Free eBooks: We have over 30 free eBooks, full of patterns for all sorts of beaded jewelry, accessories and crafts. If you’re interested in peyote stitch patterns, projects using crystals, learning how to make your own beaded kumihimo designs, how to manage a successful jewelry business, you name it, we’ve got a free eBook for you! We even have resources for those just starting in beadweaving learn how to bead for the first time in our beading books! Free downloads are available so you can read on your favorite device.

Beading techniques: Whether you want to learn beadweaving, how to pour the perfect resin jewelry design, more about specific beads or how to use certain beading tools, we’ve got you covered.

And whether this is your first project or your hundredth, we welcome you to Interweave.com.

Come on in and bead with us! Need beading supplies and projects? Make sure to shop the Interweave’s store for amazing beading-related tools and more.