What Bead Weaving Project Should You Try Next?

Can’t decide what to bead next? Sometimes picking your next bead weaving project can be a daunting task, but the Beadwork staff is here to help. Take our quiz, and we will match you with the perfect bead weaving project from Beadwork magazine based on your answers. Start your next project today!

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Bead Buzz: Zimbo Arts Cooperative

Zimbo Arts Cooperative is a nonprofit beading co-op dedicated to creating stable employment and empowering communities and individuals by providing education, jobs, and community support in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. Founded by Elly and Waddington Raisi, Zimbo Arts focuses on teaching struggling women the trade skill of bead weaving through a beading apprentice program. After graduating from […]

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Which Bead Weaving Stitch Are You?

Have you ever wondered what type of bead weaving stitch best fits your personality? Are you interested in knowing? Take our quiz to find out! Maybe knowing your stitch type will help explain why you’re drawn to certain projects over others. Or maybe you’ll just get a good laugh, because you always avoid “your” stitch. […]

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Juanita Fingers is an artistic beader with more than twenty-six years of experience. After searching for years for a place to display her beautiful beaded artwork, Juanita finally decided to open her own gallery. She opened Tokay Beaded Art in Roswell, New Mexico, in January 2016 and asked other bead artists to submit their work. […]

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Pattern of the Week: Soothing Shawl

The Winter 2018 issue of Interweave Crochet is packed with amazing projects. To be real, my Ravelry page has just about everything from this issue in my favorites. The Soothing Shawl by Susanna Tobias immediately drew me in because it just looked so comfortable! I don’t want to say I chose to make this because […]

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At the beginning of the new year, it is fun to look back at the past year and remember all of the great things that happened. At Beadwork, we looked back at our top products to remember the good times and to brainstorm new products for this year you’ll love! Can you guess our top […]

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Like many bead weaving techniques, kumihimo takes a bit of time and patience to learn. I, however, ignored that fact and decided to jump right in to kumihimo with a project from Beadwork, October/November 2016. I soon found myself in over my head. But with some patience and perseverance, I finally learned the technique. Now, […]

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One of the hottest color combinations in the beading world right now is turquoise, gold, and white. When I heard about this mix of trending colors, I immediately went to the Beadwork archives to look for projects in these colors. Little did I know how many I would find just in the past few years! […]

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