Herringbone stitch is one of my favorite bead weaving techniques. Actually, my very first beading project used this stitch. I have since been searching for new projects to make so that I can master herringbone stitch. If you are also looking for herringbone stitch projects, check out these 6 projects from these 2016 issues of […]

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Hi, my name is Marissa, and I am a craft addict. I am the assistant editor of Beadwork magazine, but I seem to find myself constantly learning new crafts and making new projects. I started working at Interweave about 3 months ago, and kept running into the same coworker; our lunch prep time seemed to […]

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Dayana Krawchuk submitted her version of Evelína Palmontová’s Pinwheel Bracelet from August/September 2016 Beadwork and Robijo Burzynski’s Briolette Bauble Earrings from October/November 2016. Q: Can you tell us about yourself? A: I am primarily a knitter and moonlight as the online knitting persona “Dayana Knits.” I also have a Ph.D. in Genetics! What I love […]

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Bezeling is quickly becoming one of my favorite things about bead weaving. I love making the little baskets and cinching the large beads and gems inside. In fact, I recently used tubular peyote stitch to make a bezel for a chenille ring that I made. Therefore, when I saw right-angle weave expert, Kassie Shaw’s Thistle […]

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Bead weaving is quickly becoming one of my favorite hobbies. However, sometimes it’s hard for me to justify putting so much time into a piece of jewelry that will take me hours to finish and will only match one outfit. Instead of looking for complex patterns, I find myself picking out projects that are quick […]

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Natalia Trukhina submitted her version of Shanna Steele’s Copper Connections Necklace from the June/July 2017 issue of Beadwork. Natalia first discovered her love of bead weaving three years ago. She started stringing, but didn’t understand how to fasten the ends of jewelry to the clasp. She searched for information on the Internet and discovered the […]

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I don’t know if you’ve ever had one of those days. You know — the kind when everything goes wrong! That is my day, today. And it made my bead weaving quest a challenge! This morning I sat down to make a pair of beautiful earrings from the book Modern Beaded Lace by Cynthia Newcomer […]

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Flo Hendry, a Beadwork subscriber from California, submitted her version of Amy Kohn’s Two to Tango Bracelet from the December/January 2017 issue of Beadwork with her own matching earrings. A Little about Flo Q: Tell us a little about yourself? A: I’ve been in the animal care field for much of my adult life working […]

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