After reading Joni’s post about making jewelry for her daughter’s wedding, I decided to do something like this for my sister. I didn’t know what my sister would want though, so I asked. She told me she wanted to wear a hair comb but hadn’t found one she liked. I had an idea, but I […]

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Linda Peterson, a beader from Maine, submitted her version of Kassie Shaw’s Vortices Bracelet from the February/March 2017 issue of Beadwork, as seen here. As a Beadwork subscriber for the past 20 years, Peterson has been able to spend more time with beading in the last several years since retiring. She is even selling her […]

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When I first joined the Beadwork staff, I didn’t know anything about beading. I had quilted a bit and cross-stitched as a child, but beading had never been a community in the rural area where I was raised. When I arrived at Interweave, I was welcomed with a stack of books to help acquaint me […]

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(Psst! Don’t miss the free course offer down below!) Without jewelry-making classes, many of the projects and techniques available can be intimidating at first sight, especially if you are starting a new technique or even if you are attempting a project more advanced than you would usually try. Certainly, some of the projects in the […]

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