It’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together, and Karen Parker, a biologist and bead weaver, has certainly accomplished this. Combining these two worlds, Karen transforms her knowledge of butterflies into beautiful brick-stitch creations. Q: How did you get started beading butterflies? A: I loved the idea of creating something substantial […]

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Expert Advice on Beading for Beginners

A few years ago, we asked a handful of contributing designers to Beadwork magazine to share advice on beading for beginners. The feedback from these ladies is spectacular! Whether you’re just beginning at bead weaving or you’re a teacher or mentor, you won’t want to miss the expert advice they shared. You’re guaranteed to find […]

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