Artist Kinga Nichols certainly has a unique perspective of the world, especially the beading world. As an expert in bead embroidery, she has recently filmed a five course series on Advanced Bead Embroidery with Interweave, featuring courses on finishing touches, closures, troubleshooting, 3D layering, and bezeling unusually shaped focals. Learn a little bit more about […]

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To me, the most amazing thing about bead embroidery is the fact you can create just about anything. You aren’t limited by form or structure—if you can imagine it, you can make it. And no one demonstrates this quite as well as Kinga Nichols, an award-winning bead artist, known for her artistic and unique style. […]

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Seed bead embroidery has been one of the most popular topics among our beady peeps in books, magazines, videos, and patterns. We had the pleasure of filming five new eCourses in the Interweave studio with Kinga Nichols – seed-bead embroidery maven! Kinga travels the world spreading her beady expertise and inspiration with countless bead worshippers […]

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It’s always a pleasure working with the talent here at Interweave, and Kinga Nichols, bead embroidery artist extraordinaire, was no exception. We had her in the studio filming five new eCourses for all you beady peeps (for those already released – see below). I wish you were here with us — it was a bead […]

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Tammy Lawson’s Guardian Angel and Guiding Light In the April/May 2017 issue of Beadwork, Tammy Lawson shared her beading inspiration with us. Tammy was equally influenced by her beloved mother and by bead-embroidery artist Sherry Serafini. Here’s Tammy’s story. “When I was six years old, my parents ran a seafood restaurant where my older sisters […]

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Design featured in Advanced Bead Weaving Series: Seed Bead Embroidery – Finishing Touches Course with Kinga Nichols Spending time with the rock star teachers in our community is not only enjoyable and entertaining but highly educational, as well. Isn’t that why we all love taking classes? Having taught and taken many classes myself, I think […]

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As the Video Talent Acquisition Editor here at Interweave, I not only find the exceptional talent in the beading and jewelry making community, I work with them every step of the way to prepare so our shoots go well and promise a successful experience for the instructor. This is what makes a great eCourse/video. A […]

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Sherry Serafini is a bead artist with a fun, edgy style. Her designs have been worn by Melissa Etheridge, Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), Lenny Kravitz, and Fergie (The Black Eyed Peas). Find out what makes Sherry’s bead embroidery so unique. Q: What do you love about bead embroidery? A: I love that I can do whatever […]

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Easily Create Irresistible Bead Embroidery

History has proven that we like to adorn ourselves with beaded embellishment. Our choices have included bead embroidery, from subdued to glamorous and even over-the-top. For example, African tribes have a long tradition of wearing elaborate handmade beaded jewelry. These designs are not only beautiful but also hold important cultural significance. And it’s widely recognized […]

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I’m attracted to bead embroidery like a moth is attracted to light. Whenever I see a bead-embroidered garment hanging in the window of a boutique, there aren’t enough security guards in the world to keep me from entering the shop and drooling over that handiwork. My closet is a true testament of the previous statements. […]

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