How I Learned to Love Cubic Right-Angle Weave

Ever since I started working on Beadwork magazine, I’ve admired Melissa Grakowsky Shippee’s designs. We were lucky enough to have Melissa as one of our 2017 Designers of the Year. Two of Melissa’s projects graced the cover of Beadwork this year: her Czech Me Out necklace in the October/November 2017 issue and her Silver Twilight […]

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I have a terrible memory. Even before I had kids and “mom brain” kicked in, I truly can’t remember much unless I have photographs to jog my memory. Lately, I’ve been surprised by what works even better than photos for recalling places and times–beading projects. For example, every time I see my Antique Connections Cuff, […]

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After chatting with Aussie bead artist Patrick Duggan about his fabulous cubic right-angle weave creations, I felt inspired to share this fun and challenging bead-weaving technique! Admittedly, I don’t do it nearly often enough. It’s an incredibly versatile bead-weaving technique that can be used to create incredibly strong beaded structures for beaded necklaces and bracelets. […]

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