Free Bead Stringing Patterns (2/6/2012)
On our end, you’ll be hearing from me, Danielle Fox, editorial director of the bead group at Interweave; Debbie Blair, managing editor of Stringing and beading special issues; and Chloe Chatenever, assistant editor of Stringing and beading special issues. Together, we hope to bring you beading news, jewelry … I string, but I also like to incorporate chain, and sometimes ribbon or leather in my designs. Just like Ricki – I’m looking forward to more stringing news, …
Creating stringing wire circles. 1. Cut thirty pieces of 3 inch length of stringing wire. Take one piece and string a crimp tube onto wire and then go back into the tube to form a circle. Eye ball a half-inch circle and then crimp the tube. …. spacers, Oval Memory Wire, the industry’s first Sterling Silver Crimp Bead, and Bead Master – a computer-based teaching aid created with interactive flash technology to instruct on how to make extremely difficult looking stringing designs.
Catherine was inspired to design this necklace when one of her clients fell in love with a strand of watermelon tourmaline briolettes too short to make a complete necklace on its own. Catherine conceived of a necklace that makes room for all those irresistible short strands of beads. Her necklaces include cubic zirconias, freshwater pearls, moonstone briolettes, labradorite teardrops, green quartz beads, and gold-filled and vermeil spacers.
When you reach the end of your pattern, on one of the two ends, add one claw, then add the same beads used on the other end (between the claws) then the last claw on the other string (again make sure these claws open in …
The colors and curves of a laser-engraved wood pendant are echoed in the colored beading wire and rounded edges of the beads used in this sparkling necklace.
Learn the basics of beading as Karla Schafer, Auntie’s Beads designer, demonstrates how to make a bracelet.
When you are starting to bead, it is important to know what you want to do so that you know what you want to learn.
Use all the knowledge you have gained in the first 4 videos of the Learn To Bead series and make your first project: a simple and elegant bracelet. Use beads, findings, tools, and stringing material. This is the Summer Rose Bracelet.
The best way to make a multi-string beaded necklaces is by using a bead board, which has graduated troughs to plan out the lengths of each strand. String beads onto three separate strands before linking them together…
- How to use a Closed-Loop Bead Tip (artbeads.com)
- What’s Your Favorite Bead for Jewelry-Making? (beadingdaily.com)
- How to Design with Beads (beadinpath.com)
- Five Free Projects for Beading with Lampwork Glass Beads (beadingdaily.com)
- Chatting with the Creative Team at FusionBeads.com ~ Part 3 (vintaj.com)