Free Bead Stringing Tutorials (1/7/2013)
I have been scouring the web for tips and tutorials. Here are some things that have grabbed my attention: * Witty Living; There are tons of free beading patterns for everything from bracelets to rings to prom jewelry. I book marked this cute little …
This tutorial is going to go over the principles behind stringing a basic single- or multi-strand piece of beaded jewelry, strung on beading wire. The main purpose of this lesson is to learn to attach a clasp to beading wire by means of a bead tip.
Place your beads on a jewelry mat or towel to keep them from rolling around while you work. Step 1: Start stringing your beads one at a time onto the beading wire while the wire is still attached to the spool. Feel free to design …
Using a length of 26-gauge wire that was between 3-4 feet in length I began by stringing the three little beads onto the wire. The Patinas are acid free and UV safe. It is also acid free. I was thrilled that I could also use the Patina to colorize the Filigree beads.
A nd there’s the finished bead, which I cut in half to make two separate beads. I tied the end of the string onto a pencil to prevent her beads from sliding off the end. Make all your beads before you start stringing them. I got excited and started stringing right away, before I had enough beads.
I keep this board on top of my bead stash and loads of beads from my last few projects were all conglomerated together into one heaping pile.
Learn the basics of beading as Karla Schafer, Auntie’s Beads designer, demonstrates how to make a bracelet.
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