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Free Bead Embroidery Tutorials (8/29/2014)

2014 August 29

Here are some great Bead Embroidery patterns, tutorials and “how-tos”. Sorry I missed Wednesday’s post. We have so much web design work, it plumb went out of my head! In my “real life” I work at home with my husband doing web design, hosting, domains – most anything related to the Internet. I hate how work interferes with my beading – I’m sure you do, too.

Two Basic Bead Embroidery Stitches

Two Basic Bead Embroidery Stitches

Master These Two Basic Bead Embroidery Stitches Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:00:00 -0700

Have you ever looked at an amazing piece of bead embroidery and wondered what techniques the artist used to make it? Chances are, it was made using a combination of these two basic bead embroidery stitches: beaded backstitch and beaded fringe stitch. Once you master these two basic bead embroidery stitching techniques, you’ll open a whole new world of possibilities for making beaded jewelry and beaded embellishments!

When Wirework Meets Bead Embroidery Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:34:00 -0700

Anyone who is familiar with my work will know how much I love colour and texture. This latest piece combines forged metal shapes with wirewrapping, in order to achieve a rich tapestry of colour, form and texture. It’s surprising how much sterling silver wire goes into making a piece like this! Just as well I bit the bullet and bought a big reel of it!

How to Bead a Circle

How to Bead a Circle

Bead Embroidery – How to Bead a Circle Sat, 01 Feb 2014 14:03:00 -0800

A couple of members of the Bead Journal Project have recently commented, asking how to improve their skill at sewing beads in a circle. The master at this technique is Amy Clarke Moore, former editor of Spin Off magazine and co-author with me of Beaded Embellishment. Here is one of her pieces.

Pawesome Beaded Cats Sat, 02 Aug 2014 08:00:49 -0700

Yesterday, I received an email stating that my bead embroidery has been featured on the Pawesome Cats website! I am honored! Please stop by and take a peek, comment, or share. Thanks for your interest in my beadwork!

Beading With Cabochons

Beading With Cabochons

What Kind of Bezel is Best for My Cabochon Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:00:00 -0700

Since cabochons come in such a wide variety of materials, sizes, and shapes, it helps to know what beading technique works best for which cabochon when you want to use it to create a piece of beaded jewelry. There are lots of options for each type of bezel, and each type of cabochon, depending on what you want to do with it!

From Clay to Bead Embroidery Sat, 15 Mar 2014 12:15:00 -0700

Lately my muse has been following handwork with a needle and thread and some beads.   I made some cabochons from polymer that I blogged about here. I decided to use one of the chalked cabochons to make a bead embroidered piece.

How to Zardozi Zardosi Beaded Embroidery

zardosi or zardozi is an art form of embroidery. Thanks for watching! Please subscribe and share! Link:

Bead Embroidery Ring

This tutorial will show you, step-by-step how to create this bead embroidered ring. You’ll learn how to work back-stitch, and I’ll also give some tips on how…

Soutache & Bead Embroidery Jewelry – Hints, Tips & Tricks

Soutache Jewelry Artist and National Instructor, Amee K. Sweet-McNamara of Amee Runs is the author of “Soutache & Bead Embroidery.” This video series is desi…

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