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Herringbone Bead Weaving Patterns (7/27/2015)

2015 July 27

We all need to mix it up and get out of our beading ruts sometimes. A good way to do that is use a stitch you don’t usually use or don’t feel as comfortable with. I do a lot of peyote and right angle weave, but I really don’t do enough Herringbone Stitch, aka Ndebele Stitch. Time to get busy!!

Herringbone Cuff

Herringbone Cuff

Herringbone Cuff Tutorial Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:41:51 -0700

Herringbone stitch is an extremely versatile bead weaving stitch. Here we review the basic steps.

Related Bead Stitches Sat, 29 Nov 2014 11:10:00 -0800

Here is a comparison of a few related bead weaving stitches, including peyote, chenille, netting, filled netting and herringbone. I needed to see them all together to get exactly how they are different and how they are similar, too.  So I drew this picture.

Flat Herringbone Stitch

Flat Herringbone Stitch

Flat Herringbone Stitch Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:54:19 -0700

This Herringbone Stitch or Ndebele Stitch bead weaving article is meant for beginners as well as anyone looking for a quick memory refresh. First the refresher, then the tutorials.

Herringbone Stitch from a Ladder Stitch Start Sun, 23 Jun 2013 13:36:41 -0700

Herringbone stitch can be started from either a Ladder stitch start as I demonstrate in this video or from a Herringbone start which I will leave for another video. Each Herringbone stitch involves picking up 2 beads, so your Ladder stitch foundation row needs to be an even number of beads.

How to Cap and Finish Herringbone

How to Cap and Finish Herringbone

How to Cap and Finish Herringbone Wed, 22 May 2013 11:35:00 -0700

When it comes to creating beadwork jewelry, it’s the little details that can make or break a piece. Finishing designs – adding fringe, clasps, and other components – is just as important as the main beadwork stitches, color choices, and focal elements that make up a whole piece.

Increase in Herringbone Stitch Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:47:16 -0700

Herringbone Stitch (aka Ndebele Stitch) is ideal for making shapes because it lends itself well to increases and decreases.  Following from the previous article on normal flat Herringbone Stitch, here we will look at 2 ways of how to increase in Herringbone Stitch.

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