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Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:12:36 +0000

 



4 Things You Shouldn't Do When Making Stretch...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Follow these tips to make stretch bead bracelets that don't break or come untied.



Beaded Victorian Ornament Cover Pattern

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to create a Christmas holiday beaded ornament cover using horizontal beaded netting stitch with our step by step tutorial.



Chan Luu Style Leather and Bead Wrap Bracelet...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to make a stylish wrap bracelet using leather cord, glass beads, and beading thread with our step by step tutorial.



Need Some Cute Accessories? DIY These Stretch...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Instructions to make stretchy seed bead bracelets using elastic cord with knots that don't slip!



Select the Right Stretch Cord for Your Jewelry...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Choosing the right elastic stretch cord is the first step to making quality long lasting elastic bracelets. Learn which cord is best for your project.



Top Ten Free Bead Patterns and Tutorials

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A list of 10 of the most popular beading tutorials here at About Beadwork and other great beading sites including my Pinterest Free tutorials board.



Fancy Tila Bead Bracelet Tutorial

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Get started using Tila tile beads with this fancy and elegant beaded bracelet pattern and tutorial



Crystal Beaded Snowflake Earrings Tutorial

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Use this beaded crystal snowflake tutorial to make gorgeous beaded earrings or mini beaded ornaments.



Free Christmas Beading Patterns

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A collection of free beading patterns with Christmas and winter themes. These include charted peyote patterns, beadweaving patterns and stringing projects. Projects include jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets and earrings as well as home decor and gift projects.



Brick Stitch Inside Metal Rings for Hoop Earrings

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Free tutorial for making beaded hoop earrings by using brick stitch to weave beads on the inside of a metal ring.



The Flat Spiral Stitch is Perfect for Beginners...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

The flat spiral stitch looks complicated, but is really very easy and perfect for beginners. Give it a try with this step by step tutorial.



Find the Right Beading Needle!

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Types of beading needles and what they are used for plus instructions and tips for threading your beading needles.



Selvage Method of Finishing Loom Beadwork

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to finish off loom beadwork using selvage and clamp ends with our step by step tutorial.



Peyote Stitch Russian Leaves Tutorial

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Create beautiful 3 dimensional Russian style leaves using diagonal peyote stitch with this free tutorial. Perfect for earrings or to add to a lariat.



Small Beaded Ornament Cover Pattern

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to make a simple but striking beaded ornament cover for a small size Christmas tree ornament.



Using Surgeon's Knots in Beadwork

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Instructions on how to tie a surgeon's knot and when to use a surgeon's knot in beadwork and jewelry making.



Make a Bracelet or Necklace Using Bead...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to string beads using bead stringing wire and crimp beads or tubes with a standard crimp tool with our step by step tutorial.



Which Beadwork Stitch Should You Learn First?

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Suggestions for beginner bead weavers on picking out a new beading stitch and tips for learning that beading stitch.



Top Reasons Your Elastic Stretch Bracelets Break

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

List of reasons why your elastic stretch bracelets break and ways you can make them last longer, by wearing them and making them better.



Pattern and Instructions to Make Peyote Spiral...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Free pattern and tutorial to learn to make flat peyote stitch tube beads with a spiral color pattern and then add them to simple earrings.



Simple Spiral Rope

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to make a spiral bead rope with this free step by step tutorial. A perfect stitch for bracelets, necklaces, purse straps and much more.



Slinky Ladder Stitch Bracelet Project

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Tutorial to make a slinky beaded bracelet perfect for layering using ladder stitch and delica beads.



What Size Needles and Thread Work with...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Understand the types of needles and threads that work best with different sized seed beads to make your beadweaving projects easier and more enjoyable



Tila Bead Square Earrings and Bracelet

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Use a beadweaving technique to stitch two-hole Tila beads into a band of beaded squares. This pattern makes either a bracelet or a pair of earrings.






Choosing the Best Beading Wire For Your Project

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn about bead wire diameter, strands and strength to select the right beading wire for your bead stringing project.



Swarovski crystal and glass cube bead cuff...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

This free beaded bracelet pattern uses Swarovski crystal beads and glass cube beads to make a sleek and sparkling cuff bracelet.



Find a New Favorite Beaded Rope Stitch

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

List with pictures of beading stitches used to make beaded ropes with links to free step by step tutorials.



Beginner's Favorite: Flat Even Count Peyote...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Peyote stitch is one of the most versatile beadwork stitches - learn flat even count peyote with this free tutorial.



How to Attach a Slide Clasp to a Peyote Bracelet

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to attach a slide lock tube clasp to a peyote stitch cuff bracelet using beaded loops with our step by step tutorial.



Easy Beaded Ropes and Tubes with Even Count...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Tubular even count peyote can be used to make beads, toggle clasps, amulet bags or make a bezel. Learn tubular peyote with this free tutorial.



Two Color Spiral Rope Variation

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn double spiral rope with this free tutorial, an easy stitch that results in two distinct spirals



Russian Style Netted Flowers, Step by Step

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A step by step tutorial for making netted Russian-style flowers.



Beginner's Bead Patterns and Projects

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn these simple, straightforward, beginner projects, all clearly-written, that even a first-time beader will complete with ease.



Warp a Bead Loom - No Wind Method

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A step-by-step tutorial on preparing your bead loom by setting it up with its initial warp threads.



Learn to Read Peyote Stitch Patterns

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

How to read a peyote stitch pattern for flat odd count peyote stitch, flat even count peyote stitch, tubular even count peyote stitch, and word charts



Learn the Basics to Start Beading on a Loom

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Information you need to get started beading on a loom from types of looms to reading a pattern and more.



Olympic Pride: American Flag Ring

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z




Wire Wrapping Stones for Jewelry Pendants

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Make a wire wrapped pendant from a favorite stone, piece of beach glass, shell or any other item that doesn't have a hole to hang it from.



8 Steps to Making Beaded Spiral Ball Chain...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

This spiraled beaded rope uses a simple macramé technique and is much faster than beadweaving. Use it to make a cute bracelet, necklace, or anklet.






Twisted Beading Needles

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A basic profile of twisted beading needles, how to use them, and what to use them for.



Choosing the Right Size Crimp

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Should I use crimp beads or tubes? What size crimp will work best? Learn the answers to make your stringing projects look great and last.



Cellini Spiral: Just Easy as Tubular Peyote and...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Cellini spiral is a variation of tubular peyote stitch made with different sized beads. Learn Cellini spiral stitch with this beading tutorial.



Supplies to Get Started with Beading

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn which tools and materials are the most important to have on hand when you get started beadweaving.



Horizontal Bead Netting Tutorial with Diagram

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Free horizontal netting beadwork tutorial with diagram and links to free bracelet project



Decorative Spiral Headpins

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

How to make decorative spiral end wire headpins to enhance your jewelry designs



Easy to Make Wire and Bead Hoop Earrings

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Make beaded hoop earrings to match every outfit with this simple and versatile design. You can even use memory wire to make them quicker.



Peyote Stitch Beaded Toggle Instructions

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Instructions to stitch a peyote toggle ring and toggle bar clasp to compliment your beadwork creations.



Jewelry Projects with Crystal Beads

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Use our comprehensive list of free beading patterns that use crystal beads, including Swarovski and Chinese crystal.



Is FireLine Better For Beading Than Fishing?

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn whyFireLine GSP beading thread is a great beading thread for beginning and advanced beaders, and when to use Nymo instead



Learn Back Stitch, the Main Bead Embroidery...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Back Stitch is one of the most important bead embroidery stitches. Learn how to backstitch and adjust it for your project and beads.



Top Bead Loom Picks

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z




Compare Beadweaving Stitches

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn the similarities and differences between beadwork stitches with this list of the most important off-loom beading stitches.



Learn St. Petersburg Stitch

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Use this St. Petersburg stitch beading tutorial to learn to make an asymmetrical beaded chain that is perfect for bracelets or necklaces.



Learn to Use an Even Count Tubular Peyote Pattern

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn to identify and how to follow an even count tubular peyote pattern including stepping up to new rows.



Step By Step Instructions to Get Started with...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Information on the materials you need to get started with bead embroidery including foundation material, lining, backing, needles, thread and beads.



Learn brick stitch with this easy bracelet...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

This easy step by step bead bracelet project is a great way to learn how to make brick stitch beadwork.






Make the Dutch Spiral Stitch with this...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A great spiral stitched tube, this simplified Dutch Spiral version has a spiral pattern and drape of beads without the peyote stitch spine.



Wear Your Heart on Your Finger! Beaded Ring DIY

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Pattern and instructions to make a peyote stitch beaded ring with a heart design.



St. Petersburg Stitch Leave Tutorial

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A tutorial on how to make Russian-style beadwoven leaves using St. Petersburg stitch.



Never Be Surprised By a Bead Size Again with...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Estimate bead sizes with these practical tips including comparing to common items, making a bead sizer, plus a printable chart for reference



Why Choose Japanese Cylinder Beads for Your...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Information about Japanese cylinder beads including what they are best used for, the sizes they come in, where to buy them, etc.



Zip Up a Peyote Tube Bead

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Easy to make peyote tube bead instructions using flat even count peyote stitch and delica beads.



Ladder Stitch Beading Instructions

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to do ladder stitch with one or two beads per stitch.. Ladder stitch is a base row to start brick stitch and herringbone (Ndebele) stitch.



Seed Bead Sizes and What They Mean

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Are all size 11 beads the same? What's the /0 mean? What is an aught? Make sense of round and cylinder seed bead sizes used in beadwork.



Peyote Braclet Bead and Loop Clasp Instructions

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to make an easy, secure bead and loop clasp for a cuff bracelet.



8 Steps to Making an Embellished Tila Bead...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Use ladder stitch and two-hole Tila beads to stitch a single row bracelet of Tilas with bright seed bead edging perfect for layering.



Russian Spiral Rope Stitch

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Russian spiral stitch is a type of tubular netting bead stitch that forms a distinctive and gorgeous spiral design in a flexible rope chain.



Odd Count Tubular Peyote Spiral Rope Tutorial

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Odd count tubular peyote stitch beadwork is perfect to make beaded spiral patterns and rope chains.



Start a Bezel Around a Rivoli Crystal

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn to stitch a peyote bezel around a Swarovski crystal Rivoli with our guide, including a table with the number of beads needed for the base for each size.



Best Gifts for Beaders and Jewelry Makers

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A list of great gifts for your beadworking and jewelry making friends for birthday and holidaysin every price range



Tubular Netting Tutorial

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Tubular netting is a variation of tubular peyote that results in a more lacy and open structure. Learn tubular netting stitch making a tube bead.



Is Wildfire a Good Beading Thread?

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Information about Willdfire Beading thread by Beadalon including what to use it for, where to buy it, and tips for using Wildfire thread



Best Bead Embroidery Foundations

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Get to know the types of foundation materials used to stitch bead embroidery including paper, stiffened felt, interfacing and leather products



Beadwork - An Introduction to the Stitches and...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

There is so much to learn when you're new to beadwork, you may feel a little overwhelmed. Here are the basic supplies and guide to techniques.



How to Weave-In Warp Threads on Loom Beadwork

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to hide the warp thread tails in your seed bead beadwork made on a loom.



What Do I Need to Get Started Beadweaving?

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

If you're a beginner beader, you can use this list like a checklist to get the supplies, materials and tools you need to get started beading. Beading is a fun, relaxing and rewarding hobby.



What Makes Nymo Thread a Beader's Favorite?

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn about Nymo Thread, including why it is a favorite thread for beaders, characteristics, available sizes and best projects for it.



An Elegant Tila Bead Bracelet Beading Pattern...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A free beading pattern for a simple, easy and elegant Tila bead bracelet that is embellished with Swarovski crystals.



Two and Three Drop Peyote Stitch Tutorial

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Two and Three Drop Peyote are variations that work up very fast and can help you create designs that you can't with regular peyote. Free tutorial.



Learn How To Use an Even Count Peyote Stitch...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Take your peyote stitch beading to the next level by learning how to read and use an even count peyote stitch patten graph and word chart.



How to Read an Odd-Count Peyote Stitch Pattern...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn the tricks for reading an odd-count peyote stitch pattern chart, and how to stitch your pattern within mistakes.



Learn Tubular Herringbone Stitch

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Tubular herringbone stitch, also called Ndebele stitch, is a great beginner stitch used to make beaded ropes for bracelets, necklace chains or other projects



Fast Wire Wrap Bead Chain

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Step by step to make wire wrapped bead chain quickly using an assembly line method that limits the number of times you have to switch tools



Bead Types and Shapes

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

A list of the types, styles and shapes of glass beads commonly used for beadwork and off-loom beadweaving.



Improve Your Beadwork: Steps to Prepare Nylon...

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Nylon beading thread is perfect for beadwork, but it works best is if you follow these steps to condition and pre-stretch it before you start stitching



A Wreath for your Wrist

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

How to make a garland bead bracelet using single St. Petersburg stitch and 11/0 seed beads. A perfect project for the Christmas holiday!



Make Twisted Wire Napkin Rings

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Instructions to make wire napkin rings to dress up your table or give as a gift






Fiesta Twin Bead and Crystal Earrings

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to make these lacy beaded earring using single- and two-hole seed beads and crystal bicones.



Make Double St. Petersburg Chain

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn double St. Petersburg chain stitch with this tutorial to make beaded bracelets, necklaces, purse and amulet straps.



Attaching a Jewlery Clasp with Jump Rings

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Use this tutorial to learn how to attach a pre-made clasp to you your beaded design with jump rings



Beaded Diamonds with Brick Stitch

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn to make a brick stitch diamond shape by making increases and decreases at the beginning and end of the rows.



Using a Bead Stopper to Keep Your Beads in Place

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

What is a bead stopper? A description of this handy little beading tool.



Make Your Own Twisted Ndebele Rope Necklace

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn how to create the twisted tubular herringbone stitch while making this fashionable tube bead necklace.



Sparkly Crystal Tennis Bracelet Pattern

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Easy beading pattern to make a sparkling diamond tennis style bracelet using Swarovski crystal bicones and Japanese cylinder beads



Tie Off Thread Ends with Half Hitch Knots

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

How to tie a half hitch knot and use it to secure thread in beadwork



Types of Jewelry Findings

2017-02-22T11:12:36Z

Learn about the different types of jewelry findings used in beaded and handmade jewelry - with links to detailed articles, sources and related projects.