Consider this Beading 101. In this video, you'll learn the five basic beading terms used in many beading magazines and beading patterns. These terms refer to how you pass needles through your beeds (from the back or from the front), how you separate irregular beads out of your main beading inventory, rounds and rows (different ways of beading), waxing your thread, and thread tension.
You know those long drives home in the car after you've spent a weekend at a cousin's house, or back from visiting Las Vegas? With more than a few hours at your disposal, what do you do to fill up the time? If you're an avid crafter and enjoy making jewelry, that you can turn those usually idle hours into productive crafting time by making this portable beading studio.
This beading video tutorial shows you the easy way to incorporate two needles in your Right Angle Weave stitching to save you even more time! Learn how to stitch the double needle right angle weave for beaded jewelry today.
Watch to learn how to finish a beading chain, which has a very small diameter, using a crimp tube instead of a jump ring.
The Even Count Peyote Stitch is one of the most widely used bead-weaving stitches. It's very easy to learn and when used with Delica beads, they just pop into place. You can really see the peyote design come to life with every row you complete! Learn how to stitch the even count peyote beading stitch by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
Watch this video to learn how to make a necklace using Swarovski crystals and beading chain.
Artbeads demonstrates how to make a wrapped beading loop. First, take a head pin or an eye pin and add the beads that you would like to use. Use chain nose pliers to make a 90 degree bend about 1/8 inch above the bead. Hold the bead so the tail of the wire is facing towards you. Use round nose pliers to position the wire into a loop. Use your fingers to complete the loop. Next, attach chain link or a clasp to the loop. Use another pair of chain nose pliers to wrap the rest of the wire around ...
Cock beading can add depth to a drawer face and help conceal the gap between the drawer and the drawer box. Steve Latta demonstrates two methods for creating cock beading. One technique uses traditional hand tools, and the other uses a router. Create cock beading.
Math is unreasonably effective in describing the natural universe. Anyone who's seen Walt Disney's Donald in Mathmagic Land knows this to be so. Well, the axiom works in reverse, too: The physical stuff of the universe can model math right back. And to great effect.
If you're a beading novice, there's one very important thing to know before you venture into the pastime: No matter how many projects you complete, you will always have a lot more beads left over than you know what to do with.
Create a simply beautiful beaded wire ring in minutes with this step by step guide. This delicate ring design will look simply lovely with any style of bead. Be creative. Learn how to craft this beaded wire ring by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial. Get beading!
Attention jewelry makers! When making your own unique jewelry designs, one must learn how to secure the end crimp beads with crimping or chain-nose pliers. Crimp beads can be used for finishing off your strung jewelry or as "stoppers". In this tutorial, learn how to hone your jewelry-making skills!
In this beading video tutorial you'll see how quick and easy it is to create this basic stitch - a must know stitch for weaving many other stitches! The ladder stitch creates a row of beads as long as you want to make it. Learn how to do a ladder stitch with beads by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
This is a great little project for beginners and shows how to make a simple knotted bead bookmark. They also make thoughtful handmade gifts! You will need some waxed cord, a selection of beads, some scissors, and glue. Learn how to make this bookmark by watching this video beading tutorial.
This beaded candle decoration adds some extra embellishment and flair even to ordinary candles. To make the candle charm, you will need beads, a wire coil, and pliers. Learn how to craft this beaded candle decoration by watching this video beading tutorial.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a interchangeable beaded watch band. First, cut your beading wire to appropriate length, then slide a crimp bead and lobster trigger clasp to one side of the wire. Then, bring the end of the wire back through the crimp bead creating a snug fit. Using the rear notch on your pliers, crimp the bead tightly. Then, add a crimp bead cover using the front notch on the pliers to close the bead tightly. Next, string your chosen beads, then repeat the first steps ...
This video will show you how to make a beautiful and dramatic beaded necklace with a pendant. She uses a sterling steel shield pendant but you can use any pendant you like. You can choose any type of beads depending on the look you would like to achieve. In this case hematite beads are used to create a medieval look. You will also want soft flex beading wire, needle nose pliers, beads, lobster clasp, and sterling silver spacers. Create a patter and then go to town with your beading. Try makin...
Don't pay for an overpriced beaded wrap bracelet - not when it's so easy to just make your own! All you need is some sturdy beading string or twine, and your favorite kind of beads to string them on to make your bracelet.
One of the easiest and cheapest ways to craft jewelry is out of paper! In this tutorial, learn how to make fun bracelets and necklaces with paper 'beads'. This eco-friendly project is best for kids that are a little bit older, and can be worn by anyone!
In this tutorial, Kameron Kay, expert jewelry designer, demonstrates how to make a stretch bracelet using extra beads. This is a quick and easy piece of jewelery that anyone can make. Watch this video for tips on how to turn those extra beads into something unique. This bracelet makes both a great gift and a wonderful fashion accessory.
Herringbone is a real easy beading stitch that gives a slinky, flexible finish for the final jewelry projects. The herringbone stitch is easy to build beads onto, so the project can be any size desired. Watch this video beaded jewelry tutorial and learn how to do the flat herringbone stitch for bead weaving.
In this beading video tutorial, you'll see how to create this extremely durable stitch that is also wonderfully flexible! Learn how to stitch the ndebele or herringbone pattern for beaded jewelry by watching this video tutorial.
Want to create netted necklaces, earrings, purse decorations or any other netted designs. This video demonstrates and explains how to create a netted bead. However, the basic procedures which are
One of the coolest beading effects is the kind that suspends various materials - from flowers to Latticinos - in a clear glass case. Swirled or marbeled shapes can also be added for interest, but either way the resulting work is like looking into a prehistoric block of amber and peeking around at such curious fragments.
Jewelry making is a fine art, with some jewelers devoting their entire lifetimes to learning how to perfect beading, wiring, sautering, and arranging. But that doesn't mean you can't make a beautiful bracelet if you're a jewelry making beginner!
This video shows the viewer how to secure crimp beads using both crimping pliers and chain-nose pliers for the purpose of jewelry making. The video uses two millimeter crimp beads, beading wire, and both sets of pliers to demonstrate the technique. To crimp using the crimping pliers, the viewer will utilize both notches of the pliers to crimp the bead onto the wire. In order to crimp using the chain-nose pliers, one must simply flatten the bead onto the wire. Crimping is a good method to secu...
Making beaded bouquets of flowers requires tedious work and hundreds of beads. Make a detailed work of beaded art in this free beading video series.
Learn how to make glass beads using glass, mandrels, frit, Cubic Zirconia, and a torch in this free video series on beading.
Even count flay peyote is the easiest off loom beading stitch to learn. This video beading tutorial shows how to weave the even count peyote pattern. All you need is beads, a needle, and thread, and start making peyote patterned woven bead jewelry in no time.
In this step-by-step beading video, you are shown how simple and easy it is to make a very intricate and ancient style of chain mail (with jump rings), the Byzantine Chain Mail Weave. Learn how to assemble the Byzantine chain mail weave by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
Watch this beading demonstration to learn how to make a brick stitch.
This how to video shows you the step by step process of making a baby beaded frog. This is easy and fun activity to do with your kids. Beading is a great way to introduce your children to the creativity of arts and crafts. This is a good project for older children because it does involve small beads that can be swallowed. With this how to video you will be able to teach your children how to make a beaded frog.
Suzanne Ivester demonstrates a fun technique for building a colorful, complex quilt cane quickly and easily with a clay gun. You will need a fair amount of materials, a variety of colors of polymer clay, a clay press, and something to make triangular clay tubes. Watch this video beading tutorial and learn how to make quilt-inspired polymer clay bead cane.
Beading as a hobby is a lot of fun. Here we teach you how to make a wire loop. You will need a pair of bent nose pliers. Bead a wire loop.
In order to make a macramv© choker necklace, you will need the following: string, scissors, and beads.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a floating illusion style necklace. You will need: beading wire, crimping pliers, wire cutters, beads (your choice), crimp beads, crimp covers (3mm), and a clasp (barrel clasp). First, cut your beading wire to the length you want your necklace, add 3-4 extra inches. Next, space your beads out on a beading board evenly, 1 1/2" apart. Now string a crimp bead onto your wire and take the end of the wire and string it through the crimp bead on the opposite si...
The equipment that you need is pliers, beads, beading wire, tinsel, some miniature flowers and a plain wreath. Twist a section of beads onto the wire, 5 beads make a nice grouping. Twist the 5 beads onto a single wire to make a bunch. Make enough bunches to cover the wreath. Fold a piece of tinsel between your fingers. Wrap the beading wire around the tinsel to hold it firm. Fluff the tinsel to give it some depth. Wrap the bead bunches and tinsel wraps around the wreath. Wrap the miniature pa...
Those interested in learning how to make their own jewelry, can learn how to make a floating illusion necklace by following the steps in this video tutorial. You will need a beading board, beading wire, crimp beads, beads of your choice, a barrel clasp, wire cutters, and crimping/flat-nosed pliers. First measure out how much wire you will need. The tutorial is making a 16-inch necklace. Make sure to cut extra wire. For a 16-inch necklace, this means you should cut approximately 20 inches of w...
Make a two drop peyote bracelet, just like in the latest beading magazines, and learn how to read a peyote pattern, all by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial. Learn how to read a color wheel as well, and how to use it to improve beading technique. For this project you will need a needle, nylon line, and beads. Watch this how-to video and make a two drop peyote bracelet of your own!
Learn how to finish a bracelet with crimps and covers to finish a bracelet start by putting a crimp bead over your beading wire and then add a clasp. After putting the clasp on the wire run the beading wire back through the crimp. Move the crimp bead up toward the clasp leaving a little room for play in between the clasp and crimp bead. Take your crimping pliers and put the crimp bead in the backspace of the pliers. Squeeze the pliers firmly to smash down the crimp bead. The crimping pliers w...