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Designer Downloads – Free Printable Seed Bead Graph Paper

Free Printable Seed Bead Graph Paper

If you’ve mastered certain bead stitches, you might want to try coming up with patterns on your own. Creating your own patterns is a great way to let your imagination flow and it ensures your jewelry is truly one-of-a-kind. Before you can create your own patterns, you’ll need something to create them with. We’re offering […]

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Choosing Beading Needles for Projects

Choosing Beading needles

Beading needles are essential for seed bead projects, as they make it easy to add those tiny beads to your thread. If you’re new to bead weaving or embroidery, you might be wondering which needles are right for you. When choosing needles, you must consider the right size and type of needle you’ll need for […]

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Making Jewelry and Crafts for the Holidays

December is well underway and holiday festivities have already begun! The weather has turned colder, Christmas decorations have sprung up and holiday cheer is in the air. There’s still time to make the season even merrier with jewelry and crafts you can make yourself! Let’s take a look at some of the holiday ideas you […]

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Having Fun with the Spiral Stitch

If you’re new to bead weaving, a great place to start is with the spiral stitch. This simple stitch comes together quickly and looks great. You don’t have to be a beginner to enjoy it, either! Anyone can have fun making spiral stitch jewelry. Just ask Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia Kimura. Cynthia is a […]

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Big Red

This bracelet is stitched 4mm Swarovski crystal bicones with gold-lined glass beads on the inside. I used clear beads with gold lining as opposed to gold finish so it will not wear off when it rubs against the skin. It is 1¼ inches wide and 7 inches long with the clasp. The sliding clasp is […]

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