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Blog posts : "beading"

Weekend Craft Picks

February 5, 2016

Royal & Langnickel Pink Art Watercolor Pencil Keep N' Carry Set
$7.96 marked down from $19.98 
[pencil set

Simple Stories Paper Pad, …

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Seed Bead Size Chart

November 23, 2015

A PDF free printable seed bead size chart.
Just click the image for the PDF file.

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Book Review and Giveaway :: Shaped Beadwork & Beyond

November 1, 2013

Shaped Beadwork & Beyond by Diane Fitzgerald is due to release November 2013. I was able to review an early copy of the book. I have been dabbling in …

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Jewelry Design Contest :: Enter to win

August 5, 2013

Call for Entries:

Beadazzled Split Complementary Jewelry Design Contest


If you work with beads, you be interested in finding out more about this…

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Lagoona Bead Tutorial

March 28, 2013


Perles & Co. has a tutorial for this beautiful bead in french, you can translate the page. The bead is called a Lagoona Bead. [bead tutorial]

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Dangle Earring Tutorial

February 12, 2013


Ina's Cute Box has a tutorial for making these dangle earrings. You can change the look by changing the beads you use. [dangle earrings]

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Beaded Cord Tutorial

January 30, 2013

beaded cord

Jodie Marshall shares a tutorial on her blog showing how to make a beaded cord closure for a necklace. She has great photos showing the process. Whi…

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From Lark Books

January 1, 2013

Information from Lark Books:

We posted PDFs of 27 (!) free beading and jewelry projects featured on our
blog throughout 2012. Encourage your social …

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Lily Necklace :: Beading DIY

October 15, 2012

This beautiful necklace is called the Lily Necklace. The tutorial is found on a Russian website. You can use Babblefish to translate for you but hones…

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Beaded Heart Tutorial

August 31, 2012

Sonyastyle shares a beautiful beaded heart tutorial with her readers. [link]

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Bead Design Studio Technique Guide

May 7, 2012

Bead Design Studio Technique Guide

Browse the pages of our Technique Guide to find a wealth of information, including the following:

  • A full…

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Ear Vines - Free Pattern

March 18, 2012
Craftsy is an online community with online classes. Most of them are provided for a fee. However, you can find some free tutorials as well as patterns…

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Free Beading Projects + Book

February 19, 2012
*Diane Fitzgerald offers a free project from Diane Fitzgerald's Favorite Beading Projects, her new book now available! Get a PDF of her Fortune Tell…

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Beading and Embroidery

February 19, 2012
*Jamie Cloud Eakin talks about bead shops, teaching, and her books in this short interview that includes a wonderful downloadable index of all the e…

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Bead Fantasies Necklace - Free Tutorial from Lark Books

January 22, 2012
Sabine Lippert’s Beaded Fantasies presents 30 of Sabine’s jewelry designs; all the projects utilize peyote or right angle weave, beading’s most pop…

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Learn to Bead for Free - A Dedicated Website

January 3, 2012
A site dedicated to teaching and sharing about beaded jewelry. Learn how to make jewelry with free bead patterns, free ebooks and more. Categories are…

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Free Beading e-Book

January 3, 2012

Everyone needs a place to start and every beader is always searching for new beading ideas.
This free eBook …

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Craftster Monthly Craft Challenge

January 3, 2012

Your challenge this month is to create a project that features beads! Beads of all shapes, sizes…

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Enter to Win: Bead Sphere Tutorial

December 27, 2011
Bead Sphere Jewelry is offering one lucky winner from Craft Connection a free tutorial. Visit the Bead Sphere Etsy store to see all the offerings. [li…

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Lark Offers Freebies

October 15, 2011

An incredible giveaway (U.S. residents only, through Oct. 26) of a set of 11 Lark Jewelry & Beading 500 Series art jewelry gallery books celebrating t…

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