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My daughter's friend's birthday is this weekend, so I thought I would make her a present and this one suits her. My daughter is also learning the craft
I swear by the magnificent range of lights from the Daylight Company.In my studio i have two ( one attached to the main table and the other is a floor
I use large gaskets I bought at a Hardware store to keep my seed beads separated by color when I am working on a piece. The gaskets lie flat on the work
Bead Societies are great places to learn, to connect with others, to see lots of great beadwork, and to build lifelong friendships.
Bead Journal 2011 by Virginia Brubaker, part of the Bead Journal Project.
Here are free bead projects to enjoy. You can combine these with material in the Techniques section and with what you learn in the Bead Art area of the site to create your own unique works.
A beaded cabochon makes an effective brooch. And in the case of these beaded cabochon brooches, there is plenty of sparkle to go around.
You can make a bead painting by transforming a photo into your own piece of bead art. Here is a complete demonstration of taking a photograph and turning it into a piece of bead embroidered art.
Color Works, the Crafter's Guide to Color, by Deb Menz knocked my socks off. I love the clear prose and the wonderful samples in 9 craft media.
The Beader's Guide to Color by Margie Deeb was the first book about color written exclusively for beaders. Here's a rundown on what is between the covers and who will benefit the most from the content
The Beaders Color Palette by Margie Deeb presents over 200 color palettes derived from paintings and other sources in the visual arts, plus 20 beading projects. Here's what you can learn from the book
What books belong on the beading book shelf? There are some books that should be on everyone's bookshelf, and others that you may not need. We'll help you sort it out.
Beaded jewelry business advice and encouragement. If you want to start selling your beadwork, check this out.
If you would like to run a bead challenge for your group or for your bead store, here are detailed examples of the process and procedures to make it easy.
Tips on magnifiers for beading, from simple glasses to lighted magnifiers with great optical lenses, with tips on buying one you will like.