Author: beadflowers

Tubelet Beads, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Tubelet Beads

I can hear the groans as I type this. More new beads??!!! Well, yes. But I think you might actually want to investigate the Tubelet beads if you enjoy working with traditional seed beads....

Beautiful Beadwork from Nature, Melissa Shippee

Beautiful Beadwork from Nature

If you are a collector of beading books, then Melissa Shippee’s new title, ‘Beautiful Beadwork from Nature’ is definitely one you’ll want! This is a lovely hardback collection of stunning jewellery designs. And, as...

End caps for beading, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

End Caps for Beading

What are end caps? Have you ever used them? Do you know how and when you should use them? Well, if you need help with any of those questions, this is the place to...

The golden rule of beading, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

The Golden Rule of Beading

This might be the most important beading blog you ever read. I’m about to share the golden rule of beading (in my opinion). So, if you’re getting bogged down in techniques and terminology and...

Dryer Sheet Hack for Beading, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Dryer Sheet Hack for Beading

Now, I’m going to be up-front here. The dryer sheet hack isn’t my invention! It’s a clever little trick I’ve heard a lot of beaders using. In fact, this post is really two clever...

Nib Bit Beads, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Nib Bit Beads

What on earth are Nib Bit beads? This post is going to give you the answer, plus some links to Nib bit beading patterns and places to buy Nib bit beads. So, read on…...

How to learn Diamond Weave, My World of Beads

How to learn Diamond Weave

If you’re wondering how to learn Diamond Weave, the answer is very simple… Grab a copy of this book! So, what more is there to say? Why am I writing a section about learning...

Cymbal Elements Beading Findings, My World of Beads, Katie Dean

Cymbal Elements Beading Findings

Have you seen or heard about the Cymbal Elements Beading range? Do, you know what these are? How about where to buy them? Or how to use them? If you answered ‘no’ to any...

Learn Brick Stitch, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Learn Brick Stitch

If you’ve just landed here, this free blog is part of my brick stitch series. You can learn brick stitch in all its forms in handy bite-sized lessons. So, this lesson will just cover...

How to learn brick stitch for free, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

How to learn brick stitch

Maybe you’ve found a pattern that requires brick stitch. Or maybe you have just heard of the technique. So, you’re wondering how to learn brick stitch… Well, you’ve come to the right place! I...

Triangle Peyote stitch: your complete how-to guide, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Triangle Peyote stitch

Did you know there are two types of triangle Peyote stitch? Well, there are. One is based on circular Peyote and one is based on odd count Peyote. So, let me explain… The two...

Shaping Peyote Stitch: your complete how to guide, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Shaping Peyote Stitch

Once you have mastered the flat version, shaping Peyote stitch is the next logical step. So, make sure you are familiar with even count Peyote before you start this little lesson. Now, I’m going...

%d bloggers like this: