Author: beadflowers

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...

Learn circular peyote stitch, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Learn Circular Peyote Stitch

Before you start to learn circular Peyote stitch, you need to understand a couple of basic techniques. First, make sure you have a simple grounding in the basic Peyote technique – use the ‘Learn...

Diamond Peyote Stitch Technique Tutorial, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Diamond Peyote Stitch

Diamond Peyote stitch is a good technique to move on to when you have learned even count Peyote. It will give you some simple shaping, which you can use to create attractive projects. So,...

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

Zipping Peyote Stitch

Zipping Peyote stitch, also known as ‘zipping up’, is really easy! Hooray! So, I should be able to keep this a short reference blog as I explain how to zip up and why you...

Learn Tubular Peyote Stitch, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Learn Tubular Peyote

Before you start to actually learn tubular Peyote, I have a couple of pieces of information that I think will help you. So, we’ll cover those first, then move on to learn the technique...

RounDuo Beads, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

RounDuo Beads

What are RounDuo beads? Where can you buy them? How do you use them? Where can you find patterns and tutorials? If you asked any – or all – of those questions, then you’ve...

Counting Peyote Rows, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Counting Peyote Rows

You might think that counting Peyote rows is easy. And it is, provided you know this critical trick… Before I share it, let me back up and talk about… Peyote stitch structure If you...

Learn odd count Peyote stitch, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Learn odd count Peyote

Before you begin to learn odd count Peyote, you need to be familiar with even count Peyote. So, if you are an absolute novice here, please make sure you follow this even count lesson...

Learn even count Peyote stitch, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

Learn even count Peyote

This blog will help you to learn even count Peyote. It is the best variation to begin with if you are new to Peyote stitch. Before you start, it may help if you are...

Iris Duo Beads, Katie Dean, My World of Beads. How many beads in a gram?

Iris Duo Beads

Are you looking for Iris Duo beads to buy? Or maybe you want some patterns and tutorials that use these beads? Are you simply just curious about what Iris Duos are? Then, you’ve come...

Storm Duo Beads

Storm Duo Beads

If you’ve found this post, then you are probably wanting to find out about Storm Duo beads. Maybe you don’t know what they are. Or perhaps you want a pattern that uses them, or...

Aromatherapy Jewelry with Lava Beads, Lori Wenger

Aromatherapy Jewelry with Lava Beads

This is both a basic jewelry making book, and a fabulous idea. Aromatherapy Jewelry with Lava Beads teaches you how to make fragranced jewelry. So, for me, this is perfect. I have a few...

Kumihimo Beginner's Guide, Donna McKean-Smith

Kumihimo Beginners Guide

This wonderful Kumihimo beginners guide (or, to give the book it’s proper title:’ A Beginner’s Guide to Kumihimo’) is by Donna McKean Smith. Published by Search press, it will come as no surprise for...

Beaded Christmas Ornament Pattern Books

Are you looking for some new Christmas ornament ideas? Then really, consider trying beaded Christmas ornament pattern books. For just one payment, you’re going to get lots of projects. What could be better than...

Modern Bead Loom Weaving, Caroline French

Modern Bead Loom Weaving

Modern Bead Loom Weaving, by Caroline French, is a must-have book if you are interested in learning how to use a loom for beading. That’s a pretty bold statement. So, how can I justify...

Carrier Beads, My World of Beads, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Carrier Beads

So, what are carrier beads? How do you use them? Why have they become so tied up with Peyote stitch recently? This blog post aims to answer all those questions for you. Plus, get...

How to size a bracelet, bracelet gauge, bracelet sizer, Katie Dean, My World of Beads

How to size a bracelet

Does your jewellery making repertoire include bracelets? If you said ‘yes’, then you need to read this. Sizing bracelets is never as easy as you might think. So, in this article, I am going...

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