Beadwork

Beadwork

Explore the many techniques in the world of beading – from peyote stitch, to loom weaving to kumihimo and more.

Beads, thread and fabric occupy Pat Herkal's head and hands every day. Whimsy, color and the natural world inspire her work. Mixing beads, shells, stones, and found objects - man...

For some reason, I've recently become fascinated with fiber art moths and butterflies. I wanted a small hand project and thought I'd explore making some of my own. I also...

Karen Meador's gorgeous jewelry designs combine wirework, metal folding, cabochons and enamel. She blends techniques in creative ways to make color and texture sing. How did you get started making jewelry? I...

Last summer I had a total hip replacement due to a too-close encounter with our large (92 pound!) Lab mix. He meant well - I think he was genuinely trying...

A piece that can be both dressy and casual, Herringbone Bibble-de-Bobs Beaded Necklace is a clasp-free continuous rope. It's so easy to take on and off without a clasp -...

Make your own necklaces, bracelets, earring and more with a variety of techniques -- stringing, wirework, metal smithing. We've rounded up some of the jewelry making tools you need --...

Beading projects can be easy or complex -- they almost always add some bling! Whether you are making jewelry, or adding beads to a fiber project, there are some tools...

September means a week at Padre with my family to walk the beach and celebrate Janet's birthday and some kind of hand project. This was the year for Beaded Button...

Swarovski crystals catch and reflect the light and make it dance in Crystal & Gold Earrings! Combine them with 24 karat gold-plated beads, and you get earrings for very special...