Bead Embroidery

Bead Embroidery

A little or a lot – beads can add a little spark or be the main event from art quilts to clothing to jewelry!

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...

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...

Make something fun and “love”-ly to wear on Valentine’s Day! Then enjoy the heart motif all year with these totally wearable projects. From shirts to shoes to jewelry, from simple...

One of a series of bead embroidery art-to-wear pieces from Flying Goat Studio, A Fine Vine Beaded Necklace is an original design stitched on beading foundation and backed with hand...

One in a series of bead embroidery art-to-wear pieces, Pink Petals Beaded Necklace is an original design stitched on beading foundation and backed with hand-dyed fabric. The repurposed sari ribbon...

From a collection of hand beaded jewelry by Flying Goat Studio, the Fleur de Bead Necklace is an original bead embroidery design stitched on beading foundation and backed with hand-dyed cotton fabric. The...

Bead embroidery opens up so many design possibilities! It’s like painting with beads, but you don’t have to clean brushes when you’re done. Stitched on beading foundation and backed with...

The motif in this bead embroidery design reminds me of a flickering candle flame, resulting in Bead Embroidered Brooch: Candlelight. I stitched the beads to a special foundation following my...