In this bead-weaving video tutorial, there's a quick way to create a beaded rope with different size seed beads, and this video will show you the simple pattern needed to create this wonderful stitch. Learn how to do the spiral weave stitch for jewelry-making by watching this ...more
Easy Macrame pattern with beads. You only need to know Square knot and you can use this pattern for different types of goals, for example: clothing accessories, Handbags, purses, cases, wallets etc.. Video: . Source: http://www.youtube.com/user/MacrameSchool
You can use this beautiful macrame pattern for different types of goals, for example: Handbags, cosmetic bags, clothing accessories, purses, cases, wallets, bracelets, etc.. Video: . Source: http://www.youtube.com/user/MacrameSchool
Consider this Beading 101. In this video, you'll learn the five basic beading terms used in many beading magazines and beading patterns. These terms refer to how you pass needles through your beeds (from the back or from the front), how you separate irregular beads out of your ...more
Spring-loaded clothespins are used for more than just clothes. If you looked in anyone's home, you'll see these springy wooden clothespins used for things like chip clips, photo holders and even for attaching sports cards on bicycle spokes. They're even used in the film indust ...more
In order to make a macramv© choker necklace, you will need the following: string, scissors, and beads. To begin, you will need 2 long pieces of string. Make sure that your ends are even. Fold it in half. Make a knot about an inch from the fold. Find something to anchor your l ...more
Why buy a beaded candle holder at the store when you can make one at home? Use this crafty idea to turn your favorite votive candle holder (or shot glass!) into a beautiful, eye-catching, colorful display! Things you'll need: Candle holder (or clear shot glass) Beads Super g ...more
Even count flay peyote is the easiest off loom beading stitch to learn. This video beading tutorial shows how to weave the even count peyote pattern. All you need is beads, a needle, and thread, and start making peyote patterned woven bead jewelry in no time.
For anyone interested in learning how to make their own jewelry, try the simple steps in this arts and crafts tutorial to make a Bali bead and lampwork bracelet. To make the bracelet, you will need jewelry wire, a sterling silver toggle and clasp, crimp beads, Bali stone beads ...more
To make a daisy chain beaded necklace you must get three different bead colors, two that are size eleven and one that is size four. The size eleven beads are for the stems and the outer part of the flower, while the size four beads are for the inside of the flowers. You will a ...more
Whether you're a sinner or a saint, making a nun costume for Halloween requires no divine intervention. You Will Need * A long black dress or graduation gown * Rope * White poster board * Scissors * Black fabric * A hot glue gun * Glue * A crucifix or rosary beads * Tunic sewi ...more
Learn all there is to learn about yarn from Naztazia... watch this video tutorial to learn how to crochet spiral scrubbies with a pattern. The pattern for crocheting a spiral scrubbie comes from Judith Prindle. These crocheted items are great for beginners and advanced users ...more
Learn all there is to learn about yarn from Naztazia... watch this video tutorial to learn how to substitute fiber, texture, and weight in yarn patterns. It shows the basics of yarn, including fiber content, textures, sizes, standards, weights and substituting yarn in knittin ...more
Here is a quick video on how to make encased stringers for glass beads. This is a great way to add fancy stringer decoration to your glass beads. These lampworking instructions demonstrate how to add thin ropes of color and pattern embedded in the molten glass bead. Use this t ...more
In this beading video tutorial, you'll see how to create this extremely durable stitch that is also wonderfully flexible! Learn how to stitch the ndebele or herringbone pattern for beaded jewelry by watching this video tutorial.
This is simple way to make a flower pattern on a bead. I use COE 104 "soft" glass. Watch this lampworking video!
Walk into L.A. hotspot Kitson any day of the week and you're sure to find a teeming collection of celebrity endorsed jewelry, at least half of which are bohemian and breezy, made out of skilled wire wrapping and exotically colored gemstones. They're pretty, yes, but unless you ...more
If the circumference of your hips is 10 or more inches greater than the circumference of your waist, you're a classic pear shape. Transform it into an hourglass with these clothing tricks. You Will Need * Dark pants and skirts * Visually interesting tops * Empire waists * Thre ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a silver vintage-style bead necklace. First make sure you have silver wire and glass beads in the color that you prefer. Now, you will string the beads through individual wires and close them so these can be applied to the center of the n ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a beaded 7 petal faerie flower pendant. First, string 14 beads on an 18 inch piece of string. Next, create a circle in the beads, then tie it off. After this, add three blue beads to your first pico stitch, then go through two more beads aft ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a Mediterranean blue bracelet. The materials required for this project are: memory wire, Mediterranean Czech glass bead mix, 4mm sea side mix Czech fire polish round beads, wire cutter, super glue, bead stopper and 2 3mm memory ...more
This video is all about how to make a snowflake pendant. This is just an interesting task for women who like wearing jewelry. Now you can make pendants by your own hands at home. You require just few beads of your choice color and take a needle and a strong thread ,you can als ...more
Funky is for the free spirited, passionate and confident person. Looking funky is not something that just anyone can pull off. Learn to express yourself through your grooming and clothing choices by pairing the unexpected with bold and colorful. Exude confidence as you master ...more
Make a two drop peyote bracelet, just like in the latest beading magazines, and learn how to read a peyote pattern, all by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial. Learn how to read a color wheel as well, and how to use it to improve beading technique. For this project you ...more
Artful Paper Doll demonstrates how to make a mini paper corset for a paper doll. Take two rectangular piece of hard paper which is of measure 4 by 5 centimeters. Cut the edges of the breadth part make it round. Cut the length part inward to make it into shape of a waist. Take ...more
You can learn to make a beautiful chain mail bracelet by watching this video. The bracelet is easy to make and affordable too. Start by sliding two silver jumper rings onto a paper clip. Two copper jumper rings are passed through the silver rings and twisted to complete the lo ...more
Crimp can be made easily and covered to the jewelry by using the following instructions. First purchase the proper supplies of crimping tool. This tool acts like pliers and is used by placing the bead in the appropriate slot at the tip and then squeeze the handle together. The ...more
TheCreativeJeweler teaches you how to create a pair of two teared crystal drop earrings using findings, headpins (can be any type you want, or if you want to make your own) and crystals. You take your headpin and put a 6mm Swarovski crystal bead, a 3mm silver bead, a 4mm Swaro ...more
For this project you will need some 4 mm orange beads, acrylic spacers, 4 mm black glass beads, 8 mm black glass beads, 10 mm orange glass beads, memory wire, headpins & skull charms. You also need pliers that include bent nose pliers, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers and ...more
Get a leg up on the competition with these wardrobe tips. You Will Need * Petite and vintage clothes * Visually interesting tops * Small prints * Wide-leg pants * Empire or V-neck wrap dresses * Backless shoes and high heels Step 1: Head to the petite department Head to the p ...more
Make your own beaded window valance with this easy pattern. Learn how to use nylon string and beads to create unique valances for your home in this free craft project. Part 1 of 20 - How to Make a beaded window valances. Make a beaded window valances - Part 2 of 20. Click thro ...more
A rose is a rose is a cake. With this delectable how-to, you'll learn how to decorate a cake with arresting rose flowers and elegant scrollwork. To follow along, you'll need the following tools: Flower Nail No. 7 Tip: 2 Tip: 5 Tip: 12 Tip: 104 Tip: 352 8 x 3 in. Round Pan Fa ...more
In this online video series learn from expert jewelry designers Sonia Dameron and Deb Sims as they teach and demonstrate how to design jewelry using crystal beads, pearls, glass beads, and gemstones. Learn about gemstones, glass and crystal beads, pearls and design techniques ...more
Though jewelry making can be meticulous and dependent on dexterity, using the right wire makes the whole process easier and faster. Wire necklaces and bracelets are simple when using the soft flexible wire, or soft flex. This demonstration video will help walk you through the ...more
Want to spice up your origami cranes? MIT's High-Low Tech Group made two electronic origami cranes that flap their wings when you squeeze their tails. Video: . If that's not cool enough, they connected them wirelessly so that when one flaps its wings, the other lights up. Vide ...more
X Patterned Square Knot Bracelet with Beads and Button clasp. This bracelet is easy to make and it looks interesting :) a good bracelet for beginners in macrame. More info in video.. Video: .
This is a tutorial on how to make a Wide Macrame Cuff Bracelet. Crosses & Leaves pattern with beads. More info in video.. Video: .
How to make a Macrame Star Bracelet with beads ( Star waves pattern :) This bracelet looks very interesting and its not hard to make. Video: .
How to make a Macrame bracelet in Chevron style with beads (V-Pattern / Arrows and Diamond). I really like this bracelet, because its easy to make and looks good. This is a great Friendship bracelet for beginners! Video: .
I loved my Lite-Brite as a kid. There was just something about using those little multicolored pegs to make my own designs, and it's not exactly a secret that kids love anything that lights up (LED sneakers, anyone?). So how do you combine the old-school fun of Lite-Brite with ...more
Halloween night for most people with kids means tons of candy. That translates into tons of trash from candy wrappers. But even though you probably wouldn't think it, there's no shortage of alternative uses for those wrappers, from clothing and accessories to home decor. This ...more
Video: . Here there are some DIY gift ideas perfect for the Christmas season. They are really easy to personalize depending on what your likes are. For the first idea you will have to make a little plushie first. I've chosen a one up Mario mushroom. Pattern here: http://shai ...more