Category Archives: Free Tutorial

Labor Day Sale – 2017

Hey, everybody! So Etsy has recently upgraded a lot of the features that allow sellers to customize coupons and sales. To celebrate, they’re hosting a big Etsy sale for Labor Day Weekend and my Etsy shop is participating! For the long … Continue reading

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Free Russian Spiral Tutorial – Wrangling a Six-Color Spiral

Hello, my dear beady friends! I’m almost ready to come back from my Etsy hiatus – at the moment, I’m expecting to open back up on February 1st. But. in the meantime, I wanted to share a quick photo tutorial … Continue reading

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Best Dressed Hexes!

When my local bead store (Beaded Bliss in Harrison, OH) got in the new two-hole Hex Pyramid beads I had no idea what to do with them. They were beautiful, and the shop owner had purchased lots of gorgeous colors, … Continue reading

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Free Tutorial – Graduated Spiral Rope Stitch, Version A

So, spiral ropes are pretty ubiquitous in the beadweaving world, right? The basic technique is explained in the back of every Beadwork and Bead & Button Magazine and the internet is full of great free tutorials and YouTube videos on … Continue reading

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The Search for the Source

Despite the fantasy novel title, this post is about something pragmatic and useful – finding and crediting original designers of jewelry on the internet! We’ve all experienced the annoyance of finding a picture of a beautiful piece of jewelry and … Continue reading

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Tweaked Version of SuperDuo Knit Herringbone Bracelet

So, I have been seeing lots of beautiful bracelets on Pinterest and Facebook made from Potomac Bead Company’s SuperDuo Knit Herringbone video on YouTube and was dying to try it for myself. When I finally got around to it, though, … Continue reading

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