Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Last week I showed you how to keep a soutache design symmetrical. This week I’m finishing my Lily Pin from Amee K. Sweet-McNamara’s Soutache & Bead Embroidery: Three Basic Shapes Booklet by adding a backing. You can use today’s tips to make your soutache projects nice and tidy!

Don’t worry about the reverse side […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

There are a lot of beading foundations available for your embroidery projects, but one of my favorites is fish leather! Its bold colors and textures add a lot of interest to a piece of jewelry, like our Mermaid Dreams Bracelet. The durability of this leather makes for long lasting projects, but also makes it […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

One of my co-workers, Erin, recently learned how to do bead embroidery and made a piece you may have seen us feature on Facebook. Today’s tips on starting an embroidery project come from what Erin learned when making this amazing necklace!

 

A great way to start a bead embroidery piece is […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Bead embroidery may seem difficult when compared to stringing or wire wrapping, but with today’s simple tips you can introduce a whole new element to your designs! You can embroider a single pendant, like in our Volcano Flame Necklace, or make an entire piece with it like our Lots O’ Dots Bracelet. You […]

Coloring Lacy’s Stiff Stuff™!

What is Lacy’s Stiff Stuff™? It may not look like much, but it’s a great beading foundation that can be used for bead embroidery, cabochon beading and more. It is flexible yet strong and is easy to pierce with a beading needle. There’s no need for an embroidery hoop to work with it. […]