Find Beading Inspiration With Cross Stitch Patterns!

What’s your go-to source for new bead weaving patterns?

Chances are, if you’re like me, you probably said “books, magazines, and beading websites”. Recently, though, I came to a huge revelation while looking for Eastern European folk costumes online: cross stitch patterns are perfectly suited for square stitch and loom designs! I’m sure I’m […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Today’s tips will show you how to get the best results when adding a bar pin to a fabric-backed cabochon or component. My amazing co-worker Rebecca recently gifted me with a bead bezeled cabochon that I can’t wait to wear, so let’s get started!

Choose where to stitch the bar pin to your project. I […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

The first netting project I ever tried was our Creepy Crawler Bracelet. I was really excited to make this Halloween piece, but it used all Opaque Black Round Japanese Seed Beads. Because all of my beads were the same color it was very difficult for me to follow the pattern and remember which […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Humans come in a wonderful variety of shapes and sizes! That means a bracelet I make for myself might not be the right size for a friend. Some bracelet designs can be made adjustable with an extender chain, but you can use today’s trick to make your bead woven bracelets fit more than one […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Our Inspiration Projects are meant to be a starting point for your own creativity. Fusion’s team of talented designers gathers everything you need to make amazing jewelry together in one place – all of the supplies and instructions are right there waiting for you. But what if you want to make the project in […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

It takes practice to master a new bead weaving stitch. Each time I learn a new Technique I make a 1-2 inch sample piece of bead weaving. Making these swatches helps me learn something new without committing to creating an entire piece of jewelry. I often use bigger beads that I would normally choose, like […]