Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

One of the most frustrating things for me with a loom project is piercing a warp thread. A pierced warp means I can’t shift the beads and could skew the entire project. It also keeps you from taking advantage of the easy finishing features of Ricks Bead Loom or the Jewel Loom. You can use […]

A Recipe For Your Leftover Beads!

Most beaders would consider themselves to be bead collectors as well. We tend to “collect” beads for various reasons: we love the color, it was on sale, we may need more than we think, it’s pretty, and my favorite, “just because”. With all of the leftovers and collected beads that pile up, what is […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

There are lots of reasons not to finish a beading project. I’ve abandoned designs when I’ve run out of supplies, time or even inspiration. Many jewelry projects can be taken apart to reuse the materials, but half-finished loom projects are hard to dismantle and feel to me like a waste of thread. If […]