Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

One of the most amazing aspects of beading is its interconnectivity with other craft art forms. We have all seen beads and crystals used to embellish knitting projects, quilts or clothing. But have you ever thought of how items traditionally used in fabric arts can be repurposed in jewelry projects? Take for example the […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Looking to update an old button-up blouse or sweater from your wardrobe with a fresh new look? Try switching out your tired old buttons with colorful Swarovski Crystal buttons, trendy TierraCast® buttons, whimsical Green Girl Studios buttons, and more! You can even design your own mixed media fasteners with Nunn Design bezel buttons!

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DIY Jean Cuff

We just launched a great new tool on our site: the Crystal Applicator Tool! This fabulous gadget is used to set a variety of stylish Swarovski Crystal components into fabric: Jeans Buttons, Decorative Buttons, Snap Fasteners, Rivets, and Rose Pins. I was so excited to try the tool out once I laid […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Buttons are all around us – on our clothes, in the kitchen junk drawer, in your stash of sewing supplies, and even on FusionBeads.com! Our designers often feature buttons in the closures of their wrapped cord bracelets, but today’s tips will help you expand your button repertoire with different ways to include these […]