Tuesday Tips and Tricks: Why 2 Inch Headpins are My Favorite for Wire Wrapping

Wire Wrapping can be a challenging technique to master when you are still a beginner. After taking my first class on wire wrapping, I left feeling quite close to tears with frustration. I was determined (and if I’m honest, still trying) to master the wire wrap loop. If I have learned anything from my fellow […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

The head of most head pins has a diameter of approximately 1-2mm. That diameter is compatible with the majority of beads, but sometimes I’ll find a batch of head pins with a slightly smaller head or I’ll want to use a bead with a larger hole. You can use today’s trick any time a […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Head pins are one of the most commonly used jewelry findings. They provide a quick and easy way to create earrings, pendants and other beaded components. Standard head pins have a 1.5-2mm diameter head, which works with most beads. But what do you do when your bead keep slipping off the head pin? […]

Replenish Your Beading Basics Giveaway!

This giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Helouise V.  on winning this wonderful assortment of jewelry basics! We hope you enjoy!

Now that the holiday gift making madness is over, you may be looking to replenish your stock of all the beading basics you’ve used up! We’re giving you the opportunity to win a […]