Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

There are all sorts of fun and innovative ways that you can use findings in your jewelry, but some of the most creative designs happen when you think outside the box. Take bead caps, for example. Open loops on the edges of bead caps don’t have to just be decorative; they can be […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

It can be difficult to determine how much stringing material you’ll need for a project, especially for bead weaving, bead crochet, and kumihimo braiding techniques. Thankfully, new tools and supplies are being introduced all the time to help beaders save time and materials, and none more so than the Wire Knitter/Kumihimo Weight!

The […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Here’s an easy way to add a bright pop of color to your designs in an unexpected way: dress up your clasp with wire coiling!

First, choose your clasp. S-clasps, hook and eye clasps, and toggle clasps are all excellent options to use. You can also create your own clasp with our Handmade […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

This week I learned how to make a new finding – paddle head pins! It was a little tricky to get the hang of these, but they gave my necklace a totally different look. You can use today’s tips to get the best results with your paddle head pins!

Using the right materials […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Whether on clothing or jewelry or even a purse, I love the motion of tassels and how they feel when you wear them. I especially love how quick they are to put together and that you can make them out of everything from thread and cotton cord to leather and chain. Today you can […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

I try to keep a Fusion Beads tape measure in my bag at all times, but every once in a while I’m caught without one. If you’re in a bind you can use today’s trick to take a wrist measurement on the fly!

This is how I take wrist measurements when I don’t […]