Although wire often falls under the same category as beading threads like Nymo, the variety of wire types, and the variety of ways in which in can be used for jewelry design, really make it more akin to the beads themselves. From stringing on nylon coated wire, to elaborate bezel techniques,...

Inspirational Beading: What is your favorite technique or method to use them? Ellen: Since I'm primarily a fiber artist, I mostly use beads as an embellishment for my knitted, crocheted, and needlefelted creations. My favorite use of beads in combination with fiber is to make fiber...

One of my favorite things about creating Inspirational Beading, is having the opportunity to connect with beaders all over the world. Thanks to instant translation, I can share with bead lovers in dozens of languages, and it makes me so glad to live in the internet age. Inspirational Beading...

Good luck, and happy beading! I would like to thank Sixth & Spring Books and SOHO Publishing for giving me the opportunity to review and enjoy this book. Inspirational Beading has not received paid compensation for featuring products in this post. I have shared my sincere opinions of this...

Three years ago this month, Inspirational Beading had only one post. But, considering the amount of work behind it, it was a big one. After what seemed like weeks and weeks of stitching, I shared an incredibly ambitious bead embroidery project. In square inches, it might be the largest piece I...

Compared with previous months, November 2008 was a fairly steady month here on Inspirational Beading. Although there were only three posts in all, I was beading steadily and chronicling each piece with a new found momentum. I was really starting to like the concept of beading and blogging side...

Before I tell you about some new and exciting things happening here on Inspirational Beading, I want to extend a huge thank you to all of my readers. Your visits and comments make writing worthwhile, and I hope I can continue to bring you lots of inspiration and fun beading ideas for years to...

It's fun, and sometimes a little scary, to go back and review old posts. For me, it's wonderful to see how much my designs and photography have improved, along with my skills as a blogger. To celebrate how far Inspirational Beading has come, we're going to go back and take a look at some...

Although wire often falls under the same category as beading threads like Nymo, the variety of wire types, and the variety of ways in which in can be used for jewelry design, really make it more akin to the beads themselves. From stringing on nylon coated wire, to elaborate bezel techniques,...

I was very excited when I noticed that Turkey was one of the top visitors to Inspirational Beading in August, and I couldn't wait to start searching for some gorgeous bead and jewelry inspirations from this wonderfully exotic part of the world. Turkey is one of the world's oldest inhabited...

 

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