Free Ideas: Artbeads.com - You Are My Sunshine You Are My Sunshine Bracelets InstructionsDesigned by Cheri Carlson Brighten up your days with these eye-catching bracelets. These bracelets are a fun project for you and your little one to do together. How to Make a Double Strand White Pearl Bracelet with Orange Seed beads Pearl beads and seed beads can make various beautiful bracelets. For this double stand pearl bracelet, I use white pearl, sky blue glass beads and orange seed beads. Just like a long wave, lifelike and delicate. Now follow me to design your own pearl and seed bead bracelet patterns. Stitching the Rainbow: Learning How to Use Color in Your Bead-weaving One of the best things I ever did for my bead-weaving was to learn about color theory. I was always envious of my artist friends back in college who spent their days mixing colors of paint and learning the secrets of color theory and use. When I learned how to do bead-weaving during my last few years of college, I usually just went with the colors of beads specified in the beading patterns I was making and didn't really bother too much with picking out my own colors. Once I started designing my own beading projects, however, all that changed -- I realized that I needed to learn for myself how to use color effectively, and that meant studying basic color theory. Learning how to apply basic color theory to my beaded jewelry designs made my finished projects bolder, and more like, well, me.
DIY Friendship Bracelet For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY. Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends?
How to Make a Pony Bead Cuff Bracelet for Golden Autumn This cuff bracelet is made out of pony beads, and the ribbon bowknot to end this pony bead bracelet. I choose warm colors like orange, yellow, green as the main colors, which make it full with harvest, you can dress it in autumn. I believe you will fall in love with this pony bead bracelet. Come and follow me! How Many Beads Do I Need to Bezel a Rivoli? There are a few things you need to know in order to stitch a good, secure peyote stitch bezel around a Swarovski crystal Rivoli. Delica beads are probably the easiest beads to use in order to stitch a peyote bezel around a Rivoli. Their cylindrical shape make it easy to stitch in peyote stitch, and if you use size 11 Delicas, this allows for the addition of rows of smaller size 15 beads to tighten the bezel a bit. It should be noted that these amounts can be adjusted according to how tightly or loosely you like to stitch. But you should always begin with an even number of beads in order to have the "step up" at the end of each round and to make the rows of the bezel even as you go.
DIY Chainmail Jewelry on How to Make a Jump Ring Bracelet with Colorful Wood Beads I think everyone who likes DIY jewelry will be very familiar with jump rings. In this jump ring bracelet pattern, I want to make a bracelet all with jump rings and wood beads, which may make you more youthful and charming. Make sure you have big size jump rings, and then follow me to learn how to make a jump ring bracelet! Materials needed on how to make a jump ring bracelet: All About Nylon Beading Cord: S-Lon, Superlon, C-Lon - Kumihimo Disk & Plate What is S-Lon, Superlon, C-Lon? S-Lon, Superlon, and C-Lon are brand names for the same product, a plied and bonded nylon string that is very popular for use in kumihimo and other jewelry braiding. S-Lon and Superlon are the brand names used by The Beadsmith/Helby bead distributors, and C-Lon is the brand name used by Caravan Beads bead distributors. Both companies supply bead stores around the world, so your local bead store probably buys from one or the other and that determines which brand they stock. The product is made at the same factory, on the same equipment, and to the same specifications; the only difference is that C-Lon is a taller spool than S-Lon/Superlon and C-Lon has more yardage on each spool.
Dragonfly Bangles copyright 2015 Deborah Roberti Scroll down to the bottom of this page for links to beads used in the photo above and more color combinations. MATERIALS (for a 7-inch bracelet, not including clasp) • 2-3 yards of 6 lb. FireLine • About 130-150 size 11/0 seed beads • About 32-36 size 4mm fire-polished beads • About 7-9 SuperDuo beads • About 28-36 MiniDuo beads • About 8-10 Czech two-hole beads (Czechmates tile and brick beads, Rulla beads or more SuperDuo beads work best) • clasp Step 1: Thread your needle with 2-3 yards of FireLine (or start with a length that you feel comfortable with and add more later).
DIY Project: Apple Stamp Table Runner With fall in full swing, it seems that everyone is heading out to their local orchard and picking apples. The after effects of those trips are an abundance of indulgent desserts flooding my Instagram feed. Instead of using all of the apples to make pies and other yummy treats, I thought why not decorate my kitchen table? Using an apple stamp I made myself, I created a simple and chic table runner that’s perfect for fall. I stuck to a black and white color palette so the overall look steers clear of “elementary school art class” and stays firmly in my personal style. Whether you pick the apples from a tree or from the produce section, this is a great DIY project that will instantly add a bit of seasonal flair to your home.
Bead Crochet Rope Jewelry Making Instructions Step by step bead crochet rope instructions. Beading a rope to make bracelets or necklaces is easy once you have that light bulb moment! Beaded crochet ropes are worked in circular crochet. Seed Bead Sizes, Conversion charts for your seed beads. Seed bead sizes, for your seed bead project check out these conversion charts to help you determine the number of beads required for your design. When creating your seed bead jewelry remember when measuring the length of your finished item allow for your spacer beads and for your jewelry clasp. Don't be afraid of combining different seed bead sizes such as size 6 seed beads and size 8 in the same project, mixing and matching the different colours as well as different sized adds to the beauty of your seed bead jewelry. Kids just love being creative and easy projects for them to start on are beaded safety pin patterns, mixing and matching the beautiful colours to make a simple necklace or bracelet on thread or wire and then advancing to creating their favorite animal. There are many designs where you need to add bulk or fill in and these tiny ones will be perfect as they come in a large range of colour, shapes and material. Seed bead hanks are loops of beads strung on thin cotton strands.
Jewelry / Joyería Flower collar/ Cuello de flores Flower necklace #3/ Collar de flores #3 Beads’ necklace #3/ Collar de cuentas #3 Beads necklace #2/ Collar de cuentas #2 Stuffed bracelet/ Pulsera con relleno Beads Per Inch Chart Use the chart below to determine how many of a certain size bead it takes to cover one inch of a beaded strand. This can help you plan out a bead stringing design, or calculate how many beads you'll receive when you purchase beads by the strand. To estimate how many beads make up a strand of a certain length, multiply the beads-per-inch (from the right-hand column, below) by the length of the strand in inches.