Beadwork How To

Beadwork is a simple hobby that you can adopt that will keep you occupied for hours. The scope of the hobby is large enough for you to be engrossed in the activity all the time. You can start with learning the basic types of beadwork and hen graduate to creating different kinds of products. The interesting aspect of beadwork as a hobby is that you can start with something as simple as a beadwork bracelet and then go on to other areas of beadwork like creating dresses with beadwork. You can even start to make beadwork jewelry in order to present it to your friends and family.

While beadwork as a hobby is not expensive, the level to which you take it depends entirely on you. This is based on the quality and type of beads that you purchase for your work. A good way to start beadwork would be to learn the Peyote stitch. Once you have this under control, making you stop is likely to be difficult.

Using Beadwork on Fabric

Some of the best patterns can be created by using beads on apparel. Not only can you convert a simple dress into one that you can wear at a formal occasion, you can choose to do the beadwork to suit the event as well. Choose happy and bright colors if you are planning to wear the dress at a fete or a carnival and choose white and grey high quality Japanese seed beads in case you are trying to cr...


3D Beading

While there are limited resources for 3D beading, there is no denying the variety of things that you can make once you have learnt this art. 3D beading can be used to create armbands, rings, lockets, earrings, handbags, wall hangings, decorative items and more. In almost all 3D beading projects you will need the specific beads that you are planning to use, needles, beading wire and other accesso...


Making a Beadwork Bracelet

To make a stringed bead bracelet is one of the first things that you may want to do. While the process of making a beads bracelet is extremely easy, the results are extremely gratifying. All that you need in order to make a beaded bracelet includes beading wire, French wire or bullion and the beads of your choice. Try and choose two beads of varying size with one as the main bead. This will help...


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