Bead embroidery is different from beadweaving. Instead of stitching beads to beads, you stitch them to a backing material, such as fabric, Stiff Stuff, leather, or faux leather.
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Bead Embroidery Heart Ornament
Learn two important bead embroidery stitches while making a cute beaded heart with this tutorial.
Basic Bead Embroidery Stitches Tutorial
This step by step tutorial walks you through beaded backstitch, the basic stitch used for bead embroidery, using seed beads and two variations using bugle beads and larger freshwater pearls.
How to Stitch a Peyote Bezel Around a Cabochon With a Backing
Easy, step-by-step directions to stitch a peyote bezel around a cabochon that has a backing attached to it.
Learn How to Do Bead Embroidery - How to Use Brass Bead Embroidery Blanks
Brass bead embroidery blanks are a great way to give form and shape to your bead embroidery pieces. Learn how to trace around a brass embroidery blank to create a piece of bead embroidery that will fit it perfectly for a professional look.
Basic Bead Embroidery Materials
Information about basic bead embroidery materials that are used to create beaded jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Bead embroidery can also be used to stitch other types of beaded art like belts, bags, pouches and wall hangings.
Bead Embroidery Basics: Bead Embroidery Linings
Information about the different types of bead embroidery linings available. Bead embroidery linings are used to stiffen and help shape your finished bead embroidery and are stitched underneath a backing layer.
Bead Embroidery Basics: Embroidery Foundations
Information about some of the many different types of foundations that can be used with bead embroidery to stitch beautiful beaded jewelry.
Bead Embroidery Basics: Bead Embroidery Backings
Information about some different types of bead embroidery backings. Bead embroidery backings are the final layer in a bead embroidered piece and hold the bead embroidery lining in place.