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Beading Basics

This growing category contains articles and tutorials for beginning beaders. It's being expanded over time as new articles are added to the site. Be sure to click into the subcategories for help finding the exact information you need.
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  2. Beading Tools and Supplies (32)
  3. Beadweaving Skills (80)
  4. Beadwork Archive (51)
  5. Wirework (2)

10 Beadweaving Supplies for Beginning Beaders
Learn which beading supplies you should purchase to get started beadweaving.

Share Your Experience With Beading Supplies
Which supplies would you recommend to new beaders?

How to Attach Your Bead-If-Forward Square to Its Backing
Learn how to attach your beadwork to backing material for inclusion in the annual Bead-It-Forward charity quilt project sponsored by Bead&Button magazine.

A Beader's Toolkit - Making a Beader's Basic Toolkit
This is a list of basic essential tools that you should have before learning how to do beadwork. Make a beader's basic toolkit with these items to have handy whenever you sit down to do off-loom beadweaving. All of the items in this beader's basic toolkit can be easily packed up to take your beading on the go with you.

How to Learn to Do Beadwork
How to Learn to Do Beadwork: A Beginners Guide

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