1. Home
Send to a Friend via Email

Updated Articles and Resources

By Ada Lio

Updated Articles and Resources
  • Beading Stitches Used to Make Beaded Ropes Created: Friday, December 03, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    A list of beading stitches used to make beaded ropes. Beaded ropes can be made with tubular variations of flat off-loom beadweaving stitches or with some beading stitches that do not have flat vers...
  • How to Learn to Do Beadwork Created: Monday, February 17, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014
    How to Learn to Do Beadwork: A Beginners Guide
  • French Knitter Necklace Created: Friday, February 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014
    French Knitter Necklace
  • Bead Show Tips Created: Saturday, February 15, 2014 Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014
    Bead Show Tips - How to Make Shopping a Bead Show More Pleasant
  • Review: The French Knitter from Clover USA Created: Friday, February 14, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014
    Vicki O'Dell reviews The French Knitter from Clover USA
  • How to Make a Tila Bead Bracelet Video Created: Friday, February 15, 2013 Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013
    Tila beads can be used for any number of beautiful pieces of jewelry, including bracelets. This video from About.com will show you one method for making a tila bead bracelet.
  • Beadwork - What is Beadwork? Created: Monday, January 17, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    What is beadwork? This article answers the question, "What is beadwork?" and gives examples of different types of beadwork and beading.
  • Vote for Your Beadwork Favorites in the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards Created: Friday, February 11, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    This is the place to see who won in the Beadwork categories in the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
  • Open Backed Peyote Bezel Tutorial Created: Sunday, December 06, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    A tutorial for how to create an open-backed bezel for a cabochon using peyote stitch.
  • Top 10 Gifts for Beaders Created: Wednesday, November 25, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Ten great gift ideas for your favorite beader or for yourself.
  • How to Make a 2-Strand Clasp Created: Saturday, August 29, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    A step by step set of instructions on how to make a wire-wrapped 2-strand clasp out of a set of 2-hole beads.
  • Tila Beads - User Reviews of Tila Beads Created: Friday, October 22, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    User submitted reviews of Tila beads, manufactured by the Miyuki Company of Japan.
  • Local Bead Shop Reviews Created: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Reviews of local, independently-owned bead shops submitted by readers.
  • Local Bead Shop Reviews Created: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Reviews of local, independently-owned bead shops submitted by readers.
  • Show and Tell Your Beading and Beadwork Blogs Created: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    A place to submit information about your blog about beading or beadwork. Tell us a little bit about why you blog, what you write about, what motivates you, and any advice you have for someone who i...
  • Show and Tell Your Beading and Beadwork Blogs Created: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    A place to submit information about your blog about beading or beadwork. Tell us a little bit about why you blog, what you write about, what motivates you, and any advice you have for someone who i...
  • The Many Shapes of Seed Beads Created: Friday, January 22, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Descriptions of the most common types of shaped seed beads and some ideas for incorporating them into your beadwork.
  • Sources of Inspiration Created: Saturday, November 28, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Do you have a favorite source of inspiration for your beadweaving designs? If so, share it here.
  • Great Gifts for Beaders Created: Saturday, November 28, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Are you searching for the perfect gift for your favorite beader or looking for a treat for yourself? Here are some great ideas for a special gift for holiday time or any time.
  • Top 10 Beading Books Created: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    My picks for the Top 10 Beading Books for your beading book library.
  • How To Have a Beading Party Created: Monday, August 10, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Some ideas for throwing your own informal beading get-together with friends.
  • Seed Bead Basics Created: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Seed beads are the basis of every beautiful beading project and there is so much to know about them! From Czech to Japanese seed beads, bead finishes, shapes, sizes and colors, here is a starting ...
  • Show and Tell Your Beading Area Created: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Show and Tell your beading area with other readers. Tell us about your lighting, where you sit, your work surface and give some advice for others who are also looking to set up or change where they...
  • Show and Tell Your Beading Area Created: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Show and Tell your beading area with other readers. Tell us about your lighting, where you sit, your work surface and give some advice for others who are also looking to set up or change where they...
  • Show and Tell Your Favorite Beading Stitch Created: Monday, May 03, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Readers tell us about their favorite beading stitch, and show off a project or two that they made using that stitch.
  • Show and Tell Your Favorite Beading Stitch Created: Monday, May 03, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Readers tell us about their favorite beading stitch, and show off a project or two that they made using that stitch.
  • How Did You Get Started in Beadwork? Created: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Tell us how you got started in beadwork. What inspired you? Was it an accident? Did you decide that you wanted to learn a new craft? If you still have it, show us a picture of your very first beadi...
  • How Did You Get Started in Beadwork? Created: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Tell us how you got started in beadwork. What inspired you? Was it an accident? Did you decide that you wanted to learn a new craft? If you still have it, show us a picture of your very first beadi...
  • Beading on a Budget Created: Wednesday, June 24, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Worried about finances but still want to make new pieces of beadwork? Try some of these suggestions for making your beading dollar go further.
  • 5 Tips for Better Beading Classes Created: Friday, June 19, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    A few helpful suggestions to keep in mind when signing up and attending a beading class.
  • 5 Beadweaving Must Have Tools Created: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    A list of 5 essential tools to make beadweaving easier for everyone.
  • What Is African Lace? Video Created: Monday, February 04, 2013 Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013
    African lace is a complex, beautiful beading pattern that you can make yourself. This About.com video will show you how to go about making an African lace pattern with beads.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.