Crescent Beads In Bead Embroidery

Crescent Beads In Bead Embroidery. Tips And Ideas.

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Tips

When it comes to bead embroidery, not all the beads are created equally. Some are perfect for covering flat areas and coloring them, some – might be more compelling and suitable for a variety of tasks. Crescent beads are fun to use for bead embroidery. Let’s explore how! Crescent Beads In Bead Embroidery. Larger beads […]

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Beading Resolutions

Beading Resolutions

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What do you want to achieve next year? What would you be proud of accomplishing? What is more realistic and doable? No matter how serious you are about your craft hobby, you want to have some goals set for the nearest future. “Yeah, right!” Resolutions I promise not to hoard I promise to sort beads […]

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Bracelet Tutorial with Honeycomb Beads

Bracelet Tutorial with Honeycomb Beads

Posted Svetlana Tips, Tutorials

Finally a bracelet, that is easy and quick to make! It doesn’t require learning any special stitches. This honeycomb bracelet tutorial is perfect for beginners. It is also good for everybody who likes creating little jewelry gifts for holidays. I included some tips on materials. As a person who embraces a change, I always look […]

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Blue Lace Agate Pendant and Earrings Set

How To Teach Yourself CRAW Stitch

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Cubic Right Angle Weave is called “the most versatile stitch” for a reason. I can’t imagine a thing this stitch couldn’t do. Serving many functions in beaded jewelry, CRAW is capable of adapting to numerous different beadwork applications. Ever since I learned it, I keep redesigning my already existing jewelry pieces in my mind using […]

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Albion Stitch Explored

Albion Stitch Explored

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Ever had an idea, but wasn’t sure how to implement it? I often draw a new project in my mind only to leave it in that imaginary form for a long long time. Why? I am not always sure what stitch I need to use for the elements of the design. This is when I […]

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How to use color cards for beadwork design - Svetlana.Gallery blog

How To Use Color Cards For Beadwork Design

Posted Svetlana Color, Tips

Not good at color matching? No problem! Let your local paint store do that for you! If you haven’t painted a wall in your house recently, chances are you passed by a local paint store many times without even thinking that it could help you design your next beadwork piece.  Just walk in and head […]

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How And When To Use A Big Eye Needle - Beading Tips

How And When To Use A Big Eye Needle

Posted Svetlana Beading Ideas, Tips

Have you ever been frustrated trying to thread a beading needle? Postponing a beading project just because you are tired of numerous attempts trying to thread that needle sound familiar to you? Luckily, there is a solution! The right tool for the job is a big eye needle. When I finished my little jade bead […]

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The easiest way to select colors for bead embroidery

The Easiest Way To Select Colors For Bead Embroidery

Posted Svetlana Color, Tips

It is not a secret that color is probably the first most important factor in the art creation. Color attracts spectators and creates an emotional impact. Deciding on colors for the bead embroidery piece is as important as choosing other elements such as techniques, stitches or beads. I already wrote on basics of color palette […]

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Pyrite Pendant Bead Embroidery -Don't Throw Away Your Bent Needle - Svetlana.Gallery Blog

Don’t Throw Away Your Bent Needle

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You might regret it later! It is not a secret that very often beading needle gets tired and curves its back to show that it had enough. Don’t send it to a needle doctor! Bent needle is not a problem. It is a solution in some cases of bead embroidery. Recently when I was working […]

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5 Books To Read About Beading - Svetlana.Gallery Blog

5 Books to Read About Beading

Posted Svetlana Beads, Tips

There are million books written about beading. This article is for you if you feel lost as I was when I started to learn beading techniques. I can recommend many but today I will focus on 5 books that will help to lay a great foundation for your future beading success. I will explain why […]

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