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Making seed bead tutorials


#1

hi does anyone know of any basic beginners tuts on making seed bead
necklaces or beading wire chain necklaces? ive searched but not
coming up with much,

Thanks, Lori


#2

http://glitterglowbeading.com/?page_id=380 a very long list of links
of sites that have free beading tutorials. Some of the links have
LOTS of tutorials.

Hope that helps. :slight_smile:
Janice


#3
hi does anyone know of any basic beginners tuts on making seed
bead necklaces or beading wire chain necklaces? 

You can probably find them on jewelrylessons.com.

Elaine
http://www.CreativeTextureTools.com


#4

Maybe a dumb answer/question but have you checked with your bead
supplier? You might have to use techniques designed for other types
of beading and modify them for what you want. An example might be
adapting loom work to make a flat fitting necklace or tie.

I’m not aware of a specific book to help you with your projects
though. You might look at old beading magazine articles or bead
jewelry magazines. Sorry I can’t be more help but if you contact me
direct with more specifics I’ll see what I can do to help. My wife
and used to own a bead store specializing in seed beads for the
Indian community in our area and we both have made several types of
items so maybe one of can help.

jack in Chattaroy
Wa.


#5

Try Interweave Beading Daily thats what they are all about. They
have thousands of project and instructions on how to.

Rick McC.


#6

Jack, I dont do bead weaving as I am not that experienced yet, I am
still on the beginner level of beading necklaces and such, so I was
looking for tuts on that and something to give me different ideas. a
lot of the online hunts i have found are very advanced and intensive
and I dont feel I am ready for that yet. Thanks so much, Lori


#7

Lori,

I was looking for tuts on that and something to give me different
ideas. A lot of the online hunts i have found are very advanced and
intensive and I dont feel I am ready for that yet. 

Each issue of “Bead & Button” magazine (paper edition) has a section
in the back called “basics” that cover in detail, with sketches, how
to do any of the steps referred to by projects presented in the
magazine. If my memory serves well, that mag always has basic,
intermediate, and advanced projects. The editor started as you are;
ie, she was an experienced editor of a model train mag, but had never
done beading. She developed the “basics” section so that anyone could
just pick up the mag and do the project.

Have fun!
Lorraine


#8

Buy a beading magazine (e.g., Bead & Button, BeadStyle) and read
their ads. Many suppliers offer free tutorials. Fire Mountain is one
example.

All the best (from a non-beader)
Judy Bjorkman