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    This project looks a lot like a crocheted rope, but instead of taking days to make it will only take a few hours. It is made on a Japanese Marudai braiding table. You will learn both how to set up the Marudai and how to do the actual braiding. Making the Kumihimo necklace is so very fast that you will no doubt want to make lots of them. Learning this technique and the use of the Marudai will then allow you to continue with many more advanced projects.

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This is a Delica bead looming project. This bracelet is made using five colors of Delica beads. During the process of making this bracelet, you will learn how to set up the loom how to hide the ends once your bracelet is completed. This is a most delicate looking bracelet that I’m certain you will enjoy for many years to come. So what makes the Mystery Bracelet a “mystery” you ask? Like any good puzzle, you’ll have to wait until the end of the looming process for the answer.

I call this technique “Speedy Looming” because that’s exactly what it is. Beads are placed onto the warp threads before the loom is dressed and that’s what allows you to move along very quickly. In this class you will learn the technique of looming a row and then bringing in a bead from the warp threads. The process is twice as fast as normal looming and twice as sparkly since the beads end up in two different directions.

This project is just like the Star Shine Shown above but uses 2 sizes of Delica beads PLUS three wonderful lamp work flower beads. Many people believe that there are only two ways to insure 4 straight sides in beadwork, looming and square stitch. This is simply not true. Here is another way that will be a great stitch to add to your repertoire.

This project is just like the Star Shine Shown above but uses 2 sizes of Delica beads PLUS three wonderful lamp work flower beads. Many people believe that there are only two ways to insure 4 straight sides in beadwork, looming and square stitch. This is simply not true. Here is another way that will be a great stitch to add to your repertoire.

Many people believe that there are only two ways to insure 4 straight sides in beadwork, looming and square stitch. This is simply not true. Here is another way that will be a great stitch to add to your repertoire. This stitch is called Mosaic Stitch and since the holes will be going opposite of the previously mentioned techniques you will find this to a very useful stitch, indeed.

As taught at the Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee. This class was sold out at Bead and Button but now you can buy the kit. The fantastic stitch is Mosaic Stitch. This stitch is most unique and quick. There are ribbon embellishments that finish off this beautiful bracelet.

Many people believe that there are only two ways to insure 4 straight sides in beadwork, looming and square stitch. This is simply not true. Here is another way that will be a great stitch to add to your repertoire. This stitch is called Mosaic Stitch and since the holes will be going opposite of the previously mentioned techniques you will find this to a very useful stitch, indeed.

Learn how to capture a cabochon using delica beads in conjunction with Size 15 beads and also how to make a beautiful bead ruffle. No glue or leather is used in this process. The cabochon in the kit is a hand-selected piece of dichroic glass.

Learning how to use a Hamanaka is great fun. It will enable you to make this twisted spiral using Soft Flex wire bracelet. It is the only way to achieve this effect. You will also learn how to make the attached twisted end caps. What makes this piece especially appealing is that, once learned, you can make more and attach all those special items in your stash that you’ve just been waiting to show off.

Using three different size beads you will learn to produce a most attractive bracelet. The spiraling pattern and the overall chunky effect make it a most unique accessory. But, perhaps most important, this crochet rope is so very simple to make that it’s an excellent starter project for the new beader. You need to know only two stitches – chain stitch and slip stitch – to create a truly stunning piece.

Use a macrame board, some string, and a few beads of your choice to create this unique pendant.

This is a very simple and easy technique. The piece in the photo is about eighty years old, but you can duplicate it almost exactly. You will have fun making this one.

This project is made on a Japanese Marudai braiding table. The literal translation for Marudai is “round table” and that exactly what it is—a round table about three feet high with a small hole in its center. With this kit, you will learn both how to set up the Marudai and how to do the actual braiding. You can complete this necklace in just a few hours. Making the Kumihimo necklace is so very fast that you will no doubt want to make lots of them.

This is a most unique twisting stitch which yields an extremely stable thick rope using nothing but a beading needle, beads and thread. This project requires neither prior beading skills nor any special equipment.

I love art glass! It is all so beautiful. When I buy a piece I cannot wait to make a great piece of jewelry so that I can wear it and have others admire it as well. This tribute project is made on a Japanese Marudai braiding table. The literal translation for Marudai is “round table” and that exactly what it is—a round table about three feet high with a small hole in its center.

Delicate Dahlias is the most delicate piece of jewelry that you can make. It is light and lacy and can be dressed up or down. In short, it looks great with anything. Just a small amount of crochet experience is required. The necklace is made in small, manageable pieces and then assembled making this an easy to accomplish project.

This circle of double ribbed Ndebele rays makes a dazzling sunflower focal point that may be worn on either a necklace (as shown) or removed and worn on a bracelet. You will learn how to make a double Ndebele ruffle and to capture a dichroic cabochon using only beads. The kit includes all of the materials to make the necklace as shown.

This project looks a lot like a crocheted rope, but instead of taking days to make it will only take a few hours. It is made on a Japanese Marudai braiding table. You will learn both how to set up the Marudai and how to do the actual braiding. Making the Kumihimo necklace is so very fast that you will no doubt want to make lots of them. Learning this technique and the use of the Marudai will then allow you to continue with many more advanced projects.