Login
 

Due to the arrival of our newest bead babe, all orders received after 1 June will be shipped approx mid-June.

 

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

HOW TO's

This page is being updated most days at the moment. Keep checking in :)
______________________________

BASICS: Memory Wire & Stretch

Materials Links
Stretch Basics
"How To's' explained simply
 
Memory Wire Basics 
"How To's' explained simply
HOW TO:
Basic Stretch Bracelet
Learn how to secure stretch firmly and well.
 
HOW-TO-stretch

btn downloadpdf
 
HOW TO:
Memory Wire
It's not just for kids! This How To give options for finishing the ends and sample photos for memory wire.
HOW-TO-MEMORY
btn downloadpdf

 
HOW TO:
Stretchy Charm Bracelet
Combine chain linking skills with stretch to make this dangly bracelet, a winner for all ages.
2011-Project-for-Web-114
btn downloadpdf
   
BottomLine

BASICS: Flexible Beading Wire

Materials Links
Flexible Wire Techniques
"How To's' explained simply
 
BASIC PROJECTS 
Make it, and learn along the way
HOW TO:
Attach a clasp
Learn how to attach a clasp to a necklace or bracelet using flexible beading wire (tigertail or softflex) and crimp beads.
how-to-clasp
btn downloadpdf
 
HOW TO:
Make a strung necklace
Learn how to attach string a necklace using flexible beading wire (tigertail or softflex) and crimp beads. Includes design tips.
592203b6af9e889406668aa1c08f6e5a-983
btn downloadpdf
     
HOW TO:
Crimp Covers
Learn how to attach a crimp cover for a neat and professional finish to your project.
HOW TO-CRIMP-COVER
btn downloadpdf
 
HOW TO:
Make a scoop drop necklace
Learn how to attach string a necklace using flexible beading wire (tigertail or softflex) and crimp beads. Includes design tips.
Beg-Beading-THUMB2-702
btn downloadpdf
     
HOW TO:
Join a long necklace
Learn how to securely connect a long necklace to go straight over your head - no clasp required.
HOW-TO-long-join-485
 
HOW TO:
Make a tigertail
& chain necklace
No making loops or using jumprings! This is an easy, strong and effective technique, great for beginners.
HOWTO-chain-tt
btn downloadpdf
 
 
BottomLine

BASICS: Chain Linking and Wrapping

Materials Links
Chain Linking Techniques
"How To's' explained simply
 
BASIC PROJECTS 
Make it, and learn along the way
HOW TO:
Make a basic loop 
Learn the correct techniques to make perfect loops and lovely earrings. Includes design tips and composition ideas.
How-To-earring

 
btn downloadpdf
 
HOW TO:
Make chandelier earrings
Tips, techniques and ideas for making dangly chandelier style earrings. It is best if you have made some basic earrings first.
 
HOW-TO-Chand

btn downloadpdf
     
HOW TO:
Make a Linked Necklace
Make a gorgeous chain necklace incorporating beads and chain, plus, matching earrings. A great way to practice your chain linking techniques.
HOW-TO-chainlinking
btn downloadpdf+-
 
 
 



 
BottomLine

 
   
     
     

HOW TO: Button Angels
Make these little cuties - fast, fun and easy! Great for present toppers, festive earrings or the Christmas tree.
ButtonAngelsTHUMB Link To:
- wings






btn downloadpdf

HOW TO: Little Beaded Angels
Make these little cuties - fast, fun and easy! Great for present toppers, festive earrings or the Christmas tree.
LittleAngel-THUMB Link To:
- wings
- trumpet flowers






btn downloadpdf

HOW TO: Beaded Dragonfly
Learn how to make your own unique glass tile using any laser printed image or scarpbooking paper.
HowToDragonfly1 Link To:
- seed beads
- 28g wire

 



 
btn downloadpdf

HOW TO: Glass Tile Pendant
Learn how to make your own unique glass tile using any laser printed image or scarpbooking paper.
HOW-TO-glasstile Link To:
- glass tile jewellery supplies

 



 
btn downloadpdf

HOW TO: Facet Surround
Learn how to make a basic bezel - facet surround a glass tile or other flat backed stone.
HOW-TO-facetsurround Link To:
- glass tile jewellery supplies
- foundation fabric



 
btn downloadpdf







 



HOW TO: Viking Knitting
Learn how to make this centuries old gorgeous woven wire rope the fast and easy way! Look at our Gallery Page for loads of inspiration.

HOW-TO-VikingKnit
Link To:
Tools
Wire
Toggles
Cones





btn downloadpdf

HOW TO: Basic Peyote Stitch
Learn the basics of this very versatile and useful stitch. Get familiar with the basics before starting on the more advanced projects.
How-To-PEYOTE
Link To:
Seed Beads
Silamide
Needles
Toggles





btn downloadpdf
 
Keep an eye out as we will keep adding new How To's . . . there are lots more to come up yet!
Feel free to request one, just contact us

 

SPECIAL PROJECT: Russian Rope

JPEGRussianRope-546
btn downloadpdf
vv
 
vv
swarovskiartistic wiresoftflexgriffinbead smithmiyukistreet magic
laybuy2
SIGN UP FOR OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER
Discounts, special offers, news & new arrivals
 
Signing up will automatically create an account for you.
Queen Bead will confirm the account and you will receive a confirmation email
Email