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how to add beads to cross stitch

How to Add Beads to Cross Stitch

Jane Greenoff, author of The New Cross Stitcher’s Bible shares her tips on how to add beads to cross stitch…. Using beads is one of the most satisfying embellishment techniques when you are straying away from pure cross stitch. Their use is highly effective, whether you intend to combine the beads with your cross stitches…

Kumihimo Patterns for Beaded Jewellery

The Japanese braiding technique, kumihimo, has become really popular as a way to make beautiful, handmade jewellery Traditionally, it was done using wooden tools called Marudai but the availability of specially designed foam boards means this technique is now accessible to everyone. The Beginner’s Guide to Kumihimo will unravel the mysteries of this technique and have…

Trend Spotlight | Crafting With Fuse Beads!

Fuse beads have long been a popular material used for creating eye-catching and stunning objects, while allowing your imagination to run wild. It’s so easy to create fun, colourful designs that, with very little equipment, can be turned into pictures, jewellery, 3D objects, gifts, home decor and much more… What are fuse beads? Fuse beads…

Stitch Craft Create Magazine | August 2014

We always aim to bring you something new and unique, and this month is no exception! There’s a great selection of 18 brilliant summer craft projects in the August 2014 issue of the Stitch Craft Create magazine that we hope will tempt you to be creative… Summer is the time for treats, and this month’s…

Sewing on Sequins | The Great British Sewing Bee

The alteration challenge on the final of The Great British Sewing Bee is embellishing a bag with decorative hand sewing techniques. And what better way to jazz up any project and give it a bit of sparkle than to cover it in shimmering sequins! If you’ve never tried sewing on sequins before, it can be…

Make Your Own Jewellery | Free eBook

Learn to make your own jewellery with this free eBook Necklace Making Collection eBookMore often then not you find yourself looking for the perfect accessory to match that great work outfit or beaded creation for your big night out. Now, with this fabulous jewellery making  eBook, you will be making your very own necklaces to…

Beaded Scarf Knitting Pattern

This beautiful beaded scarf knitting pattern by Laura Whitcher will keep you snug and stylish. Made with just three balls of yarn and delicate bead embellishments, this beaded scarf knitting pattern is sure to be a hit whatever the weather. You Will Need 4mm (US size 6) knitting needles Cable needle 3 x 50g balls blue…