DIY Beading Club Monthly Lesson Plan – Issue 5

BEADING JEWELRY MAKING TUTORIALS

 

1. Beaded Flower Ring

This is an interesting beading project. Through this tutorial, you will learn how to make to a ring band using right angle weave technique (RAW). RAW is one of the easiest stitches to learn. When two needles are used, it is often called cross-weaving (because the threads cross in opposite directions through the beads) and is the basic stitch used for Japanese-style beadwork.

 

2. Beaded Umbrella Ring

This is an elegant and beautiful ring based on the concept of an Umbrella! I am using sparkling crystals and seed beads to make this ring. The tutorial comes with pictorial step by step guides. So it is easy to follow even for a beginner.

 

 

CHAIN MAILLE JEWELRY MAKING TUTORIALS

 

3. Choo Choo Train Chain Maile bracelet Tutorial

This tutorial is based on variation from European 1 in 4 technique to create an elegantly simple bracelet and earrings. You just simply need basic supplies such as jump rings and beads. You can mix and match using different materials and colors of jump rings as well as beads to come up with many beautiful variations.

 

4. Bird Nest Chain Bracelet

The chain weave also know as Byzantine Chain, an ancient chain pattern. A shape of each block looks like to bird nest especially if you add some beads around it. Chain maille technique is wonderful.. By using simple materials such as jump rings and beads, you can create all sorts of beautiful and creative designs! Though simple enough to do, most beginners might find it difficult to begin with.

 

 

WIRE JEWELRY MAKING TUTORIALS

 

5. Fly Can Be Pretty Too!

Learn how to use simple materials and turn them to a beautiful insect. The fly pendant is a very versatile design as you can come up with your own design by altering the technique. You can alter the size of the pendant, add more beads or position the spirals differently to come up with your own unique design. While I was creating the fly, I imagine I can turn it to a beetle, octopus or simply any pendant that is decorated with beautiful spirals.

 

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