Bead Shapes and Finishes

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In yesterday’s post we looked at manufacturers, sizes, and some shapes of seed beads. Today we’ll finish looking at shapes and talk about finishes. The names companies use for these might change but the shapes and finishes stay consistent. Shapes Round and cylindrical seed beads aren’t the only ones out there. The popularity of these […]

Needlepoint Videos from Kreinik

Originally posted 2009-07-13 06:43:12. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLike many other needlepointers, I love Kreinik threads and use them often. I have several drawers in my thread stash devoted to them and often they inspire a piece of needlework. But now Kreinik has given us even more to teach and delight us. They have videos […]

Fantastic Video on Beading with Great Eye Candy

Originally posted 2011-11-19 06:47:55. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBeadpoint is the technique of stitching a needlepoint canvas entirely in beads. There have been a few books on the technique (one reviewed here) but it can still be confusing to many stitchers. I found a simply fantastic video on YouTube on beadpoint. In it you’ll learn: […]