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: […]

Ideas for Storing Your Beads

For stitchers bead storage should be small and clear and have separate tops. (photo from Darice)

As beads and embellishments become more popular, stitchers look for ways to store and organize beads, sequins, and other small embellihsments. Whatever you pick, look for these features. Clear – A label may not be enough to tell color. Your containers should be clear, not translucent. Small – Many bead containers are too big for […]

Bead Embroidery – Book Review

copyright Royal School of Needlework

Essential Stitch Guides, Search Press, 2013, ISBN: 978-1844489237, $21.95 The newest book in the Royal School of Needlework series, this little volume is one of the best. While light on basic how-tos, it has an extensive and nicely written history of beadwork (often given short shrift in these books), and has tons of stitch diagrams. […]