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The colors of Canyon Rapids come together in this bracelet. Cheri combined copper, coral, and turquoise seed beads in a mesmerizing Cellini spiral stitch rope. The swirling pattern comes to a point at the center of the bracelet, where she added a fun tassel. You can see more ideas for all kinds of bead stitches in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends offer beautiful color combinations to inspire your designs. Cheri used our Black Jade Blend along with fire-polished beads and bugle beads in these fun fringe earrings. She used the colors in the Blend to inspire her color choices for the other beads in the design. You can see more inspiration for using some of our Seed Bead Blends in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, Miyuki
There are so many ways to mix your beads with other materials like fabric and yarn. Cheri created this bracelet with TOHO seed beads and ribbons and yarns on the Ricks Beading Loom. She even knotted her fabrics on the edges of her bracelet to add even more style. You can see more ideas for adding fabrics and fibers into your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe Episode.
Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends are wonderful options for freeform patterns like the one in this 2-drop peyote stitch bracelet. The colors work perfectly together, allowing you to pick up beads at random and see where your imagination takes you. See more inspiration for using Designer Seed Bead Blends in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, TOHO
Artbeads Designer Blends featuring Swarovski Crystal create the perfect color palette in this intricate necklace design. Cheri used the 1-step looper from The Beadsmith to make custom beaded link chain featuring her chosen Blends. A bold tassel with a beaded cap completes the look. You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
We used The Beadsmith 1-step 2.25mm looper plier to make the simple loops for our beaded links. If you prefer, you can make simple loops with the help of chain and round nose pliers, instead. It is important to note that one 1-inch antique brass-plated 20 gauge eye pin is long enough to make two links.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Kabela Design, Artbeads
Brick stitch allows you to create almost any kind of shape imaginable! The fun part of the stitch is that it's easy to increase and decrease to suit your needs. Cheri used the stitch to create this adorable elephant. See more inspiration for small brick stitch pieces and even some peyote stitch projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread
Our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends each include the perfect colors to use together in your jewelry designs. You can mix them up at random or use them to create cool patterns in your projects. Cheri made a diagonal striped pattern within her peyote stitch bracelet by combining the colors of the Succulent Designer Blend and the Silver Slipper Designer Blend.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads
The Russian spiral stitch allows you to create amazing beaded designs full of mesmerizing style. Cheri used Czech glass fire-polished beads in rainbow colors to create this ombre-style bracelet. She stitched the ends together to show the continuous beauty of the stitch. Learn how to do the Russian spiral stitch and see more design inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Seed beads make it easy to express yourself in jewelry designs. Cheri used TOHO Treasures to create cute patterns that will add a loving touch to your style. She created a heart and arrow design in the rings she made, but you could easily use these seed beads to create words and other shapes. The TOHO Treasures are fun to work with, thanks to their uniform and cylindrical shape.
Swarovski Velvet Brown pearls make a fabulous focal in these beaded earrings. Seed beads and Swarovski bicones featuring the Shimmer effect surround the decadent pearls, adding texture, dimension, and color. You can see more ideas featuring fun Swarovski pieces in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO
Beads can make simple ornaments come alive with holiday magic! These ornaments were covered with a netting stitch to create a fabulous display. The pattern is the same for each ornament, but number of beads can vary. You can embellish them with fringe for an even fancier look. For a printable version of these instructions, please see the PDF below.
- BrandFireLine, TOHO, Swarovski
Sometimes the simplest of techniques are made extraordinary by the right color pattern. Cheri came up with this captivating pattern for her loomed bracelet and the results are truly enchanting. The pop of shining silver really makes the block design come alive in a mesmerizing way. Learn how to make this bracelet and add Hypnotic Blocks to your style!
- BrandMiyuki, KO Thread
You can use the brick stitch to create adorable custom Christmas ornaments for your tree! Cheri used TOHO Treasure seed beads to create this cute snow globe design. The inside of the snow globe features a sweet snow man. She finished the look with a cute velvet ribbon bow. You'll love creating this keepsake. Make more ornaments like this one with our free printable seed bead graph paper.
Unique bead shapes can turn a simple bead weaving pattern into something spectacular. Cheri used CzechMates Diamond Beads and Brick Beads to create this cool look. You see the edges of the Diamond Beads when they are used in the pattern, so they give this piece a really fun dimension. Discover even more unique bead shapes from CzechMates here.
- BrandKO Thread, CzechMates
TOHO Aiko seed beads are precision cylinder beads that line up almost perfectly in your stitched and loomed designs. You can really see how precise they are in this loomed bracelet featuring a pattern full of colorful squares. All of the beads line up beautifully in each square and you'll love the color choices! Not only do TOHO Aiko seed beads look amazing in your jewelry, but they create a silken feeling within projects, too.
Lovely tones of copper are the star of this peyote stitch creation! Cheri used seed beads from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend to achieve this eye-catching color palette. She complemented the seed beads with small fire-polished beauties to finish the look. Discover more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandKO Thread, TierraCast, Artbeads, TOHO
Centerline cuffs are easy to embellish with seed beads. Cheri stitched small Delicas into the center of this bracelet for a colorful accent. She also used her thread in unique ways around the beads to add even more color and texture. You can use any seed bead and thread colors you like for this simple look!
- BrandMiyuki, KO Thread
It's fun to try the Russian spiral stitch in different color ways to see what kind of looks you can come up with. Cheri tried the stitch in both blue and orange colors to show how different the stitch looks when you switch up the colors. You can also switch up your bead shapes to create even more variation within the stitch. Learn how to do the Russian spiral stitch and see more design inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
The colors of the seed beads in this bracelet dance together, creating a cheerful display of shining style. The perfectly-coordinated colors come from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend. With the colors already picked out for you, you can concentrate on learning the Cubic Right Angle Weave when making this bracelet!
- BrandB&B Benbassat, TOHO, Artbeads, KO Thread
Use O beads in all new ways by learning how to make these bracelets. These peyote stitch stunners receive unique embellishments in the form of O beads paired with TOHOs in colors that match the bracelets perfectly. These bracelets are the perfect way to add more color to your style!
- BrandKO Thread, TOHO, Miyuki
Centerline cuffs feature a cut-out center with small holes framing the cut-out, so you can embellish them in unique ways. Cheri made a peyote stitch strip and stitched it onto the cuff using the holes. An Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend provides the perfect color palette for this quick project. Don't be afraid to use different types of beads to embellish your Centerline cuff!
The herringbone stitch is what makes this bracelet so hypnotic. The turquoise beads at the center of the stitch look like a river flowing past tranquil green banks. This bracelet not only looks great, but feels great when wearing it! Learn how to make this bracelet and add a Herringbone River to your style!
- BrandMiyuki, KO Thread, TOHO