Weekly Video Recap: Joyful Jewelry Making Kits And Challenges

Weekly Video Recap: Joyful Jewelry Making Kits And Challenges

Good Friday, beautiful beaders! We spent the week staying busy with  handcrafted jewelry. If you are Isolated or in a shelter-in-place area, we have some cures for your COVID-19 boredom. This week was full of quarantine crafts. We want to keep our minds and our families active. It is important to stay creative and healthy. This week we offered a new mini beading kit. We got ins…
Free Beading Project Idea: Braided Ladybug Bracelet

Free Beading Project Idea: Braided Ladybug Bracelet

Braided Ladybug Bracelet Designer Kristen Fagan Materials Black Onyx Soft Flex Beading Wire, .019 Diameter - 16" Red Coral Soft Flex Beading Wire, .019 Diameter - 32" Size 11 Matte Black Delica Beads from Fusion Beads - 30 pcs TierraCast Silver Antique Ladybug Beads from Artbeads - 2 pcs 6mm Light Siam Swarovski Crystal Bicone Bead from Fusion Beads -…
How to Knit a Necklace Chain on a Spool with Soft Flex Wire

How to Knit a Necklace Chain on a Spool with Soft Flex Wire

On this week's episode of Free Spirit Beading, knit happens! Learn how to create a black knitted wire necklace chain with Soft Flex Beading Wire on a knitting spool and then attach it to a fabulous artisan ceramic pendant for a sculptural and a designer look! How to Knit a Necklace Chain on a Spool with Soft Flex Beading Wire Learn how to create a knitted necklace chain on a k…
8 Strand Beaded Kumihimo Pattern with Pearls and Soft Flex Wire

8 Strand Beaded Kumihimo Pattern with Pearls and Soft Flex Wire

Learn how to make a fabulous beaded kumihimo design using small black peacock potato shaped freshwater pearls and black Soft Flex .014/Fine beading wire. This beaded kumihimo braid looks complex and elegant, but works up quickly. After making this 8 strand beaded kumihimo braid, you can turn it into a necklace or bracelet! This week, Sara Oehler and James Browning both shared&n…
7 Jewelry and Craft Ideas You Can Make from One Bead Strand

7 Jewelry and Craft Ideas You Can Make from One Bead Strand

From an elegant lariat necklace to wire wrapped spiders to pumpkin earrings and more, this is one very versatile mixed bead strand! Sara, James and I have all had a blast creating with our custom Great Pumpkin Bead Strand made exclusively for Soft Flex Company by Jesse James Beads. We have a handful of strands left and just put them on sale for 30% off, so it's a fittin…