Weekly Video Recap: New Year, New DIY Jewelry Making Ideas

Weekly Video Recap: New Year, New DIY Jewelry Making Ideas

Happy New Year! We hope everybody had a wonderful holiday season. We hope you are refreshed and ready to conquer. 2021 is going to a be a blast! If you are one of the beautiful beaders in our community, we would love to see the beading crafts and holiday jewelry you made over the holiday break. Post your work in our  VIB group! If you are a new hobby crafter or just interested in le…
Free Beading Project Idea: WigJig Gift Tag

Free Beading Project Idea: WigJig Gift Tag

WigJig Gift Tag Designer Kristen Fagan Skill Level Beginner Materials 20 gauge Non Tarnish Silver Soft Flex Craft Wire - 16" 22 gauge Non Tarnish Silver Soft Flex Craft Wire - 12" Pink Size 8° Round Japanese Seed Beads - 24 pcs Card Stock - 5" x 2 1/2" unfolded Ribbon - 12" Tools WigJig Olympus Lite with Pegs Nylon Jaw Pliers…
Create a Beaded Guardian Angel Ornament with Soft Flex Craft Wire

Create a Beaded Guardian Angel Ornament with Soft Flex Craft Wire

Create a Beaded Guardian Angel Ornament with Craft WireThis week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, we created a heartfelt keepsake ornament. Keep your guardian angel with you this holiday season with this handmade DIY Guardian Angel Christmas Tree Ornament or Suncatcher. We made this with just a few beads from the White Christmas Bead Mix (sold out) and Soft Flex Craft Wire in 2…
Learn How To Make A DIY Lariat Necklace

Learn How To Make A DIY Lariat Necklace

Would you like to learn how to make a beaded lariat necklace? If you are a beginner, this fun jewelry style is a great way to master  new techniques and learn how to break the rules. Lariats are, basically, long necklaces that do not require a clasp to finish. Fundamentally, lariats are a single length of beaded cord, beading wire, or chain. They are not closed into a loop…
Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel Kumihimo means 'gathered threads' in Japanese. It is a form of braiding. Kumihimo braids can be used to create decorative lace, cords, jewelry or clothing accessories. Historically, Kumihimo braids have been used in Samurai armor and weaponry. The braids were used as a functional knit for their armor pieces. Decorativ…