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…
Weekly Video Recap: Learn How To Make Earrings And The Great Bead Extravaganza Follow Up

Weekly Video Recap: Learn How To Make Earrings And The Great Bead Extravaganza Follow Up

Did you catch our  Great Bead Extravaganza last weekend? It was an amazing virtual bead show, full of inventive jewelry designers and exciting bead stores. The idea blossomed when we caught ourselves discussing how much we missed the fun and community that working a bead show brought us. We miss the days of seeing our friends, seeing our smiling customers, and watching jewelry making dem…
3 Colorful Bracelet Projects To Make With Your Favorite Trios Beading Wire Packs

3 Colorful Bracelet Projects To Make With Your Favorite Trios Beading Wire Packs

Happy Wednesday to you! What is your favorite  Trios Beading Wire Pack? Do you like the mystery of Black Magic? Do you love the vibrant pop of Egg Hunt? How about the festive Holly Jolly Trios? There is a lot to love. Each Trios pack evokes a feeling, if you love color.  Today, we are going to look at three  free project designs made with different Trios. Each des…
Free Beading Project Idea: Econo Beaded Wine Charms

Free Beading Project Idea: Econo Beaded Wine Charms

Econo Beaded Wine Charms Designer Sara Oehler Skill Level Beginner Materials Econoflex Wire, .014 Diameter - 2 1/2", using 4 different colors Lobster Clasp Jump Ring 2x2mm Crimp Tubes - 2 pcs Swarovski Charms 4mm Czech Beads Tools Regular Crimping Pliers Cutters Instructions Step 1: Use 2 1/2" of wire to string…
Make Bead Jewelry with 2020 Fall/Winter Pantone Color-Military Olive

Make Bead Jewelry with 2020 Fall/Winter Pantone Color-Military Olive

Make Bead Jewelry with 2020 Fall/Winter Pantone Color-Military OliveThis week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, let's created a mixed media jewelry design that incorporates bead stringing, crimping and wire wrapping for a variety of textures and interest. This tutorial used the Military Olive Pantone Bead Strand & Pantone Bead Mix exclusive to Soft Flex Company with Hammertone Ring C…
Make Your Own Candy Corn Bracelet & Earrings for Halloween

Make Your Own Candy Corn Bracelet & Earrings for Halloween

Make Your Own Candy Corn Bracelet & Earrings for HalloweenThis week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, I share how to make your own candy corn Jewelry! Obsessed with candy corn since childhood? Enjoy the cuter side of Halloween? Watch me unveil the Halloween Mini Design Kit and make a sugary sweet candy corn beaded bracelet and pair of earrings!Supplies:Halloween Mini Design KitCrimpi…