How to Make a Rainbow Wrap Around Knot Bracelet with Crystals

How to Make a Rainbow Wrap Around Knot Bracelet with Crystals

This week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, I show how to make a woven bracelet using rainbow colored crystal beads, Soft Touch™ and Soft Flex® beading wire on a Mini Macrame Board. This wrap knot technique can be adjusted for larger beads and thicker diameter beading wire if desired. I share a few similar tutorials with different materials at the bottom of this…
Weekly Video Recap: Themed Jewelry Making - Wonder Woman, Pantone Classic Blue, And Tokyo Nights

Weekly Video Recap: Themed Jewelry Making - Wonder Woman, Pantone Classic Blue, And Tokyo Nights

Do you like working with a theme when you make jewelry? It is fun to pick and choose your favorite beads from a stash for a project. But, we think having a theme of colors to work with is amazing. This week we explored themed  jewelry making. We released our latest quad collection of beading wire and a mix of beads that celebrates Pantone's Color of the Year. We designed beaded…
3 Beaded Earrings Made with the Amazon Princess Bead Mix and Trios

3 Beaded Earrings Made with the Amazon Princess Bead Mix and Trios

This week, I shared 3 different techniques for making simple teardrop and hoop earrings with Soft Flex flexible beading wire. These DIY beaded earring designs are beginner friendly. You don’t need much in the way of supplies, just some basic jewelry tools such as a pair of cutters, crimping pliers and chain nose pliers, assortment of beads, beading wire, and earring findings!  3 DI…
Weekly Video Recap: Amazing Themed Jewelry - Purple Polka Dots, Amazon Princess, And Tokyo Nights

Weekly Video Recap: Amazing Themed Jewelry - Purple Polka Dots, Amazon Princess, And Tokyo Nights

Happy Friday, beautiful beaders! Did you join us for our live videos this week? If not, this is an easy way to catch up and binge watch. We love to explore jewelry making and share techniques and tips. We think it is like getting a free online beading class. Check out our week in videos. You are going to have a lot of fun. It is a great way to connect with a beading community, ev…
How to Make a Beaded Chain Necklace with Beading Wire and Crimps

How to Make a Beaded Chain Necklace with Beading Wire and Crimps

Oh my goodness! Our newest exclusive and limited time Purple Polka Dot Bead Strand is pretty. Purple lovers, and I know there are a lot of you out there, this one is for you! I decided to break my strand up and reconnect it into a beaded chain with Soft Flex flexible beading wire and crimps. There is a whole lot of magical crimping going on with this one!  How to Make…
Finished Jewelry Designs From Our La Fleur Design Kit

Finished Jewelry Designs From Our La Fleur Design Kit

It's Kit Day! The most awesome day of the month! Kit Day is a  Soft Flex Company holiday. If you are a member of our VIB Facebook group or part of our social media community, you are probably as excited as we are. Kit Day is when we reveal our latest mystery jewelry making kit on Facebook - live - and then make some fun jewelry. In tandem, we release our newest design…