Bead Cluster Kumihimo Braided Necklace with Soft Flex Beading Wire

Bead Cluster Kumihimo Braided Necklace with Soft Flex Beading Wire

Bead Cluster Kumihimo Braided Necklace with Soft Flex Beading WireLearn how to make a fabulous beaded kumihimo design using seed beads, cathedral beads and Soft Flex .019/Medium beading wire. This beaded kumihimo braid looks complex, but works up quickly. In this video, Kristen shares how to kumihimo on a round disk with an 8-wrap pattern. You will need (8) 36" strands of Soft Flex beading wi…
Weekly Video Recap: Rattan Wicker Jewelry And A Live Beading Party With Joyce From Just Bead It

Weekly Video Recap: Rattan Wicker Jewelry And A Live Beading Party With Joyce From Just Bead It

Have you recovered from the Great Bead Extravaganza? That was such an amazing journey. Whether you marathoned all of the live jewelry making classes or just caught some here and there, it was such an awesome variety of beading techniques and incredible finished jewelry. This week, we moved forward with more beading fun. We made some modern Boho styled jewelry for fall. We held a …
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…
Top 10 Craft Wire Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Craft Wire Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Craft Wire Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel Soft Flex Craft Wire is a high quality, permanently colored copper wire. It is resistant to scratching, peeling and marring. This is due to the special enameling process used to coat the wire to produce the wide spectrum of colors we offer. After the enamel is applied, the wire is then clear coated to prevent tarnishing. B…
Weekly Video Recap: Christmas Crafts, Kumihimo, Chain Mail, And A Zoom Beading Party

Weekly Video Recap: Christmas Crafts, Kumihimo, Chain Mail, And A Zoom Beading Party

Happy Friday, happy people! We had a huge week of instructive and exciting jewelry making videos. We touched on so many different crafts. You don't want to miss this wrap up! There is something here for everybody. And, shhhh, we started looking at Christmas craft ideas early. This has been such a strange roller coaster ride of a year, we decided to look forward. 2021 can't come soon e…
The Definitive Guide To Jewelry Making From Our Beading Experts

The Definitive Guide To Jewelry Making From Our Beading Experts

Elevate your jewelry making. We have a guide on how to start simple, learn how to make jewelry, and then break the rules. Your hand crafted jewelry is going to be amazing with these tips. We want you to be a forward thinker. Every piece of jewelry is a learning experience. Don't rush your crafts. Explore colors and shapes. Explore your findings and components. Don't fear failure, it c…