18 Beading Designs For 4th Of July Jewelry

18 Beading Designs For 4th Of July Jewelry

In the USA, we are celebrating our most patriotic holiday this week. Independence Day is a holiday that is typically associated with the explosive flash and booming growls of fireworks painting the summer sky. It is a day to take a breathe and forget work. It is a day to gather with our fellow Americans and share a barbecue or picnic. It is a day of food and freedom. 2020 has been a little…
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: Learn How To Make Chainmail, Knot Bracelets, Illusion Jewelry, And More

Weekly Video Recap: Learn How To Make Chainmail, Knot Bracelets, Illusion Jewelry, And More

Can you believe it is already Easter weekend? This week, we spent our time in coronavirus quarantine, pursuing our favorite crafts and hobbies. We learned how to make chainmail and other exciting jewelry making techniques. We kept our minds busy on the things that mattered and did not dwell on the negativity. If you have a first responder or somebody working in an essential industry in your fam…
Wrap Around Knot Bracelet Tutorial with Beads and Soft Flex Wire

Wrap Around Knot Bracelet Tutorial with Beads and Soft Flex Wire

This week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, I shared how to make a beaded wrap bracelet with round beads and Soft Flex beading wire. These gorgeous 6mm Lapis and Malachite composite bead strands were added online in a limited quantity. They remind of little bead planet Earths, beautiful! Grab a strand while you can. Join the Fun in our Facebook Group Today!Daily "Beadi…
10 Questions Hobbyists And Crafters Ask

10 Questions Hobbyists And Crafters Ask

Do you love creating homemade art? Our website and social media is focused on  DIY jewelry making. But outside of handmade jewelry, a lot of us embrace all things art and craft. That lovely moment when you walk into a craft store, full of pure potential, is bliss. Why conquer one hobby when you can explore many? Today we are looking at questions that crafters and hobbyists ask. Thes…
Finished Jewelry Designs From Our Dark Heart Design Kit

Finished Jewelry Designs From Our Dark Heart Design Kit

Welcome to Kit Day. Today is our favorite  company holiday. We unveil our most recent mystery themed jewelry making kit and explore its contents. Last month we offered a Dr. Seuss inspired kit. The Whimsical Beadtastical Design Kit (Sold Out) was a cheerful ode to one of our favorite writers. We will unbox this fun kit and make some jewelry, live on Facebook.You are going to love ou…