Free Beading Project Idea: Easter Basket Necklace

Free Beading Project Idea: Easter Basket Necklace

Easter Basket Necklace Designer Jamie Hogsett Skill Level Intermediate Materials Clasp - 1 set 20 gauge Soft Flex Craft Wire in Peacock Blue, Purple, Yellow and Fuschia Colors3mm Sterling Silver Jump Rings (or jump rings made of 22 gauge Soft Flex Craft Wire as shown here) - 40 pcs Tools Cutters LoopRite Looping Pliers Nylon Jaw Pliers WigJig Olympus Lite Wonderfu…
Weekly Video Recap: The Cat In The Hat, Beach Bracelets, And Wire Wrapped Rings

Weekly Video Recap: The Cat In The Hat, Beach Bracelets, And Wire Wrapped Rings

Good Friday to you lovely people. We hope you are staying safe and the news is not getting you down. We spent the week making some magic with our  Whimsical Beadtastical Design Kit (Sold Out). If you love Dr. Seuss, this kit is right up your alley! We watched our friends make some delightful jewelry and we learned how to wire wrap a ring with a captured bead. Doesn't that sound…
It's Easy Being Green

It's Easy Being Green

Are you ready for winter to finally be over? At  Soft Flex Company, we are all excited for the leafy palette of spring. The cold blues and whites of winter are elegant and wonderful, but the grassy splendor of green is a welcome change. Today, we are revisiting one of our archive articles. Melissa J. Lee had some lush ideas for summer jewelry that we think are fantastic for St. Patr…
Free Beading Project Idea: Whimsical Beadtastical Necklace

Free Beading Project Idea: Whimsical Beadtastical Necklace

Whimsical Beadtastical Necklace Thanks for joining me on Soft Flex Company Facebook Live today. I made a fringe necklace using the new Whimsical Beadtastical Trio and beads from the matching bead mix. Designer Sara Oehler Supplies: Whimsical Beadtastical Trios Beading Wire Pack Whimsical Beadtastical Bead Mix Hammered Metal Texture…
5 Techniques Every Beader Should Know

5 Techniques Every Beader Should Know

Would you like to become a better beader?  Making jewelry is an easy craft to pick up, but if you want to master your skills, you need to expand your technical knowledge. Today, we have collected five techniques we think are essential for becoming a better bead stringer. We will teach you how to crimp. How to open a jump ring. How to make handcrafted ear wires and more. If you…