KLIK Cuffs With Hand Crafted Buttons

 

I have a new set of favorite cuffs to share with you!

In order to make them, I needed Button Covers (1) a vintage piece of linen (2) and KLIK glue on snap bases (3).

 

Making your own buttons are easy if you buy a well known sewing supply called a button cover.  Our new KLIK snap bases are designed to make attaching buttons easy.  The wire back of the button gets glued into the snap..so nothing has to be cut.

Here are my vintage linen buttons after I placed them in my button cover sets.

The buttons were pretty, but beaded edges made them even lovelier.  I was so pleased to upcycle the hand embroidery on the linen.

I simply glued the KLIK snap base to the button.

I also made a few extra snap buttons with Dazzle-it resin sew-on stones.  Now I can mix and match these into my KLIK projects.

These are so gorgeous on the KLIK leather cuffs!

The entire KLIK collection can be seen online.

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PRECIOSA Pellet™ & Thorn™ Bracelet Of Thorns

The PRECIOSA Pellet™ & Thorn™ collection at John Bead has had a line extension of 15 more colours.

This summer I had the opportunity to study these two sample bracelets which are in our showroom.

The combination of  PRECIOSA Pellet™ & Thorn™ beads makes this bracelet design so pleasing.

The title most used is “bracelet of thorns.”

The bracelet looks complex but as you can see is a simple wire project.

The colour combinations are endless.

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Shades of Gray – Dazzle-it Leather Cord Kumihimo

Creating a kumihimo necklace with leather cord is just a joy!  My braid is so unique and I can see myself wearing this unadorned and perhaps later with a pendant.

I used our Dazzle-it kumihimo disk to create my braid.

The new collection of genuine leather cord includes metallics, so I used the silver and grey in various sizes to create my necklace.

Here is a closer look at all my cords.

I didn’t waste one bit of my braid.  I had a few extra inches of braid which I used to make this necklace.

Twenty Four colours to choose from in three sizes!

 

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Flat Leather For Designer Jewelry

These gorgeous bracelets were designed by Fernando DaSilva to highlight all the new colour options in our flat leather collection.

The addition of pearls makes this bracelet very feminine.

The flat leather animal prints are gorgeous.

Fernando combined the animal prints with solid colours.

 

He used our new Metal Complex oblong punch to create the open areas and also added a grooved line to the inside leather for additional detail work.

Our slider collection makes adding additional embellishment a breeze.

 

Your options are endless!

 

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New Preciosa Villa Pressed Beads

We have new Preciosa Villa colours in the catalog!

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60 Years in Business

We officially turned 60 over the weekend!  The highlights of our company history are now gathered into one easy to review section.

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World Heart Day is September 29th!

We have gathered all our hearts in one easy to peruse section on our website. This assortment of colours and styles make it easy for anyone to celebrate World Heart Day next month.

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The John Bead Company 60 Years In Business -The 2010′s

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The John Bead Company 60 Years In Business -The 2010′s

 

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The John Bead Company 60 Years In Business -The Turn of The Century

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