Starflower Garden Necklace – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here:  Starflower Garden Necklace Step-by-Step

Title of our class:  
Starflower Garden Necklace

Description for our class:
In this class we will combine techniques to create a bead woven, floral necklace that is perfect for spring!

The Recorded Class Is Here:

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes

Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.
Danielle on Facebook linked here.

Right Angle Weave Rope Bracelets – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here:  Right Angle Weave Rope

Description for our class:

In this class we will review right-angle-weave stitch to create a drapey rope using John Bead Czech Glass seed beads. The finished design is both flexible and holds its shape. This stitch can be worked with any size beads. The sample shown was created with a Size 6/0 Czech Glass Seed Bead mix. Size 10/0 beads are used to attach the clasp.

The Recorded Class Is Here:

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.
Danielle on Facebook linked here.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  on this blog are here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Beaded Slider Bracelets! – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here: Slider Bracelets Step-by-Step

Description for our class:
Create these fun, slider bracelets in a flash! Two-drop, even count peyote technique is used to create each band. The finished edge is added using brick stitch technique to hold the slider charms in position on the band.

 

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.
Danielle on Facebook linked here.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  on this blog are here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Earth Valentines, Globe Stitch Bracelets! – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here:  Earth Valentines Step-by-Step

Description for our class:

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.
Danielle on Facebook linked here.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  on this blog are here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Pearl Cuff Bracelets – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The recorded live class is here (Canadians must click on the link twice)
Class Project PDF is here: Pearl Cuff Bracelets Step-by-Step

Live Class took place January 15th, 5pm Central Time

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.
Danielle on Facebook linked here.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  on this blog are here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Rouge Pearls from Swarovski

Swarovski Rouge Pearls
Swarovski’s vibrant new color ― the richest, most lustrous red ever. Get inspired Luxe designs which command attention. Use the new Crystal Rouge Pearl in a variety of sizes to create outstanding look-at-me jewelry.  Lena Gillespie has created several pieces of jewelry to inspire you which we will feature on our Facebook page.

Swarovski has also created a free PDF project step by step for everyone, featuring the new pearls.

Swarovski_Crystal_Rouge_instruction_project

The Birds and the Beads Jewelry Featuring New Swarovski Pearl Collection

We could not think of a better way to show you the new colours in the Spring/Summer 2016 collection from Swarovski than by featuring this necklace.

All of these pastel colors will give your projects a special touch.

Swarovski has created free project instructions for both these designs.  We have linked them here along with all the other wonderful new Spring/Summer 2016 ideas.

Swarovski Spring/Summer 2016 Projects