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sa   BEAD
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Seed bead chains. Part 1. Elegant seed bead chain in a chevron pattern is made from bugle beads and seed beads. Also includes instructions for attaching a chevron chain to the crossbar of a French twist hair comb.
BEAD & BUTTON #3 Jun 1994 pg. 19

Tip suggests using Insulated Test Clips to secure beading work in progress.
BEAD & BUTTON #6 Dec 1994 pg. 4

Tips describes using polymer clay to make beading easier. (1) As filling for chipped or too-large holes in beads. (2) To make a more comfortable handle on a tissue slicer.
BEAD & BUTTON #9 Jun 1995 pg. 4

Tip describes how to convert a used-up lip balm dispenser into a twist-up applicator for beeswax.
BEAD & BUTTON #9 Jun 1995 pg. 4

Beading techniques. (1) Binding the ends of cords or a tassel. (2) Beaded backstitch. (3) Two-bead fret edging.
BEAD & BUTTON #14 Jun 1996 pg. 17

Tip describes over-the-counter dental tools that are handy tools for a beader.
BEAD & BUTTON #22 Dec 1997 pg. 8

How to craft two- and three-dimensional beaded stars.
BEAD & BUTTON #22 Dec 1997 pg. 50

Tip suggests using seed beads for knots to tie up clamshell bead tips.
BEAD & BUTTON #24 Apr 1998 pg. 9

A technique that uses tape to simplify Comanche ladder beading with bugle beads.
BEAD & BUTTON #26 Aug 1998 pg. 10

How to stiffen a beaded rosette with plastic.
BEAD & BUTTON #27 Oct 1998 pg. 8

Tip shows how to make a graph and stitch guide for a peyote-stitch pattern.
BEAD & BUTTON #27 Oct 1998 pg. 10

French beaded wire petals. Instructions for making leaf or petal shapes and for using them for earrings, button covers, a candlestick garland and lampshade ornamentation.
BEAD & BUTTON #27 Oct 1998 pg. 32

Two beading patterns. (1) Peyote-stitch china doll. (2) Even-count peyote-stitch flower-garden design with a cat figure in one corner is suitable for an amulet bag.
BEAD & BUTTON #28 Dec 1998 pg. 26

Barnacle rocks. Small stones are covered with beads using the peyote stitch. The barnacle embellishments are created from assorted beads.
BEAD & BUTTON #29 Feb 1999 pg. 50

How to cap special beads with wire wraps.
BEAD & BUTTON #31 Jun 1999 pg. 26

Advice on how to start and maintain a successful bead business on the Internet.
BEAD & BUTTON #32 Aug 1999 pg. 18

How to break out a bead that is a visible mistake from completed bead work.
BEAD & BUTTON #34 Dec 1999 pg. 8

Elegant peyote-stitch beaded frame with an open back accents a cabochon.
BEAD & BUTTON #34 Dec 1999 pg. 54

How to make a beaded belt or headband. Includes instructions on how to make a bead-weaving loom.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1972 (v.50#1) pg. 42

How to make a loom for bead craft. Includes instructions for making a neckerchief slide or watch fob as your first project. Several designs for bead patterns are shown.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1973 (v.63#2) pg. 60

How to build a beading loom.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1976 (v.66#11) pg. 41

Bead insects for kids to make. Includes instructions for a ladybug and a fly.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 26

Beaded backyard buddies, a beading project for kids. (1) Gilbert the Geco and (2) Sluggo the Snail.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 14

How to make paper beads from washable wallpaper. Includes instructions for making three necklaces and two styles of earrings.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #62 Apr 1978 (v.6#2) pg. 32

How to string beads on monofilament and knot the strings to make coasters, doilies, placemats and a napkin ring.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #71 Oct 1979 (v.6#11) pg. 32

Make beads from scraps of wallpaper or other decorative paper.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #89 Oct 1982 (v.8#5) pg. 28

Recipe for curing rose petals to be used in potpourri or rose jars. Recipe for rose petal beads included. Instructions and pattern for making sachets also given.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1976 (v.6#8) pg. 34

How to make macrame beads from wooden spools. Includes patterns to carve or woodburn on the outside of the beads.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1977 (v.8#3) pg. 77

Soft jewelry made from fabrics and silk embroidery. Instructions for embroidered brooches and fabric beads.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1980 (v.11#3) pg. 10

Paper bead jewelry. Includes instructions for making metal dowels for rolling paper beads.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1980 (v.11#4) pg. 6

Clown (4" tall) is made by stringing beads on wire.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1981 (v.12#3) pg. 65

Victorian beaded box. Glue strands of cut glass beads to a round wooden box to form a flower and butterfly design.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 16 1982 (v.95#16) pg. 114, 162

How to make paper beads from colorful magazine covers.
HANDMADE Summer 1982 (v.2#2) pg. 20

Summer beads you can make from self hardening or low-fire clay.
HANDMADE #15 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 112

The bead addict. Part 9. Chains for pendants. How to make necklace chains from fishing leader, sterling tubes and jasper tubes.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #537 Jul 1982 pg. 34

The bead maker. Beginning a new series on fashioning a variety of bead shapes. Part 1. History, design and selecting the best gem materials.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #541 Nov 1982 pg. 88

The bead maker. Part 2. How to make cubic and cylindrical beads.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #542 Dec 1982 pg. 32

The bead maker. Part 3. Round beads made by turning.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #543 Jan 1983 pg. 30

The bead maker. Part 4. Using a bead mill.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #544 Feb 1983 pg. 30

The bead maker. Part 5. Calibrating a bead mill. Drilling beads.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #545 Mar 1983 pg. 24

Hints for bead workers. Tips on stringing and types of clasps to use.

Beads, beads, beads. Part 1. A look at centuries of tradition in the bead world.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #559 May 1984 pg. 14

Beads, beads, beads. Part 2. Ideas for making strands of baroque beads.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #560 Jun 1984 pg. 14

Beads, beads, beads. Part 4. Bead stringing is covered in depth.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #562 Aug 1984 pg. 46

Tip: Make a bead stringing needle from "tigertail" (plastic coated steel wire).
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #564 Oct 1984 pg. 14

The world of jewelry findings. Part 3. Bead stringing materials.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #565 Nov 1984 pg. 24

Kitchen table method of stringing beads uses several sizes of needles and a rolled towel.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #569 Apr 1985 pg. 14

More twists to twist beads. A few ideas for twisting beads in a variety of styles.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #572 Jul 1985 pg. 14

How to make sand clay beads from corn starch, sand and water.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 (v.8#2) pg. 80, 112

How to make paper beads from old magazine pages.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 (v.8#2) pg. 88, 117

An assortment of beads and other objects to make from cornstarch "play clay".
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1979 (v.9#2) pg. 66, 106

The basics of bead making for the lapidary craftsman.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Apr 1979 (v.33#1) pg. 184

Creativity with beads. How to string various styles of beads and turn them into necklaces, bracelets, etc.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1981 (v.35#5) pg. 996

Beads are beautiful. Some tips on selecting and stringing beads.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1984 (v.38#5) pg. 664

Tip: How to improve the color of rose quartz beads.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1985 (v.39#9) pg. 15

Some guidelines on stringing beads.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1986 (v.40#9) pg. 68

Restoring antique Venetian trade beads. How old glass trade beads can be refinished for wearing today.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1987 (v.41#6) pg. 40

Beads and things. Recycling unused gemstone beads into jewelry or "friendship jugs".
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1987 (v.41#6) pg. 63

How to make square or rectangular gemstone beads without a bead mill.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1987 (v.41#6) pg. 69

Tips on making round beads from gemstone material.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1989 (v.43#6) pg. 86

Tip on using a mechanical drafting pencil to grip small metal beads for soldering.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jan 1990 (v.43#10) pg. 97

Beaded bezels. Part 2. Applique bead work (called contouring or bead embroidery) is used to incorporate cabochons and small carvings into beaded designs.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Apr 1993 (v.47#1) pg. 75

The African money dictionary. An alphabetical listing of the special words and phrases describing "African money" agate beads and their intended markets.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Apr 1994 (v.48#1) pg. 181

Bead wrapping technique is a quick and easy way to create individual beaded beads. A beginner seed bead project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1995 (v.49#4) pg. 67

Setting up shop. Tips for beginners in the bead business on achieving style on a low budget.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1996 (v.49#12) pg. 82

Netted beads. An intermediate-to-advanced seed bead project. Tiny beads are strung into a netting that covers a larger bead.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Oct 1996 (v.50#7) pg. 169

Designing with art glass beads. Tips for beginning-to-intermediate bead jewelers.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Oct 1998 (v.52#7) pg. 153

Round wooden pin in Day/Night motif is worked by coloring wooden beads with felt-tipped pens. Other bead work by Neil Blanck shown.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1979 (v.24#3) pg. 138, 185

How to make rose beads from rose petals and string them to make necklaces.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #82 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 80

Velvet bows with beaded bands in the center. Charts furnished for three beading patterns. Can be used for gift wraps or hair accessories.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Jun 1989 (v.12#3) pg. 14

Beaded inset for the top of a wooden jewelry box and matching back for a hand-held mirror are worked in counted cross-stitch.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1986 (v.9#1) pg. 11, 24, 42

Cross-and-lily picture is worked in beaded cross-stitch. Finished size: 8"x10".
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1986 (v.9#2) pg. 15, 21, 43

A look at some of the most popular types of Victorian fancywork.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1974 (v.2#9) pg. 9

Tips on selecting a cord for stringing beads.
THREADS #6 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 10

An introduction to loom beading, the art of stringing (weaving) glass beads into decorative designs.
THREADS #20 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 66

An introduction to bead knitting and instructions for making a bead purse.
THREADS #24 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 24
Added Info THREADS #25 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 4
Added Info THREADS #26 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 4

Tip: Use plastic dental-floss threaders for stringing small beads.
THREADS #25 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 9

Great Scott! Sculpting with beads. A primer on the peyote stitch.
THREADS #36 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 67

How to make beads from a dough made from white bread, white glue and glycerine.
WORKBASKET May 1979 (v.44#8) pg. 29

Make a glass bead basket from safety pins and beads.
WORKBASKET Mar 1984 (v.49#5) pg. 20