What can I make with beads other than jewelry?
Check out these super fun beaded crafts that making working with beads exciting again between your regular jewelry projects!
- Beaded lizards. VIEW IN GALLERY.
- Tetris magnets.
- BBQ bead sun catchers.
- Pony bead fish.
- Hungry Caterpillar.
- Beaded linen twine bookmark.
- Pearl bead and burlap napkin rings.
- Perler bead buttons.
What do you need to make seed bead jewelry?
- 3-4 different colored seed beads, size 11/0.
- 1 seed bead needle.
- Jewelry nylon.
- 1 extender chain.
- Jump rings.
- Double-cup bead tip.
- Charms (optional)
What can I do with vintage beads?
7 Ideas for What To Do With Leftover Beads
- Make Earrings. I love earring patterns.
- Use As Accent Beads.
- Create Beaded Fringe.
- Make A Bead Mix.
- Create A Bead Soup.
- Make A Repair Kit.
- Give Leftover Beads Away.
What needle do you use for seed beads?
English beading needles in sizes 10 and 12 are the best choices for use with size 11 seed beads. You can also use a size 10 sharps or short beading needle for these beads if you need to maneuver through a tight spot.
What can I do with glass seed beads?
A seed bead is a generic term for any small glass bead. Seed beads are usually donut- or cylinder-shaped beads ranging in size from under a millimeter to several millimeters. Seed beads are most commonly used for loom and off-loom bead weaving and simple stringing, such as spacers between other beads in jewelry.
How do you make homemade beads?
In a bowl mix the flour, salt, food colouring and then add water. Knead the dough for about 15 minutes. Using a small amount of mixture, shape a bead into the size you like. Using a skewer, make a hole in the bead and place on a baking tray.
What do you put seed beads on?
Square Seed Beads Since they have flat sides, they work well for bead weaving projects like brick stitch, peyote stitch, and square stitch patterns. Due to the shape, they can line up neatly next to each other in a pattern. Square seed beads have larger holes, so you can string them on a leather cord.