Nothing dresses up an outfit like jewelry. Statement necklaces are all the rage right now, and that makes me so happy. It’s fun to wear a distinctive piece, and even more fun if you make it yourself! Let’s look at some gorgeous necklaces made by Craftsters. This bead and crochet necklace by *evestar* has such […]
Posts Tagged ‘beading’
Cross-stitched video game sprites are awesome, but this stitching goes above and beyond the simple x. Outlines, metallic thread, and even beading make cthyllawakes version of Princess Zelda extra special. You can see the full thread for this project here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=422154.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the Legend of Zelda tag.
Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! R2D2 Baby Quilt by dellastella How to cheat […]
Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! Tea Wallet Tutorial by MissingWillow "Midnight in the […]
These beaded bangles are easier than they look! Whip up a few and impress your recipients with your amazing jewelry skills. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=174661.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for Crafters Gifts for Men […]
This has to be the ultimate gamer girl accessory: an Xbox ring! FriendlyNeighbourPsycho took the Xbox button off of her Guitar Hero guitar and turned it into the focal point of this lovely beaded ring. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=305002.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the Xbox tag.
A few different gauges of wire and some beads and you can make a gorgeous cuff like this! Darcangel shared her tutorial for making this beaded cuff bracelet and makes it sound super easy! You can see the full thread (with tutorial) here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=24646.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let […]
These gorgeous stars and snowflakes by Onyxnox make beautiful holiday decorations or gifts. Onyxnox made a gorgeous tutorial so that anyone can make their own. The clear instructions and beautiful photos are easy to follow, so your results are practically guaranteed. Check it out here. Thanks so much for the awesome tute, Onyxnox! Members like […]
Scott David Plumlee’s second book, Chain and Bead Jewelry: Creative Connections, New Techniques for Wire-Wrapping and Bead-Setting covers eight techniques for creating chain maile and wire wrapped jewelry with beads. Each technique includes several projects which acquaint the reader with the technique, using a basic project (usually earrings) and then increase in difficulty as skills […]