Creative Beading Magazine Volume 14 Issue 1

Be inspired by Australia's favorite beading magazine, containing projects for beginners and beyond from Australia’s top jewellery designers and expert trends, tips & tricks.

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1 Min
from the team

Welcome to the latest edition of Creative Beading! This issue is packed full of stunning projects and innovative ideas to inspire your next creation. Experienced beaders and passionate beginners are sure to find heaps of projects that cover a range of styles and skill levels. Inside this issue of Creative Beading, we have sourced plenty of beautiful beading projects and materials that will help you make the perfect Mother’s Day gift. There are loads of ideas to choose from, and this issue is all about lovely, feminine fashion. Don’t forget to check out the Beading Trends article and Shopping Guide to see the latest bead designs and styles. Sharon Hutton shows us some wonderful techniques for using clay to personalise notebooks and pens. Stationery lovers will be delighted by her Technique Intensive…

4 Min
news snippets

BEADED GIFT IDEAS Using your bead collection to create beautiful gifts for family and friends can be a lot of fun! Stepping outside of the box and creating pieces that extend beyond jewellery will make a unique present that many will appreciate. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we have listed a few ideas that may help inspire your next creation! Book marks: This gift is perfect for that special book worm in your life. Personalise the bookmark with their favourite colours, and use beads that suit their style. They won’t want to go without! Beaded gift boxes: A dainty project that can be used to hold jewellery, chocolates or sentimental items. Create beautiful patterns with your beads to wow your giftee! Classic pearls will create a pristine, timeless look – an…

1 Min
win! a year's subscription to creative beading

Let’s have some fun. For your chance to win a 12 month subscription to Creative Beading we are running a competition for you to give us a catchy phrase for the spine of the magazine. For those of you who may not have noticed, for a number of issues now we have been running on the spine of the magazine a little phrase and giving it a beading flavour. Have a look! Well, the team at Creative Beading thought it would be fun if you the reader had a chance to have a go at coming up with some ideas! Send your phrase to: Creative Beading Phrase Competition PO Box 8035, Glenmore Park NSW 2745. The winning entrant will have their phrase on the spine of the magazine and receive the next 7 issues…

5 Min
pretty in pink

“Perfectly shaped stones made from natural rocks will be a fantastic addition to your jewellery stash this season.” SOFT AND PRETTY COLOURS Delicately coloured beads will look lovely this season. Pretty purples in muted tones are looking to be very popular, with mauve and lilac the favourite among jewellery makers. These colours are perfect to create home décor items, and are sure to brighten up your living space. Decorative lamps and table pieces will make wonderful projects for the avid beader, giving you the chance to show off your versatile skills in a new light. Blushing pinks are ideal to soften the look of your project. These soft shades work well when paired with other understated colours, especially when used for multi-coloured beaded bracelets. Sweet shades of pink will also compliment the…

4 Min
bee hive

NECKLACE MATERIALS 1 x 57x48mm cast metal bee filigree pendant 2 x 32x29mm cast metal honeycomb connectors 1 x clasp 4 x crimp 4 x crimp covers 4 x wire guardians 30cm Tigertail 14 x 4mm jump rings 9 x 6mm jump rings 5 x 8mm jump rings 1 x 10cm eye pin 19 x medium eye pins BEADS 6 x 4mm stardust spacer 1 x 60x16mm X-large Kashmiri style 2 x 15mm round Kashmiri style 3 x 16mm flat crystal hexagon 28 x 8mm royal blue Howlite 10 x 4x6mm crystal rondelle 6 x 8mm crystal rondelle TOOLS Chain nose pliers Round nose pliers Crimping pliers LENGTH 50cm EARRINGS MATERIALS 2 x ear hook 14 x 4mm jump rings 2 x 6mm jump rings 8 x eye pins 2 x head pins 2 x 25x14mm cast metal honeycomb connector BEADS 8 x 4mm stardust spacer 8 x 4mm crystal cube 2 x 4x6mm crystal rondelle NECKLACE STEP ONE Neck strap Divide Tigertail…

1 Min
turquoise chain link necklace

MATERIALS 3 x head pins 15 x eye pins Chain Lobster clasp 0.6mm illusion (nylon) string BEADS 15 x 16mm turquoise oval 32 x 4mm daisy spacer 48 diamanté connectors TOOLS Chain nose pliers Round nose pliers Wire cutters LENGTH adjustable STEP ONE Make the diamanté connector sections first. Take 16 connectors for each bead. Take a 10cm length of nylon, and tie through the tops of 8 connectors. Pull tight, tie a knot and trim excess. Repeat for a further 8 connectors. To form the round bead, take a piece of nylon about 15cm and thread through the two parts, alternating through each one. Tie a knot and snip excess. Make three of the beads. STEP TWO Turquoise bead sections - take eye pin, slide on the daisy spacer, turquoise, daisy spacer. Cut eye pin leaving one cm and form a loop using round nose pliers. Make…