Creative Beading Magazine Volume 14 Issue 3

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 another edition of Creative Beading. In this edition of the magazine. Sharon Hutton takes you through step-by-step on how to create captured netting. She will show you how to make a beautiful necklace and bracelet combination which is elegant and stylish and would suit any occasion. We have 25 projects for you to make in this issue and I am sure there are some ideas that are just perfect for you. Why not try and win one of our amazing projects from this issue. All you need to do is let us know which piece you would like and in 25 words or less, tell us why you should be the lucky winner. Don’t forget that a new issue of Creative Beading is on sale every 7 weeks, so keep…

4 Min
beading news

NEWS SNIPPETS This issue, we have found some wonderful books on making metal and steampunk jewellery – these rough styles will create some edgy winter looks. On the other end of the spectrum, we offer some great tips on working with lace so you can make some beautiful, romantic pieces. WORKING WITH LACE Try out this romantic look by experimenting with lace in your next jewellery project. You can easily use woven lace to create cuff bracelets, neck collars or even dazzling necklaces. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Cuff Bracelets: With just a bit of fabric stiffener and some lace, you can create your own lace cuff! Leave the lace a white colour and embellish with beautiful beads and crystals for a romantic, vintage feel or colour the lace gold,…

1 Min

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
make a statement

As we enter into the final month of winter, it is time to start preparing for the warmer months ahead, and this includes your jewellery collection! We take a look at the colours and styles that are trending right now – all beautiful, transitional pieces that are sure to carry you, in style, through the rest of winter and well into springtime. COLOUR PALETTE The icy blues that have been popular this winter will soon give way to bright greens and turquoises. Spring is the perfect season to embrace a rainbow of colours, so now is the time to start looking for brighter pieces – your jewellery collection should be as colourful as a garden in full bloom! Nothing is off-limits this spring, with both warm and cool tones in style, and…

3 Min
woven beads

Beads MATERIALS 1 x clasp 1 x 10mm cast metal ring 70cm Tigertail 4 x crimp 4 x crimp covers 4 x wire guardians 2 x 6mm jump rings 8 x 8mm jump rings 8 x eye pins BEADS 20 x 7mm rhinestone spacer 6 x 8mm cast metal daisy spacer 16 x 3mm spacer 10 x 31x19mm woven wax cord 7 x 15mm Kashmiri style 19 x 8x10mm Imperial Crystal rondelle TOOLS Chain nose pliers Round nose pliers Wire cutters Crimping pliers LENGTH 45-50cm STEP ONE Divide the Tigertail into 1 x 40cm and 1 x 30cm sections. STEP TWO Take the 40cm length of Tigertail, thread the tail through 1 x crimp, 1 x wire guardian going back through the crimp. Fold the crimp with crimping pliers. Take chain nose pliers and gently place the crimp cover on top of the crimp to hide. Work chain nose pliers around the crimp cover to close. Thread *1…

1 Min
autumn wire necklace

MATERIALS 1m 1.5mm brown aluminium wire 1m 1mm brown wire 13 5mm bronze jump rings 40cm bronze chain Clasp BEADS 3 x 20mm gold foil lentil 3 x 20mm lime foil lentil TOOLS Chain nose pliers Round nose pliers Wire cutters LENGTH adjustable STEP ONE Make the 5 wire dangles first. Take about 15cm of 1.5mm wire, starting with round nose pliers make a swirl, continue forming the swirl with chain nose pliers. When approx 1cm of wire remains, form a loop. STEP TWO Make the foil dangles next. Take the 1mm wire, go through the bead first, form a loop at the top and form a swirl at the front of the bead. STEP THREE Take chain, attach the clasp using jump rings. Attach all the dangles using a jump ring for each dangle. Rating MATERIALS available. My Beads Shop 1 / 130 Nathan St Brighton Qld Ph: 07 3869 0880…