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Beads & Beyond March 2013

Issue No: 66
On Sale: 14/2/2013
SKU: BAB130301
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Spring hope bracelet

Learn how to wire wrap individual charm letters to spell out a word or phrase

Wish upon a star

A clever etching technique for brass that requires no nasty chemicals!

Writing with glass

Use stringers to make sentimental personalised handmade lampwork beads with text written in glass

Celtic knots

Create a Celtic polymer clay cane and use to create intricate round beads!

Falling star beads

Get messy with paint and create a head turning mixed media necklace and bracelet set

Day dreamer

Combine an eclectic mix of handmade beads and charms to create our stunning cover project

Quick make

A bracelet to be made in minutes with cute chain maille links

Tiny trinkets

Use bead stitching techniques to create cute little versatile trinkets

Bits and bobs bracelet

Use up odd pieces of paper and fabric to create this pretty cuff, the ultimate recycling project!

Spell it out

Create words using a single piece of wire to create a fabulous set

April’s trim bracelet

A Shakespeare inspired pretty spring bracelet using pearls and Miyuki beads


Retail therapy

This month’s round up of the hottest new products and the latest trends


We answer your emails and take a look at our favourite uploads to the readers’ gallery this month


This month’s Spotlight is on three beautiful books, the blog of the month and the website of the month

Meet and greet

This month we have a chat with jewellery maker Lisa Schureman

Shopping for…

Animal beads and charms

Subscription offer

Check out this month’s fantastic subscription offer!

Sneak preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month

Personal space

We take a look around the workspace of Julia Rai


Designer challenge

This month our four designers were sent a pretty pack of pink beads and threads

Top 10

This month we feature the very trendy top 10 stackable bracelets in lime green, purple and grey

Back to basics

A handy reminder of those basic essentials we all need to know