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Beads & Beyond November 2014

Issue No: 86
On Sale: 9/10/2014
SKU: BAB141101
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Retail therapy

This month’s round up of the hottest new products and beady news

Subscription offer

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We answer your emails, take a look at our favourite uploads to the readers gallery this month and share the latest from our Facebook page!

Meet and greet

This month we interviewed jewellery maker and author, Tammy Powley


This month’s Spotlight reviews the latest books as well as the blog of the month and the website of the month

Sneak preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month


Swan story

Transfer the fine patterns of a feather onto silver sheet and use as pendants or connectors in your jewellery

Faraway magic

Weave wire and Agate into a beautiful tree pendant straight out of an enchanted wood

Key to the secret garden

You will love the soft garden tones of this beautiful bead stitched necklace. Embellish a key using simple brick stitch and suspend it from gorgeous glass flowers and leaves clustered into garlands

A patchwork garden

Create a chequerboard of seed beads as a base for this lush, verdant bracelet with a cute rabbit clasp

Let down your hair

Discover how to braid silver clay to create Rapunzel’s long plait of hair for this stylised necklace design

A lonely hunter

Create jewellery with an original rustic quality and heaps of character using recycled materials alongside new components. Raid your drawers for unusual items to repurpose in your pieces

Miniature literature

Learn some simple paper crafting techniques to create these beautifully mini mixed media book necklaces. How small will you go?

As mad as a hatter

This fun and quirky lampwork hat charm is perfect for any fan of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Quick make

Create a stylish bookmark for yourself or as a great gift for a book-lover


Recipes for ...

Using recycled paper to create fun and original beads. Let your old books live on in your jewellery designs

Designer challenge

Four designers use the same pack of beads to create three designs – which is your favourite?

Top 14

Incredibly girlie bookmarks. Accessorise your ‘chick lit’ with a palette of pink, mauve/purple and silver

Shopping for ...

Reading related beads and components

Beyond bijoux

Be inspired to take your jewellery making skills and materials beyond wearable pieces with our feature on beads in art

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