This month’s round up of the hottest new products and beady news
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Meet and greet
This month we interviewed ICE resin expert, Clare Horner
We share our pick of the latest beady books, our blog of the month and our must-visit website of the month
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Denim and lace
Make a bracelet using chain maille techniques and a gorgeous artisan made focal of delightful denim and lovely lace
Find inspiration in the season’s trend for tassels and fringing and create a choker style necklace using copper wire and simple hammering techniques
Take a trip to your local haberdashery or upholstery shop and discover the array of colourful and textural trimmings available. We’ll show you how to incorporate these beautiful braids and bindings into stunning jewellery pieces with a really bohemian feel
Pliers on parade
We’ve brought you an easy-sew project to make a plier roll, perfect for storing and travelling with your tools
Discover dichroic glass and learn to use palladium in your lampwork beads with these voile inspired beads
If you are a fan of Liberty prints, you’ll love this fabric inspired polymer clay pendant. We’ll show you how to create and pack canes and use thin slices on a background clay sheet to mimic this bright and beautiful floral material design
Create a paisley pendant from sheet silver and colourful lampwork beads using simple sawing and piercing techniques
Inspired by Morris
From wonderful wallpapers to fabulous fabrics, William Morris & Co’s designs have stood the test of time! Bend and shape wire into lovely leaf shapes and create a necklace of muted tones using pretty pearls and seed beads
‘Pick and mix’ your carnival cotton cords for this quick wrap bracelet
Make it easy
Link frames of co-ordinating fabrics for this ‘pretty patches’ bracelet
Four designers use the same pack of beads to create three designs – which is your favourite?
Bracelets in gorgeous shades of blue!
In the know
Everything you needed to know about traditional knotting
Using sari silk in your jewellery designs