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How to Bead: Captured Beads

How to Bead: Captured Beads

Posted by Mary Stori on Jul 25th 2016

Seed beads secure a larger bead in this decorative stitch, perfect for edging or binding. Use it on quilts, ribbon, trim, napkins, pillows, bed linens, or even curtains! 1. Come up at A on fol … read more
How to Bead: Fireworks

How to Bead: Fireworks

Posted by Mary Stori on Jun 27th 2016

This design adds energy by drawing the eye around and out. 1. Use the Washer/Nut Method to attach a large and a small seed bead. 2. On wrong side, travel about 1/4" away, come up at B, at … read more
How to Bead: Branched Fringe

How to Bead: Branched Fringe

Posted by Mary Stori on Jun 15th 2016

Today Mary Stori, author of the All-in-One Beading Buddy, shares the branched fringe stitch, perfect to use within the body of a quilt or garment and along the edges or bindings.&nbs … read more
How to Bead: Couching

How to Bead: Couching

Posted by Mary Stori on May 2nd 2016

Continuing our beading series on the blog, today Mary Stori shares the couching stitch from the All-in-One Beading Buddy, a way to add braid or other trim to fabric.  Decor … read more
How to Bead: Feather Stitch

How to Bead: Feather Stitch

Posted by Mary Stori on Apr 6th 2016

We love this feather beading stitch from Mary Stori, author of All-in-One Beading Buddy! How perfect is it to add to a crazy quilt or along the hem of a dress? Work this stitch along a … read more