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I would like to know what wire to use for bead crochet.
26- through 28-gauge, dead-soft wire is best for ease of forming the crochet stitch on the crochet hook as well as for creating a delicate wire-lace...
How do I enlarge the hole in plastic beads? I am making a craft that requires running a 1.5 inch ribbon through the bead. What tool can I use to enlarge the hole? I bought the diamond reamer but it does not work on plastic!!!
A more coarse round needle file will gain better purchase on the plastic allowing you to enlarge the hole more readily. Follow this with the diamond...
I am looking to make a necklace where the beads are on the thread but not connected to other beads or spacers. Do I just need to knot around the bead or do I need to do something different to hold it in place?
When using Invizi™-Cord or other types of invisible cord, knotting and/or gluing beads in place are better options as crimp beads can damage the...