Say hello to Fire Mountain's very own jewelry designer Rose and learn where her artistic spirit came from. Take inspiration from her stories, tips and insights into the jewelry-making world to further your own creative journey.
Video 1: Quilling a Suncatcher
Calling all present and future seed beaders--this one's for you! Rose kicks off episode one of this exciting new series with a simple suncatcher project. Learn how to use a variation of ladder stitch to buildup eye-catching patterns, add thread to your working line and more.
Video 2: Stitching Fringe Earrings
In part 2 of the Secrets to Seed Beading series, learn how to use the ladder, brick and fringe stitches to create a pair of vibrant earrings. This design is easy to customize and fits right in with the latest beaded earring trends!
Video 3: Tubular Netting Stitch Bottle Necklace
The third project in our Secrets to Seed Beading series builds on the quilling technique from episode 1 and adds tubular netting stitch to create this fun keepsake bottle necklace! Learn how to create a beaded net to hold a tiny glass bottle, then fill it up with gemstones, mementos, medicines or anything else! Not big on jewelry? This project would also make a great rearview mirror charm.
Video 4: Creating and Looming Custom Patterns
In part 4 of our Secrets to Seed Beading series, Rose shows us the ins and outs of beading on a loom. You'll learn how to create and use a custom pattern using our printable graph paper template. Then finish with an adorable picot edge for a beautiful pastel heart bracelet you'll LOVE.
Video 5: Even-Count Peyote Stitch Bracelet
We are halfway through our Secrets to Seed Beading series! In this project, Rose is teaching you even count peyote stitch. This graphic pattern is a great way to learn this versatile and must-know technique. The resulting beaded bracelet is a great addition to your outfit, your jewelry lines or as gift for friends and medical professionals.
Video 6: Odd Count Peyote Necklace
Rose is back for the 6th project in our Secrets to Seed Beading series. This episode, she will be teaching you how to bead this gorgeous gradient pendant using odd count peyote, attach a naja component AND make a supper pliable beaded rope for it all to hang from using the filled tubular netting stitch.
Video 7: Spiral Herringbone Stitch Necklace
Things are getting a bit twisted in the seventh episode of our Secrets to Seed Beading series! Follow along and create this fierce fashion accessory using the techniques you've learned thus far plus a new one--the spiral herringbone stitch.
Video 8: 3-D Peyote Stitch (Flat Cellini Spiral) Bracelet
Project 8 of the Secrets to Seed Beading series is taking your jewelry making to new heights with a dimensional design. Rose shows you how varying bead sizes in a flat Cellini spiral can have a magical 3-D effect on the look of your bracelet.
Our Secrets to Seed Beading series is nearing its end and the 9th project is bringing several essential skills together. Follow Rose as she shows you how to create a bezel for a cabochon using peyote stitch and then combine it with other techniques to form this elegant 80s-style necklace.
Video 10: Back Stitch + Couching + Beaded Edging Necklace
It's time for the final project in our 10-part Secrets to Seed Beading series! For the grand finale, Rose shows you how to combine all the techniques you've learned and combine them with three more to create a colorful cabochon necklace.