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What thread do you use for bead crochet?

You have a couple of options: works well for crochet. Most beads string well onto this thread, which is a synthetic material that drapes and knots...

What is macramé beading cord? Where is it in your catalogue?

Macramé cord is a type of woven cord commonly used to make adjustable and knotted jewelry designs. While macramé was originally created by Arabic...

What size beads can you use with leather cord?

Most sizes of beads will work; just keep in mind that the bead hole has to be large enough to fit the cord through. For designs using 0.5mm to 1mm...

Will metal heishi beads fit over 1mm and 2mm leather?

The holes in metal heishi beads range from approximately 1 - 1.5mm, making them too small to use with leather cord. However, the beads will fit on...

I recently ordered 1 and 2mm waxed cotton cord in multiple colors and none of my cord tips fit properly. What size inside diameter (ID) should I order for each size cord? Thank you.

Folding or crimping cord ends and tips have an inside dimension listed in their measurements. When purchasing, order the same inside dimension as...

I have started to make flowers using seed beads but I am having trouble finding 30-gauge wire in colors. I am also looking for books on bead flowers.

This sounds like the historical craft of French-beaded flowers.You can find a variety of 30-gauge colored copper wire in the product line. If you...

I would like to make an adjustable leather cord pendant necklace and I can't find instructions on how to create the adjustable knot closure.

Follow the how-to video and illustrated instructions, to learn this versatile knotting technique. The adjustable knot works great with as well as...

I need to re-string a carnelian bead Mali prayer necklace. What type of medium would you recommend? Satin? Silk? Something else? Should I knot in between each bead for strength?

We recommend restringing the carnelian beads using . Silkon is a nylon based thread which has the drape of silk. The nylon makes Silkon strong and...

What size silk cord or thread is needed to make tassels?

You can make tassels out of any size thread or cord. The traditional tassels you might find on a piece of furniture or pillow use thick silk or...

How do I choose which stringing material to use: beading wire, nylon thread or elastic cords? What size do I use?

Your stringing material choice depends entirely on what type of beads and component you want to use in your design. Heavier components, as well as...

When making items with elastic cord, can I use a hot glue gun to secure the knot on the project?

E6000® Jewelry and Craft Adhesive is the best adhesive to use to secure knots on stretchy stringing materials. E6000 is flexible when cured so it can...

How do I choose the size stretch cord to make bracelets?

The size stretch cord needed for a project mostly depends on the size of the beads you are using and the diameter of the bead hole. Usually, the...

What is the best wire for making a flexible bracelet and the best stretch cord size?

is highly recommended, as it is a kink-resistant strong beading wire that still offers flexibility when worn. It's available in a variety of...

I am making rings using Powercord®. How do I hide the knot? My beads are not large enough for it to fit through.

You have two options to hide your knot. Choose a new coordinating bead with a hole large enough to accommodate the knot, or you can use a crimp cover...

Which bead tip do I use with rattail and bugtail?

Fold over cord tips or crimp tubes with loops are used for rattail and bugtail (satin cord) because they remain secure once clamped over the cording....

What is the best type of glue to use when gluing leather cord into cord ends?

E-6000® is a nice choice because it is clear, flexible, adheres metal to leather and is water resistant.MaterialsResources chart how-to video and...

What's the best way to finish off the end of silk thread when making a necklace?

Bead tips or Hot Tips® are often used to secure the ends of silk thread as they work well in hiding the knot as well as providing a secure attachment...

I want to make a pearl link necklace. How do I connect each circle? I want the pearls to form a link necklace!

If you're using metal , string the pearls onto a length of wire appropriate for the size circle you are creating, pass the wire ends through the last...

I've been making beaded bracelets with Powercord and GS Hypo Cement, but the knots still seem to come loose after wearing a few times. Can you recommend a different cement/adhesive product for this purpose?

When finishing , we recommend using a square or surgeon's knot since these are the most secure knots for this type of elastic material. Once knotted,...

When working with wood beads, what type of stringing material works best?

The best stringing materials include leather cord, satin cord, imitation leather and cotton cord and hemp cord are great materials to use when...

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