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Do you have instructions for Petersburg stitch?

A link to instructions by Jean Campbell for the St. Petersburg chain stitch, courtesy of Beading Daily®, is listed in the resources below. Also...

What is Apache weave?

Apache weave is also called brick stitch or stacking stitch created with seed beads, needle and thread. It is also known as the Comanche or Cheyenne...

What needle should I use for my seed bead project?

When you first start working with a beading needle and thread, work with a larger needle will give you an easier time of threading as the eye will...

Are seed beads made of glass?

All seed beads available from Fire Mountain Gems and Beads are made of glass.MaterialsResources article article article article article

How many 11/0 seed beads in an inch?

There are approximately 14.1 11/0 seed beads in one inch. The diameter of an 11/0 seed bead is 1.8mm. There are 25.4mm in one inch.- Maura Buckner...

How many seed beads come in a package?

The number of seed beads that come in a package varies depending on the brand you are purchasing. The ''Seed Beads per Package'' chart is a great...

What is free form beading?

Freeform beading is a more sculptural and abstract style of beading than traditional bead stitching. You usually start with a base of peyote stitch...

What is the difference between seed bead finishes such as matte, inside color, transparent, etc.?

There are many different styles, finishes and colors in seed beads to accommodate any design. Refer to the following chart, which includes all the...

Do Delica® beads fade?

Some Delica beads may fade when exposed to sunlight, perspiration or water. See the ''Delica® Color Durability Chart'' for information about the...

How are seed beads made?

Seed beads are made by cutting pieces from long, hollow glass tubes called canes that are cut into small equal lengths. The length of the cut piece...

Where can I find instructions on surrounding cabochons with beads? Is there a book that I could get?

You can find free online instructions on couching, or creating a bezel for a cabochon using seed beads, also called bead embroidery. You may also...

What is the difference between a round-hole seed bead and a square-hole seed bead? Are the two interchangeable?

The overall size of the bead is the same and aside from the shape of the hole in the bead, a square- and round-hole seed bead are the same. The size...

I need to know the size equivalent in millimeters of #8 seed beads.

are approximately 2.5mm in size.Resources chart

In seed beads, what size are "E" beads? They look like tubular glass beads, but are larger than the average seed bead. Are they somewhere at Fire Mountain--I can't find them by that designation!

E-bead is a common term for a . You can find them in the category of our website.

Can I use hex beads to make a ladder stitch bracelet? If so, which size should I use?

Yes. 11/0 hex beads work well in a ladder stitch bracelet; their extra facets create more sparkle.MaterialsResources how-to video and illustrated...

How do seed bead sizes compare?

Seed beads are sized in "aughts" and the number for each size indicates how many aughts fit into a standard unit of measurement. The higher the...

About how many inches worth of strung beads is in a 50gm package of 6mm bugle beads?

A 50-gram package of 6mm bugle beads contains approximately 194 inches of beads.This answer was determined with the following information. A package...

I am new to loom working, and would like to know how to attach my project to a steel bracelet blank.

Make sure your loomworked project is as close to the same width as the steel bracelet blank you intend to use. (This bracelet shows the loom piece...

I am in love with seed beads but I have serious issues getting my work finished. I can stitch a toggle clasp but the toggle-bar never fits. It's too small or too big. Could you please help me?

The design "Peyote Linked Squares" offers instructions on how to create a toggle bar. The dimensions for the toggle bar are based on the size of the...

Hello, I want to make bookmarks using a variety of beads; however, I am uncertain what type of thread and what size thread I should purchase. Please send me a few suggestions. Item numbers are a real plus. Haha Take care,

Bookmarks can be made with many types of beads; the type of bead you choose will help determine what type and size thread to use. Below is a list of...

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