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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...

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...

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...

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 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

What is the difference between seed beads and cut beads?

Seed beads are round and come in a cylinder shape and a donut shape called Rocailles. Cuts refer to a flat surface actually cut into a seed bead. A...

What size of needle would be best with size #1 Silkon®? I'm using it for seed beads.

Due to the thickness of , I've never needed to add a needle to string on my beads. If you prefer to use a needle, I recommend using the . It's an...

Some instructions call for ''charlotte beads''... What are they, what size are they, and if not available, can another be substituted? I notice Fire Mountain does not have them.

Charlotte beads are seed beads that have one flat surface cut into them. The flat surface reflects light better than the curved surface providing a...

What is the difference between magatama drop beads and the fringe beads you carry?

A Magatama bead is a drop that is more of a pear-shaped disc with a hole at the thinner top side. A fringe bead is a small drop, slightly tapered at...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Can I use regular size 11 seed beads in place of DB beads in a pattern?

Yes, you can use size 11 (11/0) seed beads.A few things to note:Patterns designed using Delicas are typically patterns where beads stack neatly and...

I'd like to make a multi-strand necklace with seed beads but cannot figure out what to use to tie all the ends together and how to attach a clasp.

Cone findings are a great choice for multi-strand jewelry designs.MaterialsResources how-to video and illustrated instructions video and illustrated...

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...

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...

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...

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