River of light
by Karen Joelsen
Learn how to add and end thread in beadwork
Learn bead crochet techniques (chain stitch, slip stitch, how to make a crochet ring) and bead knitting techniques (casting on, knit stitch, adding beads, and binding off).
Text and an illustration describe how to stitch beads to fabric
Stitch a bezel around a stone
Learn how to work brick stitch, plus increasing and decreasing
A handy knot for beading
15 beading knots explained with step-by-step instructions
Traditional ladder stitch, crossweave method, alternative method, and forming a ring.
Two articles walk you through basic and accelerated beading loomwork
Everything you need to know about working in Ndebele herringbone stitch
Easy-to-follow instructions for opening and closing wire loops
Learn how to work even-and odd-count peyote stitch, plus increasing, decreasing, and zipping
Illustrations and steps for working in flat and tubular right-angle weave
Learn to work in square stitch, plus increasing and decreasing
Use a stop bead to secure beads temporarily when you begin stitching.
Three articles on crimping, bead tips, and using cones
Four techniques for making loops and head pins