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October 2014

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Every issue of your complete beading resource gives you:

  • Informative articles written by experienced jewelry makers
  • Challenging projects with step-by-step photos and instructions
  • Expert tips and techinques to keep improving your beading skills
  • Plus exclusive online access to downloadable projects and the Subscriber Gallery
  • And more!

Contents

Resource Guide

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Flowers & berries

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Gather an assortment of two-hole daggers, lentils, tiles, and SuperDuos for a fresh take on a floral necklace.
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Cheops bangle

Page 38
Take a design cue from the Great Pyramid of Giza (aka, the Pyramid of Cheops) by stitching a triangular peyote tube with herringbone spines.
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Ruby rhapsody

Page 42
Make a few right-angle weave beaded beads to string in a necklace featuring the Bead&Button 20th anniversary bead.
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Celtic knot earrings

Page 46
Twist and weave a flat peyote tube into a traditional Celtic knot that's lightweight and easy to wear.
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Personalized pendant

Page 60
Capture cabochons, fancy crystal stones, charms, and other personal effects using bead-embroidery techniques.
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Tropical Twins bracelet

Page 64
Create a floral explosion of peyote stitch flowers using Twin beads and lush brick stitch leaves, all connected by a series of clever loops.
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Ode to Egypt

Page 70
Take a cue from ancient Egyptian collars with bugle beads worked in peyote tubes and herringbone neck straps.
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Pumpkin patch bracelet

Page 75
Get ready for fall with a peyote band featuring a favorite seasonal icon.

Department

From the Editor

Bead Soup

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BeadSoup
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B&B's Hand-Dandy Guide to Bead happenings, book reviews, findings, new bead shapes design challenge, and information about Visit Your Local Bead Shop month shopping spree.

Chic & Easy

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Two-hole flower power
Page 17
Combine new two-hole beads with O-beads to create a fast and fun pair of earrings.

Your Work

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2014 BeadDreams winners
Page 18
To see all of the winners and finalists, go to www.BeadAndButton.com/BeadDreams.

Quick Stitch

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Mums in bloom
Page 24
This SuperDuo flowers bracelet is easy to make and can be done in a rainbow of colors to complement any look.

Expert Advice

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The Business of Beading: Social Media
Page 26
Explore the top five social media outlets and how to use them to promote our jewelry-making business.

Clearly Crystals

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Wrapped in crystals pendant
Page 28
Surround a center of pearls with crystal-studded rondelles and bicones, all accented with seed beads.

Basics

Basics
Basics
Page 78
Techniques used in this issue. Also check out our videos.

Online Extras

What's new on the Web

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On the web
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Editor's Pick

Daring Daggers

Earn points for style and flair with this clever design that incorporates dagger beads in a flat peyote stitch foundation.  Designed by Marcia Rose.

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