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February 2015

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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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Charming WireLace bracelet

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Combine new Swarovski big-hole beads with WireLace for a stunning bracelet you can make in a jiffy!
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Pearly studded bracelet

Page 31
An assortment of seed beads and crystals add texture and sparkle to this bracelet that features two-hole bead studs.
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Discs & drops

Page 34
Gemstones sparkle between delicate peyote medallions in this elegant necklace.
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Metallic cuff bracelet

Page 40
Make a fashion statement with metals and leather by constructing this trendy, contemporary bracelet.
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Two-hole rickrack bracelet

Page 44
Both texture and bling take center stage in this uniquely designed Half Tila bracelet.
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Egyptian scarab necklace

Page 47
Combine ancient Egyptian mythology with 21st-century fashion in a contemporary necklace spotlighting the Egyptian symbol for rebirth, the scarab beetle.
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Interchangeable channel bangle

Page 61
The clever bracelet has no clasp, but still fits snuggle on your wrist. The secrecy is the elastic bands of pearls or crystals which can be swapped out to create a whole new look.
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Sparkling snowflake necklace

Page 64
Stitch lovely beaded snowflakes for a delightful winter wonderland motif.
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All stacked up

Page 68
Stitch a high-fashion multi strand bracelet with a slick shaping technique and cute sliding charms.
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Edgy triangle bangle

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Layers of two-hole triangle beads bring an edgy look to this modern-inspired bangle.

Department

From the Editor

Bead Soup

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Bead Soup
Page 11
B&B's Guide to rows of beadwork per inch, Bead Happenings, trends, tips, news, reviews, and more!

What's new on the Web

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On the Web
Page 14
B&B Extra
Subscribers – download your February issue of B&B Extra on February 1 at www.BeadAndButton.com/extra!

Your Work

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Your Work
Page 16
From the pages of Bead&Button.

Expert Advice

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Second Look: invigorating neutrals
Page 24
Is your latest creation just not clicking? In each issue, our design expert reviews reader projects and provides an in-depth analysis of what's working – and how you make your piece sing.

Magazine Index

Index
2014 magazine index
Page 75
 2014 index

Basics

Basics
Basics
Page 77
Techniques used in this issue. Also check out our videos.

Free Projects

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The 2015 Bead&Button Show is just around the corner!
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Got to www.BeadAndButton.com/freeprojects to download instructions to make a necklace designed by Connie Whittaker or a bracelet designed by Cassie Donlen with this year's commemorative bead by Andrea Guarino-Slemmons.
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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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