Stitching How-Tos

No matter what medium you work in, some jewelry-making techniques are so essential you’ll use them in nearly every project you make. Here you’ll find beginner or refresher information on the basics of bead stitching. Can’t remember how to make a surgeon’s knot or stitch a bead ladder? Check out the drop-down menu under BASIC LEVEL HOW-TOS. Need a refresher on increasing and decreasing in peyote stitch? Check out the INTERMEDIATE LEVEL HOW-TOS. For more advanced techniques, like Cubic right-angle weave, try the ADVANCED LEVEL HOW-TOS. 

Basic Level How-Tos

Stitching Essentials
Bead crochet
Brick Stitch
Herringbone
Ladder Stitch
Loomwork
Peyote Stitch
Square Stitch

Intermediate Level How-Tos

Bead Embroidery
Chevron chain
Daisy chain
Herringbone stitch
Peyote stitch
Right angle weave
St Petersburg chain

Advanced Level How-Tos

Right angle weave
Peyote Stitch
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