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PRAW Tutorial – Prismatic Right Angle Weave

I am so happy to be able to get back to work, even if it might be for just a short while. In our not so recent posts, we have been continuing to explore the many variations of right angle weave.  In the last posts of this series, we learned three different ways to work with …

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The Bead Mat – November 2020

Welcome Back.. Happy November everyone and welcome to this month’s edition of The Bead Mat. It has been quite a while since I have been able to catch up with you. I have missed working with you all very much. The last several months have been extremely trying for me and my family.  First, my son …

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Josie 07/31/2006 ~ 10/04/2020 You may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything recently. I have literally been sitting around my house in total heartbreaking grief. Around 3 weeks ago, my poor little angel Josie started having a very difficult time breathing, I took her straight to the vet. After x-rays and several series of …

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Sumptuous Squares ~ Designing Jewelry with CRAW

Today, we are going to put our new dimensional beading skills to work and make the Sumptuous Square components.  For the last few weeks, we have reviewed several methods of cubic right angle weave.  We are going to begin by making the base squares and then I will demo two different ways you can use …

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Bead Weaving 101 – Two Needle Cross-weave Technique for RAW and Ladder Stitch

Hello Beaders! Today we are going to revisit the two needle or cross-weave technique. Only instead of Ladder stitch, we are going to apply the technique to Right Angle Weave.  Just like it sounds, cross weave technique involves crossing two thread paths through the same bead. Two needles are threaded onto both ends of a …

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