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A Jeweler's Life Bead Weaving Bead Weaving 101 Herringbone Stitch Jewelry Techniques

Bead Weaving 101 – Herringbone Stitch with Bead Variations

Welcome back to the Herringbone portion of Bead Weaving 101. We have covered a lot of variations of this stitch so far and today I want to talk about adding a variety of different sized and shaped beads into a Herringbone project.  The use of different beads in your work, can add design elements such …

A Jeweler's Life Bead Weaving Bead Weaving 101 Herringbone Stitch Jewelry Techniques

Bead Weaving 101 – Increasing and Decreasing Herringbone Stitch

In this portion of Bead Weaving 101, we are currently exploring variations of the Herringbone Stitch.  In this lesson, we will look at a few techniques used to increase Herringbone bead work. As a design element, increases can be used to create shape, movement and add variety and texture to your work.  These techniques work …

A Jeweler's Life Bead Weaving Bead Weaving 101 Herringbone Stitch Jewelry Techniques

Bead Weaving 101 – Tubular Herringbone – Alternative Starts

Welcome back to Bead Weaving 101. In the last post, we talked about the more popular way to begin a Tubular Herringbone project, with a ladder stitched base. In the Handbook we are reviewing for this series, I found an alternative method that I will share with you today. After filming the method from the …

A Jeweler's Life Bead Weaving Bead Weaving 101 Herringbone Stitch Jewelry Techniques

Bead Weaving 101 – Tubular Herringbone

Welcome back to the Herringbone portion of Bead Weaving 101. Tubular Herringbone is a topic I have covered many times before. We used advanced levels of the technique in the Twisted Orchard Bangle and Pearls on the Halfshell projects. So today, I thought I would bring it back to the basics for a bit.  I …

A Jeweler's Life Bead Weaving Bead Weaving 101 Herringbone Stitch Jewelry Techniques

Bead Weaving 101 – Traditional Start Herringbone Stitch

Taking a Step Back Before I head into Tubular Herringbone variations, I want to share one more flat work technique with you. I have always started my flat herringbone with a Ladder Stitch base of beads. Imagine my surprise, when I discovered there is a traditional way to start the bead work.  If you take …

A Jeweler's Life Bead Weaving Bead Weaving 101 Herringbone Stitch Jewelry Techniques

Bead Weaving 101 – Accelerated Flat Herringbone Stitch

Now that you have the fundamentals of Herringbone Stitch under your belt. I bet you are wondering if there is a way to speed this process up a little bit. And there certainly is.  Let me introduce you to the Accelerated Herringbone technique.  The technique is super simple as it merely involves adding two or …

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