Creative Shapes – Embellishing the Marquis Component

Good day to all. Welcome back to my blog.  Here is a quick tutorial with demonstrates how to add the embellishments to the Peyote Marquis Components.  This tutorial will help you build a firm understanding of the peyote stitch thread path and how to count rows of this stitch.  It will include info on how… Continue reading Creative Shapes – Embellishing the Marquis Component

Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Peyote Bezel for Marquis Component

Good Day Beaders. Although we have covered the peyote bezel in previous tutorials, I wanted to do a brief walkthrough for this gorgeous 14mm Wasabi Rivoli from Preciosa.  This bezeled stone is going to be the centerpoint of the large Marquis component in the last tutorial.  The trick to a creating a great bezel it… Continue reading Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Peyote Bezel for Marquis Component

Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Marquis Component

Hello Beaders Welcome back. After a long and arduous hiatus, I am back today with a new tutorial series. We will continue exploring creating shapes with Peyote Stitch, by creating a Marquis component. In today’s lesson, I will demonstrate how to make the basic shape and discuss how to change the size of this lovely component. … Continue reading Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Marquis Component

Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Teardrop Component

Hello and welcome back to my blog. Recently, I received a special request from a very nice lady on my Facebook page. Corinne Passero Basta sent this photo to me and asked for my help with the teardrop component.  In this tutorial, I will show you one way that I was able to work out the… Continue reading Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Teardrop Component

Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Half Circle

Recently, I received a special request from a very nice lady on my Facebook page. Dianne Culbertson-Jacques sent this photo to me and asked for my help.  Dianne loves making peyote bracelets with Miyuki Delicas and she want to use this shape to make a matching beaded Toggle Clasp. I was more than happy to… Continue reading Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Half Circle

Bead Weaving 101 – How to Prepare Nylon Beading Thread

Last Autumn, when the series, Bead Weaving 101 launched, I posted an article on Needles and Threads. Today, I am going to expand on the topic of thread and talk about using Nylon Beading threads.  There are many brands of this thread type on the market today. Nymo Beading Thread Nymo is one of the… Continue reading Bead Weaving 101 – How to Prepare Nylon Beading Thread