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Designer jewelry starts with someone taking the time to learn how create the simplest pieces from stitches. As you develop your skill, your creativity takes over. This webpage hopes to teach you some of the stitches that will get you on your way to becoming a jewelry designer.

Design instructions are copyrighted; stitches are not. The examples below will give you directions for a design using a stitch. Feel free to use the stitch. Please ask for permission to use the design instructions.

Have fun with the stitches and experiment. Use different colors, sizes, and number of beads to make the final design your own.

Cellini Spiral Tutorial

Russian Spiral

Russian Snake Stitch

Apache Leaf Stitch This tutorial has lots of pictures to help you learn the stitch. As this is a large file, you might want to right click on the link and save the file.

Double X Stitch This tutorial has illustrations to help you learn the stitch. This is a small file, but you might want to right click on the link and save the file.

Creating Custom Bead Sizes in The Bead Cellar Software - For those of you using The Bead Cellar Software, this tutorial helps you create a custom bead size. You will need the ability to weigh or calculate how many beads are in a gram. Helpful hints will get you on your way to customizing the software to your bead stash.

Do you have some experience with beading stitches, but have never used a word chart? Become a Bead Fairy for Pat Tipton. Pat has done her first patterns in The Bead Tool and is looking for those who want to test her patterns. Two are below for you to use if you would like to become a bead fairy. Let Pat know by email how the patterns worked for you. I have not tested these patterns, so only you can decide if you want to try them.

1) Flight of an Eagle - Tapestry or Amulet Bag

2) He Lives - Tapestry or Amulet Bag

Designer Jewelry, Jewelry Kits, & Jewelry Patterns

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