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Peyote Stitch Part 1 – Learn Even Count, Odd Count and Tube in One Earring Design

Peyote Stitch Part 1 – Learn Even Count, Odd Count and Tube in One Earring Design

In today’s post, I am going to cover a very popular beading technique – peyote stitch. Using one earring design, I will show you three basic peyote beading techniques including even count, odd count and tube; as well as how to connect all the components […]

Learn How to Use Bugle Beads with Two Jewelry Projects

Learn How to Use Bugle Beads with Two Jewelry Projects

Recently I was reorganizing my room and found a box of bugle beads sitting quietly on my shelf. They are so shiny and beautiful but I have no idea how to use them! Luckily, nowadays learning becomes quite easy. In today’s post, I want to […]

How to make wire wrapped rings for three different shape gemstones

How to make wire wrapped rings for three different shape gemstones

I love fashion rings! But their price tag can be quite scary…Luckily, my crafting skill is here to help. In this tutorial, I will show you how to make wire wrapped rings for three different shape gemstones. You can create lots of beautiful rings using […]

How to make Anthropologie style beaded earrings

How to make Anthropologie style beaded earrings

If you are an Anthropologie fan like me, you’ve probably seen this pair of earrings. I was in love with the design long time ago but intimidated by its complicated look. Recently I finally decided to “crack the code”. To my surprise, all the different […]

How to make polymer clay slab earrings

How to make polymer clay slab earrings

Today I want to share with you a very popular topic in jewelry DIY world recently — polymer clay slab. If you haven’t heard about it, this is a technique that resembles drawing. Using a slab of clay as canvas, artists attach small pieces of […]

Jewelry making basics 8– two earring designs using circular brick stitch

Jewelry making basics 8– two earring designs using circular brick stitch

Most of my jewelry making tutorials are about wire wrapping. However today I want to dive into a different yet fascinating topic — beading. For today’s tutorial, I am going to show you two earring designs using the circular brick stitch. In the first project, […]

How to make a polymer clay Mickey Mouse

How to make a polymer clay Mickey Mouse

Recently my family visited the Tokyo Disneyland. Ever since that trip, my daughter has become obsessed with Mickey Mouse. She got a magic ability to spot Mickey everywhere! Any pattern with three circles on it will be considered a Mickey Mouse in her eyes. After […]

Polymer Clay Basics 1 — How to knead the polymer clay

Polymer Clay Basics 1 — How to knead the polymer clay

Recently I was shopping polymer clay online and noticed a strange phenomenon — a lot of good quality polymer clay only gets 3 or even 2 stars on customer satisfaction. When I read the reviews, I noticed many people complain the polymer clay is way […]

Jewelry Making Basics 7 — Three ways to make beaded flower

Jewelry Making Basics 7 — Three ways to make beaded flower

I’ve written a lot of tutorials on how to make flowers using polymer clay. But do you know you can make flowers using only wire and beads? Those techniques have long been used for bride jewelries and hairpieces. They are very easy to learn but […]

How to make polymer clay Easter bunny pendant

How to make polymer clay Easter bunny pendant

With Easter coming up, today I want to share with you guys how to make adorable Easter bunny pendants using polymer clay. Before diving into the tutorial, I want point out a common mistake polymer clay newbies tend to make — they shape polymer clay […]