5 Beading Techniques & Patterns For Beginners

If you are serious about the craft of making beads but you are just beginning, you may be wondering how to develop tips for beading that shows your style. There is only one way to build your technique, and that is by just doing designs of over and over again. You may not even be sure of the type of style that you want to specialize in. Let look at 10 Techniques & Patterns for beading For Beginners.

 

 

The peyote is known for its use in making decorations for things used in peyote ceremonies or to hold gourds. To use beads that are old or even in a row makes this technique popular and can weave with flat strips into shapes which are round. Currently, they are common in making earring, cuff and ring.

 

A stitch that is similar has the name of brick. So-called because you lay them much like layering blocks on a wall that is similar to the peyote stitch, but shifted 90 degrees.

 

The square join is one of the strongest in beadwork because each is connected to the four that surround it. Similar to loomed beadwork this mend can be seen in clothes and belts as well as cuffs. It is a unique addition to your technique for beading toolbox.

 

Another quite important stitch is the herringbone stitch. Used to connect clusters of seed tightly and securely together one can make any specific figure of projects from necklaces and bracelets to coin purses. Enabling you to create patterns within patterns, different shapes and objects is a must-have skill for any maker of the jewelry.

 

Finally, the Pondo mend or African circle is also used in the making of the modern jewel. It is usually of just two different colors this weaving of the bead technique is still used to make some decorations.