Friday, January 28, 2011

Collections: Right Angles

The question for this week’s tutorial giveaway was “Which beading technique have you yet to try or master?”. I think this has been one of my favorite entry questions so far. Everyone has a technique or stitch that either won’t come together for them, or that they avoid altogether. Mine is African helix, but I put tackling it on my list of beading resolutions this year.

The winner of the Circle Pendant tutorial giveaway is Robbie of Robbie’s Paw Prints and the fabulous Bead Journal Project. Like Robbie, most of the entries mentioned right angle weave as a tough stitch to crack. But once you learn it, it can become an essential element in your beading repertoire.

All the Right Angles Collection

Right Angle Weave Chain Link Tutorial

Congratulations to Robbie, and thank you so much to everyone who stopped by and entered the giveaway! All that talk about right angle weave inspired me to finally finish a tutorial that I’ve been working on for months.

The secret behind my beaded chain link necklaces is now available in a bracelet project - fully adaptable to any length you desire! The technique is simple right angle weave, which is then zipped into sturdy, chunky rings. It’s a time consuming stitch, but so much fun.

Keep on beading!

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  1. THANK YOU!!! I'm printing out your instructions and hope to 'play'!!! Again, thanks so much!!!! I'm so excited!!!

  2. I so missed this giveway. I just want to say that I would love to learn layered RAW like the trellis bracelet in your treasury. Congrats to Robbie!

  3. I am hoping to learn the albion stitch - when I get the time!!!


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