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Fabric Beads

Discover the beauty of fabric beads and learn how to create your own unique jewelry pieces. Explore top ideas for incorporating fabric beads into your craft projects.
My quilted fabric bead obsession continues...         (Which is good, as they are now selling almost as fast as I can stitch them!)      ... Fiber Art Jewelry, Felt Jewelry, Textile Jewelry, Fabric Jewelry, Jewelry Art, Jewellery, Paper Beads Diy, Fabric Beads, Diy Beads

My quilted fabric bead obsession continues... (Which is good, as they are now selling almost as fast as I can stitch them!) I've been experimenting with different fabrics, quilting stitches and sizes... Below are some examples of beads made from batik fabric, ( Yay! a great way to use up that stash I bough years ago!) Here, on the beads pictured above, the quilting is done in short rows going around the beads, creating a semi textured bead. Pictured above and below, I chose to do an all-over…

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Liz Wauchope
Fiber Art Jewelry, Textile Jewelry, Fabric Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry, Jewellery, Paper Beads Diy, Fabric Beads, Diy Beads, Diy Fabric

You make fabric beads the same way you make rolled paper beads, but I prefer fabric. I haven't had any success when I tried making paper beads (yet). It's easier to roll the fabric, and the beads get chunkier faster. Here is a quick tutorial to show you how easy and fun this is! 1.

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cheryl catchpole
Paper Beads Diy, Fabric Beads, Diy Beads, Fiber Art Jewelry, Textile Jewelry, Fabric Jewelry, Jewellery, Fabric Bracelets, Fabric Necklace

The other weekend at the C&G class we were looking at ways of embellishing your work. As my work is generally unadorned and bling is a definite no-no, this meant lots of research for me. This is one of my favourite parts of teaching C&G – I have a great excuse to go and look up artists and ideas and techniques and learn more myself. One of the things I came across was making your own beads using straws (an article in a Quilting Arts freebie on embellishment techniques by Gail Ellspermann –…

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Paula Muehlenkamp