From the Bottom Earring Tutorial – Wire Working Techniques

Brenda Schweder Jewelry taught us how to make these “From The Bottom Heart Earrings”  during her Facebook live this week.  (see link below)

The Pattern Instructions and PDF are here:  From the Bottom Heart Instructions and Pattern + Bonus Basic Earwires

About Brenda
Brenda is an artist, inventor, author, teacher, and coach, in whatever order that suits your need of her! Found objects and steel wire are her palette, which to her, pair like fine wines and lusciously delectable dinners.
You may know her from her weekly Facebook Live Broadcasts:
https://www.facebook.com/BrendaSchwederJewelry

She has written several books and has over 150+ published articles for the jewelry making world. She has also recorded workshop DVDs and other longer online classes.
Her name is synonymous with the Now That’s a[Brand]! of wire jewelry making tools.
Based in Southern Arizona, she works from her Sahuarita Casita, an adobe brick studio in the mountainous desert region close to the Mexican border.
Subscribe to her blog for regular updates.
Her YouTube page is here.
Her Facebook page is here.
Her Instagram page is here.

Right Angle Weave Rope Bracelets – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here:  Right Angle Weave Rope

Description for our class:

In this class we will review right-angle-weave stitch to create a drapey rope using John Bead Czech Glass seed beads. The finished design is both flexible and holds its shape. This stitch can be worked with any size beads. The sample shown was created with a Size 6/0 Czech Glass Seed Bead mix. Size 10/0 beads are used to attach the clasp.

The Recorded Class Is Here:

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.
Danielle on Facebook linked here.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  on this blog are here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Drop In Drop Earrings – Wire Working Techniques

 

I’ve been into alternating colored earrings lately, so you’re in for the ride with me! If you love contrasting colors and cold-connections
with fiber as much as I do, you’ll love these teardrop hoops like a popsicle on the first really hot day of summer! [We can hope, can’t we?]

Instructions PDF:  DropInDropJB instructions

Pattern PDF:  DropInDropJB Pattern

Watch a replay of the workshop!

About Brenda
Brenda is an artist, inventor, author, teacher, and coach, in whatever order that suits your need of her! Found objects and steel wire are her palette, which to her, pair like fine wines and lusciously delectable dinners.
You may know her from her weekly Facebook Live Broadcasts:
https://www.facebook.com/BrendaSchwederJewelry

She has written several books and has over 150+ published articles for the jewelry making world. She has also recorded workshop DVDs and other longer online classes.
Her name is synonymous with the Now That’s a[Brand]! of wire jewelry making tools.
Based in Southern Arizona, she works from her Sahuarita Casita, an adobe brick studio in the mountainous desert region close to the Mexican border.
Subscribe to her blog for regular updates.
Her YouTube page is here.
Her Facebook page is here.
Her Instagram page is here.

Beaded Slider Bracelets! – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here: Slider Bracelets Step-by-Step

Description for our class:
Create these fun, slider bracelets in a flash! Two-drop, even count peyote technique is used to create each band. The finished edge is added using brick stitch technique to hold the slider charms in position on the band.

 

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.
Danielle on Facebook linked here.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  on this blog are here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Adjustable Bangle Tutorial- Wire Working Techniques

I call it the [New] Classic! The adjustable bangle is—IMHO—the staple of every jewelry wearer’s accessory stockpile, and why not?! It’s amazing alone or stacked and fits every “paw” from here to Mars. Here in the vibrant hues aluminum wire provides, this versatile bangle is easily adorned [jump-rings already attached] with the sparkle of these Czech crystal charm sets conveniently packaged in your favorite colorways. – Brenda Schweder

Instructions and pattern PDF:   Adjustable Bangle

Watch a replay of the workshop!

About Brenda

Brenda is an artist, inventor, author, teacher, and coach, in whatever order that suits your need of her! Found objects and steel wire are her palette, which to her, pair like fine wines and lusciously delectable dinners.
You may know her from her weekly Facebook Live Broadcasts:
https://www.facebook.com/BrendaSchwederJewelry

She has written several books and has over 150+ published articles for the jewelry making world. She has also recorded workshop DVDs and other longer online classes.
Her name is synonymous with the Now That’s a[Brand]! of wire jewelry making tools.
Based in Southern Arizona, she works from her Sahuarita Casita, an adobe brick studio in the mountainous desert region close to the Mexican border.
Subscribe to her blog for regular updates.
Her YouTube page is here.
Her Facebook page is here.
Her Instagram page is here.

Earth Valentines, Globe Stitch Bracelets! – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here:  Earth Valentines Step-by-Step

Description for our class:

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.
Danielle on Facebook linked here.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  on this blog are here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Love AdInfinitum- Wire Working Techniques

 

Let’s make lots of Loves and connect ‘em all together to form a rainbow of aluminum wire amazingness! This project will teach you a quick wire lettering technique [with the right pattern] and how to translate word elements into a stable linked necklace! Use all the colors to ring your neck or pick your fave for a single profession of the sentiment! And don’t forget to dot your O’s with stunning Preciosa crystal ‘cause there’s nothing like a little glimmer to make a girl feel special!

Love JB Pattern

LoveAdInfinitum JB instructions

RockABye CradleLink JB Pattern

Extra Online Workshop:  Cholla Love Mixed Media Pendant

About Brenda

Brenda is an artist, inventor, author, teacher, and coach, in whatever order that suits your need of her! Found objects and steel wire are her palette, which to her, pair like fine wines and lusciously delectable dinners.
You may know her from her weekly Facebook Live Broadcasts:
https://www.facebook.com/BrendaSchwederJewelry

She has written several books and has over 150+ published articles for the jewelry making world. She has also recorded workshop DVDs and other longer online classes.
Her name is synonymous with the Now That’s a[Brand]! of wire jewelry making tools.
Based in Southern Arizona, she works from her Sahuarita Casita, an adobe brick studio in the mountainous desert region close to the Mexican border.
Subscribe to her blog for regular updates.
Her YouTube page is here.
Her Facebook page is here.
Her Instagram page is here.

3D Long Barbell Connector Link: SixWays, Part I and 2 – Wire Working Techniques

3D Long Barbell Link Instructions and Pattern

The Facebook Live Workshop – Part 1

 

The Facebook Live Workshop – Part 2

About Brenda

Brenda is an artist, inventor, author, teacher, and coach, in whatever order that suits your need of her! Found objects and steel wire are her palette, which to her, pair like fine wines and lusciously delectable dinners.
You may know her from her weekly Facebook Live Broadcasts:
https://www.facebook.com/BrendaSchwederJewelry

She has written several books and has over 150+ published articles for the jewelry making world. She has also recorded workshop DVDs and other longer online classes.
Her name is synonymous with the Now That’s a[Brand]! of wire jewelry making tools.
Based in Southern Arizona, she works from her Sahuarita Casita, an adobe brick studio in the mountainous desert region close to the Mexican border.
Subscribe to her blog for regular updates.
Her YouTube page is here.
Her Facebook page is here.
Her Instagram page is here.