Tutorials & Favorite Posts

To save you the frustration of trying to find those free tutorials you remember reading here and wishing you had "pinned", we will compile them for you here. Enjoy!

China Painting - Caroline Dewison

Rolo-Chain-Style Links for Larger Holed Beads - Keirsten Giles

Beaded Drop Feather Earring Tutorial - Rebekah Payne

Spring Flower Bead Tutorial - Caroline Dewison

Making Your Own Texture Plates for Metal Embossing - Keirsten Giles

Stamp Doodling Part 2 -Rebekah Payne

QR Codes - Melissa Meman

Cigar Box Displays - Jenny Davies-Reazor

Finding Space to Make Jewelry in a Tiny Home - Keirsten Giles

Behind the Scenes at Tree Wings Studio: Stamp Doodling - Rebekah Payne

Spiral Play - Part 2 - Kristen Stevens

Throw out that expensive camera-Jen Cameron

Turning Photographs into Digital Etching Patterns-Keirsten Giles

Flower Tendril Earring Tutorial-Lesley Watt

Twins Addiction Tutorial (using Preciosa Twins for a beaded rope)-Kristen Stevens

Ruffled Wire Components-Melissa Meman

Lampwork Tutorial: Frit Twisties-Susan Kennedy

Make Your Own-Beaded Fringe Feather Focal-Rebekah Payne

Wooly Wire Pendant Tutorial-Linda Landig

Safer Silver Etching-Caroline Dewison

Quick Stack Disc Stack with Double Ended Headpins-Jen Cameron

Confessions (Creating Photo Backgrounds)-Keirsten Giles

Building a Raku Kiln-Caroline Dewison

Thinking In Color Part II-Francesca Watson

Annealing Shocky Glass-Susan Kennedy

Fun With Chain (and No Soldering!)-Keirsten Giles

Make Your Own-Wire-wrapped Feather Bracelet-Rebekah Payne

How did I not know about this? (Sticker Making for Sawing Metal)-Francesca Watson

Wire Wrapping Kumihimo Ends-Susan Kennedy

Production Work (Or, "I Must Be Out of My Mind")-Keirsten Giles

Beaded Wire Macrame Toggle Bars-Lesley Watt

Spiral Play-The Basics Part I-Kristen Stevens

Etching Revisited-Francesca Watson

Packaging-making Unique Embossed Bags-Caroline Dewison

Hosting a Destash Event-Linda Landig

Making Your Own Clay Cutters-Caroline Dewison

Three Super Simple Ball Chain Ends-Keirsten Giles

Ball Chain Ends Part II-Keirsten Giles

Cute Minimalist Gift Wrapping-Diana P.

Quick and Easy Beaded Bag Charm/Keychain-Lesley Watt

Freeform Friday: The Briolette Wrap-Jenny Davies-Reazor

Easy Earring Tutorial-Jen Cameron

Ornament Hanger Tutorial: Susan Kennedy

Simple Beaded Bead Tutorial-Caroline Dewison

Braided Bead Rope Tutorial-Lesley Watt

Inspired by Tulips; the Exploration of Creating a 3D Shape in Metal-Keirsten Giles

Etching with Transparencies-Caroline Dewison

BOC Funny Face Tutorial-Susan Kennedy

Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Tutorial-Jenny Davies-Reazor

Simple Sliding Bracelet-Caroline Dewison

The Perfect Organizational Tool + a Tutorial to make it more attractive-Tracee Dock

Lucky Charms-Melissa Meman

Button Closure Bracelet Tutorial-Linda Landig

Riveting with Wire-Caroline Dewison

Be Still! (or how to keep a shank style bead from twisting)-Melissa Meman

Patience is a Virtue: Mold Making-Caroline Dewison

Two More Pressed Flower Bead Designs-Rebekah Payne

Electroforming-Caroline Dewison

Ball Chain End Loops-Melissa Meman

Inside Outside Pressed Flower Beads-Rebekah Payne

Texture Texture Texture-Kristi Bowman

Wildflower Molds for Beadmaking-Rebekah Payne

Experiments in Coloring on Metal-Francesca Watson

Tutorial-Primrose Hill Earrings-Jo Tinley

Make Your Own Wire-wrapped Suede Tassel Bracelet-Rebekah Payne

Product Review and Tutorial for Using the Mighty Punch-Francesca Watson

Tips for Moving a Ceramic (and other) Art Studios-Karen Totten

Using a Bow Drill-Jo Tinley

Ornament Hanger How-To: Sue Kennedy

Fun With Wooly Wire (make a charm)-Diana P.

Tutorial: Fun with UV Resin-Diana P.

Whispers from Neverland (a tutorial on using Twins in Russian Spiral)-Kristen Stevens

Wire Macrame Earring Tutorial-Lesley Watt

Chestnut Brown Copper-Francesca Watson

Big Shot, the Sequel-Melissa Meman

Hearts and Flowers Tutorial-Jo Tinley

Polymer Clay How-To: faceted crackle beads-Rebekah Payne

Spring Flowers...Eye Candy and Tutorial-Melissa Meman

Plastered-Jenny Davies-Reazor

Embossed Lampwork Beads-Sue Kennedy

My Favorite Alternative to LOS-Melissa Meman

Making Hollow Beads-Jo Tinley

Polymer Clay How-To: Exotic Bloom Kaleidoscope Cane-Rebekah Payne

Embossing Metal with the Sizzix BigShot-Melissa Meman

Experimentation-Warm Pickle and LOS-Sue Kennedy

Three of my Favorite Polymer Bead Making Tips-Rebekah Payne

One of my Favorite Go-To Components (making a toggle using a copper washer)-Melissa Meman

Twisted Flower Bead Tutorial-Sue Kennedy

WoolyWire Bead Link Tutorial-Diana P.

The Making of Pie Beads-Karen Totten

More Adventures in Goldie Bronze-Kristi Bowman

Ear Wires...with a Twist!-Melissa Meman

Soldering Tips Part 1-Jo Tinley

Soldering Tips Part 2-Jo Tinley

Soldering Tips Part 3-Toggle Clasp Tutorial-Jo Tinley

Glass Headpin Earrings-Jen Cameron

Firing Copper Clay-Kristi Bowman

WoolWire Tutorial: How to Finish the Ends-Genea Crivello-Knable

Free-form Wire Fibula-Melissa Meman

Charm and Charm Again-Jenny Davies-Reazor

Using Scrap Copper to Create your own Elements-Jen Cameron

Winter Earrings-Sue Kennedy

Easy Winter Tree Cane Tutorial-Rebekah Payne

Creating Cute Stud Earrings out of Scrap Silver-Joanne Tinley

Polymer Clay Silverware Textured Beads-Rebekah Payne

Using Scratch Foam to Create Original Textures-Kristi Bowman

Double Headpins-Melissa Meman

Building an Ammonite Focal-Kristi Bowman

Enameling Pens Trial and Error-Melissa Meman

Step By Step Copper Yosemite Acorn Bead-Kristi Bowman

Jewelry Supply Shopping at the Hardware Store-Jenny Davies-Reazor

Creating a Ceramic Bead from a yard sale find-Marti Conrad

Writing a Press Release-Barbara Lewis

Getting Published-Barbara Lewis


  1. I am new to blogging, have been beading and now wanting to work with copper and lampworking. :-0
    Love your blog!

  2. Just found this page and feel like a kid in a candy store. My jewelry making is pure hobby and trying lots of different things. Gonna LIVE here!!! Thanks!!!

  3. Love this ...so happy I found this site and will spread the word

  4. Love your site and your clear instructions. THANKYOu!

  5. Love this site! Thank you for all the helpful tips and ideas!


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