DIY Friendship Bracelets

Friendship bracelets are a great craft that you can take anywhere! They’re especially nice for people who have failed repeatedly at learning to knit and crochet. And as a bonus, I feel like learning how to make a friendship bracelet is one of those rites of passage you always do at summer camp, so this…

Making New Yewelry

Simple Stringing Step 1 – Gather the necessary materials We’ve created Artbeads Starter Sets to make things easy. Order these two sets and your choice of beads from our Artbeads Starter Set shopping list, or check out the list below that for individual tools and components that you’ll need to get started. Artbeads Starter Set…

Perfectly Pair Your Projects With 8 Types of Jewelry Clasps

HERE’S AN EASY GUIDE TO BASIC JEWELRY CLASPS TO HELP YOU CHOOSE THE BEST FIT FOR YOUR PROJECTS.   Spring ring clasp The spring ring clasp is one of the most common types of clasps you’ll see on all kinds of jewelry pieces. As its name suggests, it is a metal ring with a spring…

Free Jewelry Making Projects & Patterns

Inspire yourself with free jewelry making projects, patterns, tips and techniques you can download today! The Interweave team is on hand to help you build upon your jewelry making skills or start with the craft from scratch with tons of free jewelry making ideas delivered straight to your inbox from the experts. Explore our most…

Top 10 Beginner Jewelry Making Tips

1. Choose what type of jewelry interests you most. It can be really overwhelming when you first decide you want to try your hand at making jewelry because there’s such a broad range of possibilities! Just as you wouldn’t expect to learn to crochet, knit, hand-sew, quilt, and embroider all at once, it’s unrealistic to…

Easy Crafts To Make And Sell

1. DIY Beaded Bracelets DIY Beaded Bracelets You Bead Crafts Lovers Should Be Making Photo by DIY Projects Making custom bracelets is fun, especially when you can customize it in any color and size you want. So take your pick which beaded bracelet here to make and sell, because they’re all beautiful! Beaded bracelets are one of the…

DIY Jewelry with Martha Stewart Crafts

WHAT YOU’LL NEED: MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS™ JEWELRY BEADS – OCEAN BLUE MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS™ JEWELRY TOOLS – CHAIN NOSE PLIERS Eyelet pins Jump rings Clasps Chain AND THE STEPS: String one color of the Martha Stewart beads onto an eyelet pin. Curve the end of the pin into another eyelet with the chain nose pliers….

WIRE WRAPPED PENDANT FRAME

MATERIALS NEEDED: Two 15 cm lengths 8mm/ 20 gauge round soft wire (more if you want to add more details at the end) 0.4mm or 26 gauge round wire (leave it in spool to avoid wastage) 18mm Swarovski pendant (heart used here) Round nose pliers Chain nose pliers Wire cutters METHOD: First, you need your…

MEMORY WIRE BRACELET

Supplies: Pliers Memory wire– enough for the beads that you want to string- I ordered mine from Goody Beads Beads- I found these colorful beads at Walmart on clearance. I liked the colors and secretly wished that they came in a bracelet instead of a string of beads. Wire cutters (optional)- If you need to…

How to Make Beachy Boho Beaded Hoop Earrings

Learn to make these perfect for summer bright Beachy Bohemian Beaded Hoop Earrings in this easy step by step tutorial. For more fun jewelry ideas see my Fashion + Jewelry page. Save I surf the Anthropologie site monthly, they have some of the coolest looking jewelry, crafty stuff, and home decor. Some of their handmade goodies, however, are quite pricey….