Our first guest is Mary Hettmansperger - she’s
an expert on wire works with a “fishy” bracelet.
Katie Hacker has the first of our bead lessons - today
is colored wire and loops. Louise McClure introduces
us to mixed media in a project with tons of texture.
Then we have a new feature – each week Tammy Honaman
will share some fascinating information on a semi precious
stone. This week is quartz. Then Katie Hacker is back
with a bracelet featuring swarovski crystals. And last
up Mark Larue, our guest artist shares some of his wire
and metal techniques.
Our first guest Judy Belcher – will change your
way of thinking with an unbelievable clay purse pendant.
Katie Hacker’s beading lesson takes us back to wire
and incorporating colored wire in your design. Linda Augsburg
creates a coiled cuff with a really new technique using
a clay spacer bead. Tammy’s feature semi precious
stone is agate. Then its polymer bracelets with Iliana
McGrath. Last up Lyn Krucke our feature clay artist adds
an interesting element to clay with wire mesh.
Mindy Brooks is our first guest, an expert beader with
a feature stitch. Choosing the right needle and thread
size for beading is Katie’s lesson. Marlynn McNutt
introduces us to bead tips and French wire techniques
for finishing. Next our feature stone from Tammy Honaman
is jasper. Last up Iliana McGrath is back with beaded
We start out with Linda Augsburg and macramé
cord with beautiful shades of blue. Katie’s lesson
is some very unusual ways to use memory wire. Judy Belcher
is back with a hot trend – jean jewelry charms.
Chrysoprase is our semi precious feature from Tammy.
Then Iliana McGrath uses cording to create bracelets.
And last up our special guest is Mary Libby Neiman –
we stretch the definition of cord to include yarn; with
knit and crochet projects that are unbelievable.
Mary Hettmansperger is back to the show with pounding
and soldering techniques.
Katie introduces us to the newest type of wire –
silver plate – you can even braid it.
Tammy Honaman demonstrates an art clay bracelet –
a different look at metal. Then Tammy is right back with
lapis our featured semi precious stone . Iliana McGrath
features colored craft wire with glass beads. And last
up Mark Larue returns with more metal techniques.
Mindy brooks our first guest, has been searching for the
perfect antique buttons for her bracelet design. Katie’s
Bead lesson is an introduction to the basic embroidery
stitches. Stephanie Girdlestone features bales and donuts
in her designs. Tammy’s feature semi precious stone
is Blue Sapphire. Then Katie returns with a Swarovski
crystal necklace. And last up Miriam Neuringer uses embroidery
on a fabric cabochon.
Our first artist Candy Cooper shows us how to make felt
beads– but her other specialty is metal. Today’s
beading lesson with Katie is all about specialty findings
.Get out that sewing basket again with Marlynn McNutt
– wait until you see what you can make with buttons.
Then Tammy features Peridot a very hot fashion color today.
Mindy Brooks has a fiber wrapping technique for a great
dangle necklace. And last up Krystal Wick shows us her
quick fiber necklace.
First Mindy Brooks adds lampwork beads to create a special
charm bracelet. Katie’s bead lesson is about adhesives
– the right adhesive for every material including
glass. Arbel Shemesh has another great bracelet design
with a cha cha bracelet. Turquoise is the feature stone
from Tammy Honaman Iliana McGrath demonstrates a necklace
featuring an Art glass pendant. And last up Marinda Stewart
has a trendy accessory – the poncho pin.
Arbel Shemesh adds watch faces to her stringing. Next
Katie Hacker’s bead lesson shows how to finish
off your stringing. Linda Augsburg has a really unusual
stringing technique using crystals. Malachite is the
feature semi precious stone from Tammy. And Iliana McGrath’s
stringing project features magnetic beads. Last up,
if you love making jewelry – you’ll love
the ergonomic tips from Colleen McDonough.
Linda Augsburg is first with a great way to use up leftover
beads – she makes earrings featuring the brick
stitch. Katie takes us back to basics – what diameter
and ply wire do you use with which bead – if you
want your jewelry to last it’s important to choose
the right wire. Tammy Honaman has a trendy bracelet
design to share called the fringe. And then Tammy returns
with a look at tourmaline. Last up Katie is back with
a shimmering watch featuring crystal.
First up Judy Belcher is back. She’ll show us
how to make a polymer cabochon. How do you string some
of those unusual beads – Katie’s beading
lesson is all about bails. Mindy Brooks uses art glass
focal beads for her necklace with an unusual setting
made from chain. Tammy’s semi precious stone feature
is obsidian. Iliana McGrath coordinates art glass beads
with coordinating clasps And last up Marinda uses fabulous
beads to make a fabulous watch.
First Linda Augsburg combines four different stones
and shapes – in one necklace – they all
work together! You’ll want to know how to use
a bead reamer and knotter especially for working with
pearls or semi precious stones. – and that’s
Katie’s Beading lesson. Stephanie Girdlestone
features marcasite – for a shimmery sparkle. The
feature semi precious stone from Tammy is howlite. Iliana
chose a mix of pearls and stone for her project. And
last up – we visit with Mary Hettmansperger –
you saw her design on an earlier show – now we
get to spend a little time talking with her.
Arbel Shemesh takes chandelier earrings beyond your
ears – she uses the same findings for both earrings
and necklaces. In Katie’s Beading lesson, we’ll
learn how to use chain for connecting dangles, tassels
and all types of chandelier earrings. Than Katie comes
right back with elegant Swarovski crystal earrings.
The last feature stone from Tammy is the opal. Then
Linda Augsburg creates an unconventional gypsy earring.
Last up we invited Candy Cooper back – to show
off her specialty - metal work – not just for