The Kids move home …

The Quarter Tila and Half Tila beads have moved back in with their parents, the full Tilas. Just when you think you can rent out the kid’s room, they move back in. Look for a filter to appear on the page shortly so that you can see just one size if you like, but this way, you can pick coordinating and matching colors more easily. In addition to bead-weaving projects, these dainty two-hole beads make great stretchy-bracelets.

Four Quarter Tilas = …

Do 4 Quarter Tilas equal a whole TILA bead? First – there were the Miyuki Tilas – then the Half Tilas, and now, drumroll please – the super thin sliced – Quarter Tila! The quarter Tilas are 1/4 of the width of the original Tila – so that you can use them as thin spacers or connectors in your beading, use them to create complex geometric patterns, or use them in patterns where moving around a circle (like a bezel) in smaller increments is a bonus! Miyuki has these lovely, free projects to inspire you too! Quarter Tila Necklace, and …