InspirationFX: Dog Tooth Double Ladder Bracelet

Dog Tooth Double Ladder Bracelet by: Bonnie Cottingham When BeadFX got the stone buttons I knew I could use them for ladder stitch bracelets.Now it was a search for the right beads! This week, new stone beads came in and my search was complete. The only trouble I had was deciding which size and shape to use. Making ladder stitch bracelets there are quite a few techniques for the ladder stitch braceletsMany can be found on YouTube or through your Pinterest page. Each bracelets shown uses a different technique to make it. The double- wrap natural bracelet uses two strands …

How Much Difference Does a Bead Size Make?

Actually, quite a bit! As many of you know, I love seed beads and working with these small gems of colour. As we get new sizes and shapes of seed beads, Marg often gives me some and says, “See what you can do with these!” This time it was the Mini-Duo’s turn to be played and experimented with. According to the manufacturer, the MiniDuo has the same overall shape as the SuperDuo only smaller. They don’t look that much different – not enough to make a huge difference – so I thought. Think again! Here is an example of the …