Rainbow Thursday! The Sale Continues!

We love black – black makes everything pop! But why stop at Black Friday? Let’s give all the colors a chance! Our pre-Christmas sale continues – with 20% off the whole rainbow of nearly everything – and some stuff is a lot more! New this week are many more items in our Bulk items and deals on web-only items not stocked in-store. Such as Bulk SuperDuos! Bulk Delica 11/0s, and more coming! If there is something you’d like to see sold in large quantities like factory packs, be sure and let me know! Remember the Miyuki Crochet Thread? Now available …

New! New! New!

What’s new this week? Well, some , some pinch beads, a new colour of metal clay, some new beading thread, and, oh yeah – the entire website!!!!!   Yes – a new look, that is fresher, cleaner, faster, more streamlined, and easier on the eyes. Easier to use on mobile too! New features like shopping by colour! Of course – as with anything this complicated – there are a few things that seem to be not quite what we expected. So please, if you find something weird, like pictures overlapping or showing up gigantic, or if you can’t find something …

Have a class or two with Carolyn Cave: Canadian SuperDuo Queen!

We have an amazing array of talent in Canada and sometimes they don’t get the attention they deserve. Carolyn Cave is one of those artists may be flying under your radar, but, if you like seed beading, she is someone whose work you will love! We’re proud to have Carolyn join us at BeadFX to teach 6 half-day classes that feature a variety of beading stitches. A self-taught bead artist living in Alberta, Canada, Carolyn enjoys the endless creativity derived from stringing and stitching “little, round, shiny things with holes in them”. This is both a frustrating and exhilarating way …

SuperDuos versus Twins

  As Dwyn wrote for the website section on Twins: “A new two-hole seedbead. It looks a little like those domino masks for a maskerade party – but with two holes, there are many, many new possibilities for new designs. Actually I should explain here that there are two very similar beads that are small, oval beads with two holes in them. We have both the Twins and the Superduos. The difference is the Superduos are more exactingly made, and a little more substantial – they are a little heavier. And, as such, a little more expensive than their plainer …