All about the Peyote With A Twist not Crochet technique

When creating jewelry there are many techniques you can use. Today I want to talk to you about the Peyote With A Twist Not Crochet technique. This technique is quite new so you might not have heard of it before. So grab a cup of coffee or tea and start reading from here. This new technique is found by Gerlinde Lenz, a sweet woman from Germany. She started out with a regular Peyote pattern en bend it over to create a rope. The Peyote with a twist – not crochet, or in short PWAT, was born. If you are familiar...

5 of the most awesome crochet bags on Pinterest

It is no secret that I love to crochet in my free time. Creating a crochet bracelet is one thing but I also adore to just crochet with yarn alone. Today I want to show you the 5 most awesome crochet bags that I found on Pinterest. And yes, when I have the time and can find the pattern somewhere – paid or free – I will give it a try! No 1 This handbag, wow! And it is no surprise I’m working on this handbag right as we speak. I bought the pattern from Ravelry a few months back...

How to use Miyuki Delica beads in a beads crochet bracelet

Most people swear by using only rocaille beads for beads crochet project. But when looking online, you’ll find a lot of Rusian designers using Miyuki Delica beads. So what about that? How to use Miyuki Delica beads in a beads crochet bracelet? If you want to try this out for a change, read this how-to as it ain’t that easy. Keep reading if you want to find out more. I created a lot of beads crochet bracelets and even I thought that rocaille beads were the only ones to use. Rocaille beads are round and will line up much easier...

Using BeadsTool4 for stunning patterns

You have spotted all those awesome patterns on Pinterest, Etsy, and other platforms. Still, wondering where they came from and how they are made? Keep reading to find out! Little hint: BeadsTool4 has something to do with this! BeadsTool4 is my best friend. For creating stunning patterns, I use BeadsTool4 to convert lovely pictures into a beads pattern for bracelets and paintings. The BeadsTool4 allows you to upload an image and set this to a converted beads pattern including all the colors you need. But how is this possible and what is needed to create these stunning patterns? Let me...

How many beads in a beads crochet project?

Working on your first ever beads crochet bracelet and… too short! How is that possible and how can you know how many beads a beads crochet project needs? Today I share the formula on how to count a ‘string’ of beads. When checking out Pinterest, you’ll find a lot of awesome patterns for beads crochet projects. Some are very simple and some are really long with multiple colors and difficult pattern structures. But how many beads do you really need for a project and does the size of the bead influence this? The beads There is all kind of factors...

Special Pen Cover Patterns for the Pilot G2

When typing is the most common thing nowadays, sometimes you just need a pen. And let’s be honest; most Pilot G2 pens are dull. Right? Just one color, nothing special about them. Well, let’s change that by creating special pen cover patterns for the Pilot G2. I know for sure that you also have a kitchen drawer full with normal pencils that work, but are not fancy in any way possible. Pencils with a logo, name of a company of just plain blue. Let’s pimp up this drawer so that it is fun when taking out a pen to write...

Preciosa Ornela Beads for crochet projects

When creating a beads crochet rope bracelet or neckless, most times Miyuki rocailles or Toho rocailles are used. Online I found some awesome beads to experiment with named Preciosa Ornela. The beads are from the Czech Republic and made of glass. The colors are so bright and much affordable than Miyuki or Toho. Want to know more? Keep reading. When scrolling through my Instagram feed, I came across some rope bracelets using Preciosa Ornela beads. I was stunned by the look of the bracelets and the colors of the beads. Searching online gave me some awesome insides. There is a...

Top 5 Fun places to find free and paid beads patterns

I love to create jewelry and most of the time I create my own patterns for it. You can find a lot of cute and awesome patterns online. Some patterns are free to use but not every pattern can be used for selling the finished product. Remember that there is always copyright on every pattern that has been made. To avoid trouble, here are my top 5 free and paid patterns to keep you going what you love the most: making jewelry with seed beads. 1: Etsy Search What you find on Etsy is always unique but you have to...

Summer Manchettes; make your outfit complete

As the summer is almost coming to an end, it is never too late to complete your latest summer outfits with stunning manchette bracelets. Keep reading for more. Wide and colorful. Manchette bracelets are a good way to show of your stunning outfit. Match the color of your summer dress with the colors of the manchette and steal the show. Manchette bracelets are over 4cm wide and are a real eye-catcher around your wrist. We create an awesome manchette for you to show. Let us know the colors that you love the most and be amazed at our unique jewelry....

New hit: the Roll On Bracelet

Maybe you have seen them online; the roll on bracelet. A super cute bracelet which you can easily roll over your wrist. Fun for festivals, a beach party, summer days and more. Want to know more about the roll on bracelets? Keep reading. The roll-on bracelet is made out of seed beads, best known as Rocaille seed beads by Toho or Miyuki. The beads are strung up on a thread and then crocheted around as a beads rope bracelet. The ends of the rope are tight together to form a solid bracelet with no end nor beginning. By using a...

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