When I first started beading years ago, I used to haunt the About.com's jewelry site for simple free beading tutorials. Another place is the All Info about Jewelry Making site. Both are good starting places for newbies. There are also tons of books and magazines you can either borrow from your local lending library or buy. But thanks to some talented artisans on the internet, there are more tutorials to discover. Here are a few of the latest ones.
Mortira is also responsible for this beautiful tutorial on the double St. Petersburg chain. (Update - link corrected).
Scattered Flowers Necklace tutorial by Beads Unlimited on Cut Out and Keep is easy for beginners!
Azareal on Squidoo says her netted necklace tutorial is often used in Russian and Ukrainian bead work designs. It is an easy stitch for beginners.
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- Cut Out And Keep Jewelry How-tos
- Learn new stitches with beaded earrings
- How to make a beaded steampunk bracelet
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