Jewelry Making

Prepare to be dazzled! Enjoy step-by-step tutorials, stylish new DIY designs, and lots of handmade sparkle on the Craftsy Jewelry Making Blog.

Free Pattern Friday: Have Fun in the Sun With Beach-Themed Patterns!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

It's time for some fun in the sun with this week's free patterns. From nautical mug rugs to your perfect summer tote, we rounded up our favorite patterns for celebrating the wonderful some experience of soaking up rays and going for a dip. Grab your towel and some SPF: Life's a beach with these free patterns!

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Make a Unique Pendant With Art Beads: Free Tutorial

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Jewelry Making | Comments

Have you found the most beautiful artisan made bead but have no idea what to do with it? I hear that often. Don't fret! I have a quick and easy tutorial on how to make a unique pendant using artisan beads!

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Using Artisan Beads for One-of-a-Kind Jewelry Designs

Posted by on Jun 21, 2014 in Jewelry Making | Comments

What exactly is an art bead? Although you might be hard-pressed to find the term art bead in the dictionary, I assure you there is a world full of bead artists creating them. Let's take a look at how you can incorporate one-of-a-kind artisan beads into your jewelry designs.

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Free Pattern Friday: A Watermelon Quilt, Desktop Wallpaper & More!

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

Let's get right to it with this week's free patterns because we've got a lot of ground to cover. From a juicy watermelon quilt pattern to a simple summer dress, we're bringing you enough patterns to fill the longest day of the year with creative fun!

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How to Texture Metal to Add a Whole New Dimension to Your Metalwork

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

We already covered how to make your own hoop earrings. In this tutorial, we show you four different ways to texturize your earrings to give them even more personality.

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How to Make Classic Hoop Earrings That’ll Never Go Out of Style

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014 in Jewelry Making | Comments

Classic hoop earrings are a wardrobe staple that will never go out of style. They're an easy way to upgrade almost any outfit, and they also make wonderful gifts. Best of all, they are really quite simple to make. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make a wire-wrapped loop. Once you acquire this skill, the options for customization are truly endless!

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