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Beads & Beyond October 2014

Issue No: 85
On Sale: 11/9/2014
SKU: BAB141001
£4.50
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Contents...

REGULARS

Retail therapy

This month’s round up of the hottest new products and beady news

Subscription offer

Check out our great subscription offer this month!

Meet and greet

This month we interviewed breathtaking beader Charlotte Rosser

Inbox

We answer your emails, take a look at our favourite uploads to the readers gallery this month and share the latest from our Facebook page!

Spotlight

We review some fantastic new books and reveal our blog and website of the month

Sneak preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month

FEATURED PROJECTS

Berry bright

String clusters of brightly coloured beads with a gorgeous ceramic leaf for this bracelet in an alternative autumnal palette of orange and turquoise

Autumn fire

You will never look at beading wire in the same way again once you have seen it swirling and whirling through crystals and wire leaves in this clever statement necklace

Hedgerow harvest

The blackberries are ripe and ready to pick from this Kumihimo necklace. Discover how to bead Magamata beads into your braid for this fruity project that’s totally prickle free!

Make like a tree

Create a beautiful tree bead in just eight steps then visit our blog to find out how to make it the focal point of an autumnal necklace

Textures of autumn

Learn to hammer texture into a metal blank for the focal of this bracelet. You’ll love this quick and easy way to add interest and originality to your linked designs

Woodland green

Copper and the dark forest green of a Moss Agate cabochon are the perfect combination for this organic necklace. Discover the secrets of putting a semiprecious stone into an ornate wirework setting

Leather leaves

Leather is a wonderful material to use in jewellery where texture and movement are required. You can create this jumble of leaves necklace with minimal tools and just a few offcuts

Changing seasons

This stunning necklace will take you from summer into autumn using polymer clay leaves that turn from green to gold all from a single cane of blended clay!

Falling leaves

Use leafy outline stickers to etch beautiful patterns into silver sheet for these gorgeous earrings

Quick make

Make a brooch or a whole bouquet of these frilly flowers stitched from seed beads

FEATURES

Recipes for ...

Nature’s treasures. Discover how to use little more than beads, beadcaps and wire to recreate the fruits and seeds of the season for use in your jewellery designs

Top 10

Lots of lovely leaves in our top 10 necklaces for autumn

Designer challenge

Four designers use the same pack of beads from Beadsisters to create three designs. What would you have made?

Shopping for ...

Woodland wonder

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