International Beading Week – Day 9 – Bracelet

It's funny, the week is drawing to a close and yet this is the first bracelet pattern. A bracelet or necklace is what people would normally think of when they think of 'beading', but for some reason, I am more inclined to think of bead pets first. I actually had to ponder what I was … Continue reading International Beading Week – Day 9 – Bracelet

International Beading Week – Day 8 – Watermelon

My siblings and I love those random 'holidays'.😄 Like Camera Day or Take Your Pants For A Walk Day! So today, in honour of Watermelon Day, I created a pattern for a watermelon "bead pet". (No, it is not a pet.😜) It is pretty simple, not even as complicated as the panda, but it looks … Continue reading International Beading Week – Day 8 – Watermelon

International Beading Week – Day 6 – Guest Post – Pineapple

For today's post, we have our first ever guest! FlamyFox13 of Peace in the Pines will be showing us how to make a pineapple "bead pet". Welcome to Hedgehog Hollow, FlamyFox13! Thanks. This is actually quite nerve-wracking (or nervous-making as ForestPoodle88 says).  As mentioned, I'm going to show you how to make a little pineapple. … Continue reading International Beading Week – Day 6 – Guest Post – Pineapple

International Beading Week – Day 5 – Canada Pin

You know those safety pin Canadian flags? (Well, maybe you don't, especially if you live in a different country. Either way . . .) What follows is my variation on those pins. Made from the same supplies, but a different pattern, this pin will proclaim your love for Canada! Materials Needed: 17 average-sized safety pins … Continue reading International Beading Week – Day 5 – Canada Pin

International Beading Week – Day 4 – Clay Beads

Do you want to make your own cool, one-of-a-kind beads? Do you have clay just lying around? Do you need more beads for your projects? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then today's craft is for you! (In case you are wondering, I answered yes to the first two questions. As for … Continue reading International Beading Week – Day 4 – Clay Beads

International Beading Week – Day 3 -Flamingo

(this post has been updated Sept 2020 to restore and resize pictures and get rid of the weird formatting you may have seen for this post in the past.) Like the past two days, today is another bead pet craft, but tommorrow we're on to something new. If you are looking for more bead pet … Continue reading International Beading Week – Day 3 -Flamingo

International Beading Week – Day 2 – Panda

For the second day of International Beading Week (IBW), we will be making another bead pet - a panda! I'm hoping my diagrams are clear, but if they aren't and you have any questions, please comment down below. Materials Needed: 16 round or faceted black beads 25 white size-10 seed beads 2 eye colour beads … Continue reading International Beading Week – Day 2 – Panda