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 7 – Beading Loom

This craft is probably the hardest (that said, it's not too difficult) all week, but the final product is really rewarding. So keep that in mind as we start Day 7's craft, a beaded heart made on a beading loom! Okay, so first we have to make our loom. If you already have one, that's … Continue reading International Beading Week – Day 7 – Beading Loom

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 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