Jun 28, 2020

Free Tip Friday 6.26.20

This mix is Bliss! Inspired by a colorful photo Faye posted to our Facebook Group, Kate concocted this stunning and vibrant mix. She also had a great way to use it in mind...check out her ingredients, bracelet, and FTF episode below!

Want to make your own colorway? This ingredient list links to both the broad general category and the specific item Kate used. For example, clicking on "Regular C-Lon" shows you all the flavors, clicking on "Teal" brings you directly to that color. Easy-Peasy!

Ingredients
1 Button and Mini Mix or Monthly Mix- Summer Bliss Mini Mix
1 Spool Regular C-Lon- Teal
1 Spool 0.5mm Chinese Knotting Cord-  Golden Toffee or Violet
1 Czech Roller Bead- Pomegranate

Additional Learning
How to Macramé
Bollywood Bracelets


Jun 19, 2020

Free Tip Friday 6.19.20

Wanna Getaway? Us, too! Kate makes some perfect Summer Getaway earrings today with our June 2020 Monthly Mix. This beachy mix is a bit of summer in a tube! Sun, sand, sea...it's all here. Get your sunglasses and SPF...it's time to hit the beach!

Kate's earrings are a take on Alley Mori's Looped Tassel. Find her ingredients below. Want to make your own colorway? This ingredient list links to both the broad general category and the specific item Kate used. For example, clicking on "Fine C-Lon" shows you all the flavors, clicking on "Turquoise" brings you directly to that color. Easy-Peasy!
Ingredients
1 Pair Earwires- Folio
1 Spool Fine C-Lon- Turquoise
1 Tube Monthly Mix- Getaway
1 Pkg Currents Beads- Mist
1 Pkg Jump Rings: 2 types!
 -8mm Soldered - Bright Silver and
 -4mm Oval- Bright Silver


Jun 17, 2020

RAW Necklace: Kate's Colorway!

BSDT's Kim Golias made us two gorgeous colorways of her Right Angle Weave (RAW) Necklaces, and Kate is throwing her own into the mix on today's Live show! Below, find the ingredients Kate pulled for her demo. Once the show airs, we'll update this post to include the video. Enjoy!

Want to make your own colorway? This ingredient list links to both the broad general category and the specific item Kate used. For example, clicking on "6mm Melons" shows you all the flavors, clicking on "Red Picasso" brings you directly to that color. Easy-Peasy!



Ingredients
6mm Melons- Red Picasso and Mustard Brown Wash
10mm English Cuts- Red Picasso
Faceted Drops- Milk White Picasso Gold
5mm Rondelles- Wine Red
11/0 Seed Beads- 11-190 Nickel Plated
Oasis Links- Antique Silver
Chain- Feel Good- Antique Silver
Clasp- Swivel- Antique Silver





Jun 11, 2020

Free Tip Friday 6.12.20

The Dancer Earrings + The Hammertone Collection = WOW! Kate whips up some sweet sparklers using our newest components from TierraCast's newest collection. Textured, colorful, standout...perfect!! Find the video here.

Want to make your own colorway? These ingredient lists link to both the broad general category and the specific item Kate used. For example, clicking on "Puffy Rondelles" shows you all the flavors, clicking on "Antique Copper" brings you directly to that color. Easy-Peasy!



Ingredients
BRASS
1 Pair Earwires- Antique Brass Leverback
1 Spool KO Thread- Dark Grey
1 Spool 26G ParaWire- Vintage Bronze
1 Pair Hammered Teardrops- Antique Brass
1 Tube 11/0 Seed Beads- 11-2091
1 Tube 8/0 Seed Beads- 8-4242
1 Strand 3mm Fire Polish- Polychrome Aqua Teal
2 Briolettes- Indicolite
6 Hammertone Daggers- Antique Brass
2 Puffy Rondelles- Antique Brass

COPPER
1 Pair Earwires- Antique Copper Vintage Leverback
1 Spool KO ThreadDark Grey
1 Spool 26G ParaWire- Antique Copper
1 Pair Hammered Hoops- Antique Cooper
1 Tube 11/0 Metal Seed Beads- Antique Copper
1 Tube 11/0 Delicas- DB1850
1 Tube 11/0 Seed Beads11-2091
1 Tube 8/0 Seed Beads- 8-4204F
1 Strand 3mm Fire Polish- Matte Metallic Copper
1 Strand 5mm Rondelles- Stone Bronze
1 Pkg Tierra Heishi- Antique Copper


Jun 4, 2020

Free Tip Friday 6.5.20

Kate's got a cute and creative quickie for FTF...look at this fun little bracelet! Using Keyholes Chain, 1mm leather, and of course some beads, this bracelet works up quickly and looks great in a stack. Try making an extra-long one for a summery anklet!

Want to make your own colorway? This ingredients list links to both the brad general category and the specific item Kate used. For example, clicking on "Swivel Clasp" shows you all the flavors, clicking on "Antique Copper" brings you directly to that color. Easy-Peasy!


Ingredients
1 Swivel Clasp- Antique Copper
1 Ft Keyholes Chain(not Little Keyholes)- Antique Copper
1 Pkg 1mm Leather- Distressed Violet
1 Tube 6/0 Seed Beads- 6-4242 Duracoat S/L Dyed Aqua
1 Pkg Textured Oval Jump Rings- Antique Copper
1 Pkg Pony Express Beads- Copper
A Few Maple Leaf Beads- Blue Opaline Copper Wash
1 Pkg 2" Headpins- Antique Copper
Scrap of C-Lon or CKC (for a silk wrap, hidden under the Pony Express!)


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