Free Beadmaking Tutorials


I have written some beadmaking tutorials that are available for you to download as PDFs.

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Please click on the following links to download the PDFs. Each one will open in a new window.


Basic Round Donut-Shaped Bead Tutorial

Basic Thick Encasing Tutorial

Basic Encasing Tutorial

Wiggledot Bead Tutorial

Cupcake Bead Tutorial

Flurry (Anemone) Bead Tutorial

Roly Poly Bead Tutorial


The following links are not PDFs, but they might be of interest to you if you make beads.

Tumble-etching lampwork beads

Finishing wax for tumble-etched beads


My tutorials are free but if you'd like to say thanks by way of a small donation, please use the button below.