Welcome to BeadBush!

We carry a wide variety of unusual and special beads, accessories, and buttons for jewelry. Our classes are creative and technique oriented. Skill levels from beginner to experienced. The creative arts with a relationship to beads is our focus for classes.  You will find a wide variety of beading techniques, soutache, fiber and felting, leather, polymer clay, metal clay, fused glass, wirework, chain maille, basket weaving and more.  Check the calendar monthly as it is always changing.

Visit our our online Vintage Bead store.  We have free shipping, prompt service and a great selection of treasured vintage beads.

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Sharing Your Expertise: Tools, Tips and Insights for Beading Instructors

Our technology-driven world offers so many different ways to learn and to teach. Craft and art education is changing too! Donʼt miss this opportunity to discover the possibilities and think about your role in craft instruction.

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Beaded Basket

With this simple basket, the student will learn twining with reed.

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Slip Stitch Beaded Crocheted Rope, The Basics

In this class, you will learn the basics of this popular technique. You will work first with big beads and big thread (materials provided) so that you can become familiar with how the beads move into pattern and how the rope is constructed. You will then graduate to size 6 (or size 8) seed beads to work on a bracelet or bangle that features the trademark spiral of this tubular technique. You will be introduced to methods for finishing with a clasp or an invisible join.
Students may not complete this project during the class. A follow up session will be arranged as necessary, for the group or for individuals.

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