Welcome to a library of free pdf downloads showing you all the basic building blocks of making wonderful projects using beads, wire and thread.

Click on any of the photos to download the free PDF technique sheets.

Look out for YouTube Videos links to step-by-step demonstrations.




An introduction to the craft of beading and beadwork.

What to call things and what you might need.




Twin Beads

Threading Beads

Choosing the right thread, add a clasp and make decorative knots.

Design a necklace, a bracelet or make a beaded curtain - all the information you need to get started is here.



Linking & Wirework

Making simple loops, linking and using chain.

Choosing the right wire, getting creative and a professional finish.





Beadweaving Techniques

Beadweaving stitches with instructions from first principles.

Blank grids to create your own designs.





Framing a Rivoli

Two different techniques to create a frame for a Rivoli.  Click the YouTube logo on the downloads to go to the video.

Bezelling a Rivoli Make a Pave Setting