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Beads, Baubles and Jewels

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Sleepless Beader Leslie Rogalski shows her contemporary take on the traditional method of bead weaving on a loom. Using a variety of threads, cords and large beads, Leslie creates unconventional, trendy jewelry using traditional stitching. Katie shares tips for storing and organizing beading supplies.

Add a touch of glamour to your life. Laura Timmons has rings for your fingers and beaded napkin rings for your table decor. Laura also has tips for adding crystals to fabric. Katie's Beading Lesson is on creating your own beading storage station.

Share your hobby and love of your craft with everyone through beaded gifts. The first guest is Jackie Truty, clay metal expert. She's making a beautiful fingerprint pendant; it's a perfect gift. Then, the final workshop lesson offers tips for packaging handmade jewelry gifts. Finally, meet Jean Baruch from Beads of Courage. Learn the story of this charitable group and how to share your love of beading with a purpose.

Check your beading fitness. Jewelry design Molly Schaller jump starts her designs by mixing matte and glossy beads. Polishing expert Anie Piliguian buffs matte beads to a high-gloss finish. Then, designer Katie Hacker cools down with ideas for using different types of leather cord and creates a jewelry bail to customize a pendant.

It's fun to bead with friends. With a color palette for inspiration, Erin Prais-Hintz spills her beading secrets as she and Katie plan a beading party and give you more ideas for jewelry-making get-togethers. Katie uses vintage-style sliders to make glamorous chandelier earrings.

Cindy Holsclaw takes traditional beadwork in a whole new direction using half-Tila beads to make a bezel setting for a crystal Rivoli. She creates beautiful earrings, a bracelet and more with a circular peyote beadweaving stitch using two-hole beads. In Katie's Beading Lesson, learn to make a wire-wrapped leather cuff.

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