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Have Beads, Will Travel

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

The nice things about bead addiction are that it is not immoral, illegal or fattening. Beads are compact and portable. In fact, they may have been the first non-perishable wearable ornaments ever created.

Keep your bead projects portable with a handy kit of beading basics. (more…)

How to Cut Beading Thread on Airplanes without Scissors

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

These days, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) gets upset when you want to carry scissors on to airplanes. They are funny that way.

So how will you cut your beading thread without scissors? Simply put your spool of Nymo in a dental floss container, and use the cutting edge. This will make both you and the security staff happy. In fact, if the floss container is large enough, you can get two spools in there and have a choice of thread colors.

by Beverly