Video: How to Machine-Bead a DesignWatch this tutorial to see how to machine-bead any design.
If you love the luxurious look of beading but hesitate to hand-sew countless beads, try machine beading.
In “Embellishments: Machine beading,” Threads #170 (Dec. 2013/Jan. 2014), author Cindy Rowell explains how to create a beautiful beaded flower motif by machine. You’ll learn how to select compatible beads and machine needles and how to execute a basic flower. From there, you can try all sorts of different designs.
Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video tutorial to see how to sew beads securely using this method.
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Have you used machine beading in your sewing? If so, what projects have you used this technique on? If not, do you plan to try this technique?