The art of Beading crosses many needlecraft boundaries. In embroidery, beading refers to covering a surface with beads or sequins. they are sewn by hand with a beading needle to form varies patterns.
Beading can also be a narrow lace or eyelet trim through which you can run ribbon. In this case, the trim can be used to trim lingerie, clothes, blouses or bed linens. It can be applied to the surface of the fabric, used most often after the garment is made. Using machine thread, machine stitch along each edge of the beaded trim. In many cases, it is often much easier to apply fine lace beading by hand.
Beading can also be used in many other needle arts such as crochet, knitting, and the embroidery arts.
I’ll share vintage time-tested techniques, patterns and know-how from across the spectrum of bead arts.
Let us not forget jewelry, macrame and other fiber arts where you can incorporate beads, trinkets and sequin.