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Handmade by You Part 4

Hey Beader’s! It’s one of our favourite times when we look back at all the beautiful projects that you made throughout July. This month you all LOVED our free gifts including the beautiful glass pearl and findings kit as part of our One Millionth Order Celebration and with it you made some fabulous jewellery sets!

Thank you to everyone for sharing your projects – it’s always a pleasure to see  your designs and share the inspiration with other IMG_0553fellow beaders. This month we held a Handmade by You mini prize draw! Everyone featured was put into the BD hat to win a free Swarovski Crystal Pen and the winner is…Sharon Brown Ne Baird – CONGRATULATIONS!!

Beading Week LogoTo be in with a chance to win a prize next month share your project photos via the Beads Direct Facebook page or email them to katrina@beadsdirect.co.uk

What will you be making for National Beading Week this week? We can’t wait to see! Stay tuned for lots of exciting bead kits, free patterns and plenty of other beady treats to celebrate our passion for BEADS!

Abbie Foster

It’s amazing the number of different styles you can make with one kit! Great set Abbie Foster.

Nicky Brat Sloan

Beautiful summery necklace by Nicky Sloan with lucite flowers.


Love the lilac and silver theme here – very elegant. Made by Donna

Wendy Wray

Wendy Wray must be having a red phase! These would look fab worn with a simple summer dress for a bold colour pop.

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Red & gold look so glamorous together! Made by Helen Parker.

Sharon Brown Ne Baird

Feeling fruity with this seed bead make of Sharon Brown Ne Baird’s.

Wendy Wray2

We LOVE kumihimo! Fab colour spiral by Wendy Wray.

Anne Pemberton

Great chain maille makes by Anne Pemberton.

Christine Russell

The colour tones here work beautifully in clusters – nice wire spiral! By Christine Russell


This beautiful set has an relaxed boho feel. Handmade by Donna

Laura Herbert

We love beady bangles! Really enjoy the mix of beads on Laura Herbert’s design.

Maria Cutajar Church Lapis

Cute necklace design by Maria Cutajar Church

Nikki Williams Million Gift

What a fabulous set! Handmade by Nikki Williams.


Love the simplicity of the colours here – very pretty. Made by Donna.

Tanya Mahon

What a beautiful mix of sunset colours! Thanks for sharing your design Tanya Mahon.

Sharon Brown Ne Baird2

Those pip butterflies are so cute! We love the fabulous texture of your bracelet. Thank you for sharing Sharon Brown Ne Baird.

Sandra Hanagan

Sandra Hanagan’s stunning brooch made with the sieve base.

Sue Bottom

Simply beautiful set made by Sue with her prizes.

Penolpe Hooper

Penolpe Hooper made this stunning set with her Find it Friday prizes!

Ruth Mary Mahaffey

Great designs here handmade by Ruth Mary Mahaffey

Helen Parker 1st seed make

Congrats on your first seed bead make Helen – looks fab!


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