Bead Table Wednesday, Tutorials

Bead Table Wednesday – Sari Wrapped Bracelet

Today on Bead Table Wednesday I pulled out the sari silk once again! For this one, I’ve been playing with embellishing a simple ball chain with sari silk and waxed linen to give it a stitched fiber look. It’s a simple knotting project that I know you’ll love! Watch the tutorial here:

Video Resources:

2mm ball chain, headpins, jump rings, bead caps and leaf charm: YadanaBeads.Etsy

Sari border ribbon:

4-ply waxed linen:

20 gauge copper wire:

Vintaj hammered ring clasp set: or

Link for kits:

Star cut stones: or

Small Czech flower beads: Beads to Live By

Humblebeads VIP Party Group – Sunday Show & Tell. Share your jewelry with Humblebeads for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate every week!

Humblebeads Trunk Show and Sweetest Song Metal Sketch Class

Beads to Live By in Jackson, MI on 11/4. Details here.

For those of you interested in my Facebook Live set up and equipment here are the details:

I used my iPhone and Jess’ as camera 1 and camera 2.

To use more than one camera I used Switcher Studio. They have a 14 day free trial if you’d like to test it out. It’s pretty easy to use and they have videos online walking you through the basics. You can use switcher with IOS devices using the Switcher app. One device works as the ‘switcher’ that controls everything and you can add cameras on other devices that are controlled by the main ‘switcher’ device. You can also add recorded video, still photos and graphics.

For the overhead video shots I used an overhead tripod.

My light kit, that I really like, is from and would work great for regular photography too. They are huge, but fold down into a portable set with a carrying case.

I also use a microphone that I ordered from Amazon. (The Amazon links are affiliate links.)

And that’s it! I’ve added equipment slowly over the last year as I felt comfortable with making videos and ready to upgrade. Next week I’m hoping to have a smoother broadcast now that I know how to use the app better!

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