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Dear Ms. Bead-It-All


Link Library with Melanie

 I mentioned last Sunday that I wanted to bring some new content to Art Bead Scene on Sundays for my weekly posts.  One of the things that I thought would be fun is to poke around back in the Art Bead Scene archives.  I was here at the beginning, and I have kept up with the blog since the first post, but I thought that some of you may be newer, and might not remember some of the great posts that were written on this blog over the years.  I am going to call the Sunday posts “Link Library” and it will be a blend of old and new links for you to peruse!
Today’s link from the past is one of my first posts here.  I started to develop an alter-ego named Ms. Bead It All and set out to answer technical beady questions, ala Miss Manners style.  It was fun and I didn’t do nearly enough of them.  Maybe I will revisit that, too! 
The post asked the question:
Dear Ms. Bead-It-All,

I have fallen in love with some beautiful art beads, but the hole is
going the wrong way! The beads have cute little faces, but the holes go
up and down…it’s all wrong! How can I string them on a necklace so
they are in the center and facing upright?

 Click here to go back in the Library to read more from this fun link from the past! And now, click on these links to read about some current events in our bead friends’ blogs:  A Bead A Day

Lisa’s got a quick tip for bead lovers! If a fabulous wholesale bead show comes to your city, don’t miss it! Jewelry Making

My, oh my, what is your favorite type of mother-of-pearl, natural, colored, bleached, all of the above?  
Art Bead Scene

We are all ready for Fall at Art Bead Scene! Check out the bounty of Autumn beady goodies we found from art bead makers on Etsy.  
Beading Arts

Cyndi has a really fun giveaway book with great projects for fall weekends!  
Cindy Gimbrone Beads

Cindy shares what she made with Cat’s lovely etched copper heart.  
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles

Melanie starts Etsy Holiday Boot Camp with some goals and promises  
Resin Crafts!

Carmi has a blog post featuring a resin disaster.  
Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!

Jean goes back through the mists of time and
fondly recalls a favorite bracelet she made using components from two
favorite websites!  

The Bead Dreamer

Handcrafted jewelry and autumn looks for 2011 are just perfect together. Charlene shows how.

Melanie Brooks is the ceramic beadmaker behind Earthenwood Studio, who blogs from her Metro Detroit, Michigan home.