February 11, 2017
The biggest creative breakthroughs can come when you break out of your comfort zone. New beads inspire artists to create new stitches and new designs. Here are three of the coolest new Czech glass beads on the market. What will you create?
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May 29, 2022
This month, Island Cove is featuring the Herringbone stitch. A geometric, versatile pattern for using different sizes and shapes of beads to create beautiful beaded jewelry!
Named after the backbone of the Herring fish, the 2 bead pattern creates a shape like a “v” similar to a chevron but not the same, and is then...
November 27, 2021
October 31, 2021
Dominoes inspire artist Susan Sudnik, an instructor at Island Cove Beads in Indian Rocks Beach, FL, to create whimsical holiday-themed dolls.
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