Encased Lampwork Twistie Bead Tutorial

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You should be an intermediate to advanced bead-maker to easily accomplish the beads in this tutorial. If you are a beginner with fairly good control of your heat, this tutorial is good for building skills when you practice. It contains directions for three types of twisties from which you can make hundreds of varieties. The types of encased Mardi-Gras twisty beads included are: bi-cone, tear-drop and round.

    Average review
    Very clear and easy to follow!
    Jan 20, 2017 by susansigrid
    It was OK, possibly not worth the money
    Dec 7, 2016 by joanistansell
    Wonderful tutorial, easy to follow directions. Thank you for writing and sharing!
    Nov 21, 2016 by LeighinAK
    Nice tutorial, very well presented and easy to follow - will enable the user to make some amazing beads! Thanks!
    Oct 22, 2016 by tassiebeads
    Great tutorial. Very clear instructions and beautiful pictures. Thanks Michelle!
    Apr 17, 2014 by Susan Kaplan

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