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What's New at the Beadwrangler Mall!
Join me in an adventure through the bead and fiber world : trying new artforms, combining old and new techniques, finding new materials and tools, sharing the successes and the mistakes, discovering all the great bead and fiber ideas on the Internet and pushing the leading edge of the bead and fiber arts. ...The Beadwrangler

There are over 1,000 pages at Beadwrangler's!
To make it easy to get around, I have placed a Navigation Bar on the left side of most pages.
If you get hopelessly lost at Beadwrangler's, just click on Beadwrangler Homepage,
a page you can mark as your bookmark for returning to Beadwrangler's and skip this Welcome Page.

So just start anywhere and use the Navigation Bar on the left side of each screen to move around.

Most of the links on the Navigation Bar are right here at beadwrangler.com  A few are located at one of my other websites.  For example, Inside Crochet is located at beadcrochet.com and Inside Knit is located at beadknit.com.  But  there is always a button there to get you back to Beadwrangler's!

Your Guide to Beadwrangler's is an annotated description of each item on the Navigation Bar.

There's lots to see here.
So, sit back, relax, take some time for yourself and browse around at

Beadwrangler's - the most fun on the Internet!

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What's New at the Beadwrangler Mall

Retro Ropes!
My latest bead crochet kit series

I was so impressed with the ropes I created with the "retro stitch" that I scoured the fiber world for new crochet threads.

The Retro kits come in all sizes of seed beads (15/0, 11/0, 8/0 & 6/0).  You can create ropes with solid beads, Beadwrangler seed bead mix, or clear crystal beads using metallic threads or variegated threads.


A Bead Crochet Critter!

A Schmoo Party

Schmoo are mythical critters that bring you happiness and good luck.  Once you create a schmoo, you can add various embellishments to make it your own unique critter.  They make unforgettable gifts and are always the center of attention.  Once you hold a schmoo in your hand, you will never want to be without it.  Schmoo are small and can be carried in your bag to keep you company.


Schmoo Lore

New Beading Kit

Floral Montage

My newest beading kit, Floral Treasures, is now available.  It took me awhile to put the webpage together that provides all the information about this new kit.  If you would like to take a look, here is a link straight to the Floral Treasures kit page at the Beadwrangler Mall - Floral Treasures.
New Thread
I am constantly searching for new threads to use in beading, crochet, knitting, embroidery, quilting, weaving and other handwork.  Here are links to all the threads at the Beadwrangler Mall.

Now you can learn bead crochet from the Beadwrangler.

Learn Bead Crochet from Scratch! 
A personal workshop with the Beadwrangler

Thousands of people have finally learned bead crochet after several attempts by ordering my Learn Bead Crochet from Scratch! Workshop.  The workshop package contains everything you'll need including three sizes of crochet hooks, three sizes of thread, three sizes of beads and three booklets including the Workshop instructions, a handy "Ready Reference Booklet" that you'll use over and over and a "Crochet & Rope Primer".  Your final project in the workshop is your choice of an amulet bag or rope necklace.  When you finish this workshop, you will be a pro!


But don't take my word for it.  Take a look at Paula Morgan's review of my Workshop at about.com.

I get lots of positive feedback on this workshop.  One of my favorites is shown below.

For complete information about the workshop, visit the Learn from Scratch! Information Page at the Beadwrangler Mall.


One of my favorite emails from a happy Scratch! Workshop customer

Dear Lydia-
Fifteen years ago, my husband and I took a trip to Hawaii.  The flight from Chicago to Hawaii was long and somewhat anxiety-producing due to the long flight over the ocean.  When we reached the west coast the captain pointed out the Golden Gate Bridge, then we were asked to close our blinds so that those who had purchased the movie could see it in comfort.  We were served beverages, a meal, watched the movie, and before we knew it we were almost to our designation.  We had soared over the ocean almost without thinking about it.  We successfully arrived at our designation and achieved our goal. Taking your bead crochet course provided me with a similar experience of reaching my goal (beaded crochet ropes) while hardly realizing how quickly and fearlessly I was reaching my destination.  The psychology you used and the skill-building you encouraged in your lessons was fabulous.  I took a beaded rope crochet course at my local bead store and was extremely frustrated.  I then spent 20 plus anxious, stressful hours trying to learn on my own from the instructions provided with the class.  I was unable to get more than 2 "rows" done before producing an indistinguishably shaped mass of beads and thread.  What a mess!  Thanks to you, I just finished a 7" long rope 10 beads around, and it looks great!  Thank you, THANK YOU!  Your course was fun, easy to follow, allowed me small successes along the way, built my confidence, and TAUGHT me to bead crochet.  I am successful and so happy to have found your website and purchased your course.