Consider this Beading 101. In this video, you'll learn the five basic beading terms used in many beading magazines and beading patterns. These terms refer to how you pass needles through your beeds (from the back or from the front), how you separate irregular beads out of your main beading inventory, rounds and rows (different ways of beading), waxing your thread, and thread tension.
Watch the tutorial to see how to apply the five important terms to your own beading, and also get some tips on how to accomplish the task of each term.
Melinda Barta, editor of Beadwork magazine, reveals 5 basic terms you should know before reading seed-bead patterns.