Heather Boyd Wire

Heather Boyd has been making custom wire jewelry in Montréal, Canada for over 20 years. She has a Fine Art Degree from the University of Guelph and has work experience in clothing and graphic design. Heather has taught craft and jewellery making in daycares, schools, libraries and art galleries. Heather enjoys creating craft projects based on themes and/or using recycled materials. Her custom wire jewellery, wedding cake toppers and mixed media art can be seen on her website.

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PDF instructions for Beaded Dragonfly

Thank you everyone for your interest in my beading projects!

I've gotten a lot of requests for diagrams and written instructions for the Beaded Dragonfly project - so I've created and uploaded an attachment for the lesson.

Thank you and HAPPY BEADING! Heather.

Courses

  • 12
    12-part Beading course
    Fun & Easy Beading Projects
    A 12-part course with Heather Boyd Wire
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    You can craft a miniature version of just about anything with a handful of beads and some wire. Get the creative juices flowing and craft 12 unique pieces of beadwork in this course from custom jewelry maker Heather Boyd. Start with basic shapes for pendants and keychains—like flowers, hearts, and peace signs—and work your way towards more complex shapes—like spiders and musical notation. Each lesson includes links to all of the basic materials you’ll need.

Other Lessons by Heather Boyd Wire

  • 2 min
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    Jewelry Making lesson
    How to Make an Adjustable Necklace Cord
    A lesson with Heather Boyd Wire
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    Want to get your homemade pendant necklace to hang in just the right place? Create an adjustable necklace cord using waxed cotton cords and end springs.

  • 4 min
    Jewelry Making lesson
    How to Make Felted Sushi Earrings
    A lesson with Heather Boyd Wire
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    Do you want to be glamorous, unique, and also slightly hungry? Heather Boyd Wire shows you how to make adorable sushi earrings with just felt, wire, and beads!

  • 4 min
    Beading lesson
    How to Make Beaded Snowman Earrings
    A lesson with Heather Boyd Wire
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    Make your very own winter wonderland that can dangle from your earlobes! Learn to make these cute beaded snowman earrings, complete with top hat.

  • 5 min
    Beading lesson
    How to Make Fabric Beads
    A lesson with Heather Boyd Wire
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    For truly one-of-a-kind jewelry that you’ll love to wear or give as gifts, learn how to make your own custom fabric beads in this lesson from Heather Boyd Wire!

  • 2 min
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    Clothes Making lesson
    DIY Mini Hat Fascinator
    A lesson with Heather Boyd Wire
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    DIY mini red hat or fascinator. Custom make for New Year's Eve, Christmas, Valentines Day, St. Patick's Day, Independence Day, Easter, Halloween, etc.

  • 3 min
    Upcycling lesson
    How to Make a Mini Easel
    A lesson with Heather Boyd Wire
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    Do you like to make tiny works of art? This lesson shows you how to make a mini easel to hold small paintings, photos, or even business cards.

  • 4 min
    Beading lesson
    How to Make a Star of David Pendant
    A lesson with Heather Boyd Wire
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    In need of a Bar Mitzvah gift or decorative Hanukkah ornament? In this lesson, learn how to make a Star of David pendant out of seed beads and wire.

  • 2 min
    FREE
    Home lesson
    How to Make a Pipe Cleaner Spider
    A lesson with Heather Boyd Wire
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    In this lesson from Heather Boyd, learn how to use pipe cleaners—the holy grail of kids’ crafting supplies—to make a colorful spider. Perfect for all ages!

  • 8 min
    Sewing lesson
    How to Make an Apron from a Men's Shirt
    A lesson with Heather Boyd Wire
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    Repurpose old and unused clothing from the back of your closet! This DIY lesson shows you how to make an apron from a men’s button-up shirt.

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Great video. Very clear and informative!

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Great lesson! I made a light box something like this to do close-up photography. Haven't tried it for video yet!

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Great advice. I'll try to remember when I am making my jewellery!

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Make your own winter wonderland snowman earrings!

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I enjoyed creating this interactive video!

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Great craft for summer camps and birthday parties!

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This looks amazing! I just bought granola yesterday to put over apples to make a microwave apple crisp, but next time I'll make my own!

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