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Our objective, over time, is to amass a significant library of quality, useful bead making tutorials. Those that may be accessed free of charge will be included here.

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Tutorials: Click on the PDF Icon or the Video Icon, as applicable, to access the adjacent tutorial.
ice cream cone bead How to Make an Ice Cream Cone Quick and Easy - Intermediate Level
cube photo How to Make a Cube with Square Sholders and Pointed Corners. Learn Heat Control. Novice Level.
PDF How to Add Cubic Zirconium to your bead. Setting CZ’s, A free tutorial by Lisa Atchison
video Sculpted Flower Bead by Lorraine Dowdle,  Artisan Lampwork and Jewelery Artist.
video Snow Cone Bead - A great bead for kids and especially for Beads of Courage Kids. A Soda Lime Times Lampwork University Tutorial.
video Vine Cane Twistie - For full, rich floral or organic beads a vine cane is almost an essential. Learn how to make a vine cane twistie and stringer in this tutuorial.
PDF Falling Leaves Necklace - In the December, 2011, issue we show how to make wonderful pressed leaves. Use thoes leaves to make a stunning necklace. It is easy, and the result, we think, is terrific.
PDF Twisting It All Up - A special tutorial by one of our favorite contributors, Kris Schaible. Kris shows her method for making twisties using a tool she and her husband developed. The tutorial may be downloaded for free and there is a special offer on the tool until April, 2013, just for Soda Lime Times visitors and subscribers -- that is you.
PDF Striated Encased Purple Heart Lampwork Tutorial - A fun way to use frit to make a heart focal bead with a horizontal hole. From the Dec. 2016 issue of Soda Lime Times.

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