Hey crafters! This year at CHA Beadalon took home the award the Top Product of the show for their brand new 3D wire bracelet jig. You can make all kinds of fun bracelets with this clever tool! I can imagine this being a must-have tool for any and all jewelry makers and beaders, from beginner’s to seasoned veterans. Take a look at our video demo below from the show and let us know if you have any questions! […]
One of the newer events that CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) has been sponsoring is the CHA Designer Sneak Peek. It’s a chance for the designer members to see some of the newest products available for the show and talk to the creators and manufacturers one-on-one. Sometime it is difficult as a designer to speak with manufacturers about their products on the busy show floor and this gives us all a chance to ask questions. I […]
As the Craft Test Dummy in charge of all things jewelry I have a hard time finding new products to get excited about at CHA amid all of the scrapbooking companies but this year Beadalon gave me something to get excited about. The Jewel Loom was created by my friend Julianna Hudgins and was featured in the Innovations Showcase (Read our post on that here: CHA Hot 20 & Innovations Showcase Winter 2013). I was able to […]
This is a review I wrote for Craft Critique two years ago- but as the holiday season starts up, this might be one of those craft tools that you might want to have on your radar for holiday gift giving! The Beadalon Spin-N-Bead Junior is one of those little, low-tech gadgets that you see in the stores, think is kinda cool, and then can’t quite think what you’d do with it. I got to take one of these little goodies […]
Jenny shares her day-three coverage live from CHA Summer 2009, the Craft and Hobby Association Trade show in Orlando Florida. Read on for the highlights of the day and vendors to watch.