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What is the Potomacbeads Advent Calendar?

The Potomac Beads Advent Calendar is the best holiday calendar for any beading enthusiast. With materials, supplies, video tutorials, and downloadable patters, you are ready to take on ten project over 25 days!

Episode Transcript


The PotomacBeads Advent Calendar is a delightful way to count down the days to Christmas while exploring new beading techniques and creating stunning jewelry pieces. In this article, we'll take a closer look at what the Advent Calendar entails and how it can help you become a better beader, based on insights from the Better Beader episode by PotomacBeads.

What's Inside the Advent Calendar?

The PotomacBeads Advent Calendar is filled with an assortment of beading supplies and tools to inspire your creativity throughout the holiday season. Each day, you'll unveil a new surprise, which may include:

  • Beads in various sizes, shapes, and colors
  • Findings such as clasps, jump rings, and earring hooks
  • Stringing materials like beading wire, thread, or cord
  • Tools to enhance your beading experience
  • Exclusive PotomacBeads charms and pendants

With these materials, you'll have the opportunity to try out different beading techniques and create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces.

Daily Beading Projects

One of the highlights of the Advent Calendar is the daily beading projects. Each day, you'll receive a tutorial card with step-by-step instructions for a specific jewelry design. These projects are carefully curated to help you learn new skills and explore various beading styles, such as:

  • Stringing and wire-wrapping
  • Bead weaving techniques like peyote stitch or herringbone stitch
  • Earring and bracelet designs
  • Pendant and necklace creations
  • Beaded embellishments for accessories

The daily projects are designed to be achievable for beaders of all skill levels, with clear instructions and helpful tips to guide you along the way.

Engaging with the Beading Community

The PotomacBeads Advent Calendar isn't just about the beading supplies and projects; it's also an opportunity to connect with a vibrant community of beaders. Throughout the Advent Calendar journey, you can:

  • Share your daily creations on social media using the hashtag #PotomacBeadsAdvent
  • Engage with other beaders, offer encouragement, and exchange ideas
  • Participate in live tutorials and Q&A sessions hosted by PotomacBeads
  • Discover new beading resources, tutorials, and inspiration

By joining the Advent Calendar community, you'll find support, motivation, and a sense of camaraderie as you explore the world of beading together.


The PotomacBeads Advent Calendar is a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the joy of beading during the holiday season. With daily surprises, engaging projects, and a supportive community, you'll have the opportunity to expand your beading skills, create beautiful jewelry pieces, and connect with fellow beaders from around the world. So, why not treat yourself or a beading enthusiast in your life to this delightful beading experience?

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