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How do I use head pins / eye pins with beads?
Thread bead onto the head or eye pin. Make sure bead is at the very bottom of the pin, then bend excess wire on top of pin at a right angle. Cut excess wire down to ¼ - ½” (depending on desired loop size). Use the round nose pliers to grip the end of the pin and roll it towards the top of the bead, creating a round loop.
Snip off any excess wire. You can use your round and flat nose pliers to carefully adjust the loop if needed. TIP: Eye pins are great for making beaded chains and head pins are great for making beaded charms!
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