Jennifer VanBenschoten is the new guide for the About.com Beadwork forum. She brings some fresh new ideas to the forum not to mention new approaches to old stitches and a lively interesting blog. Check out her 5 Tips For Learning a New Stitch and her Alternate Start For Brick Stitch. I really like this! Making the initial ladder for brick stitch is always a challenge for me.
Better yet, just click on the title of this post and go to the About.com Beadwork home page and see what is there. If you're not a member of the forum, feel free to join. You'll find a friendly helpful atmosphere and helpful beaders to answer you questions. If you're new to beading, and don't have the opportunity to take classes, this is an excellent place to learn beadwork.
If you're already a beader it's an excellent place to hone your skills, get new ideas, find resources for patterns and supplies and just about everything you might want to know concerning beadwork.