Also breezing through yesterday I saw a question on crimps and attaching them to beading thread, herewith is an illustration of how you can do that (I am using monofilament, but it works the same with beading wire, using standard crimps (not tube crimps which you need crimping pliers for), these standard crimps can be secured with a pair of flat pliers and the edges bite into the wire or cord, I find it also works well with all sorts of cotton cords:

Sorry I didn't post yesterday, I was a little tired at the end of a days gardening I thought I might fluff it if I tried, hopefully it works well today :