Sometimes reading directions isn't enough and you need to see it being done! Here are several tutorials to check out for various techniques.
Jewelrymaking Professor - Video home study courses
Beaducation - this site has both free and for purchase instruction videos on a wide-range of topics.
Craft Bits - Jewelry Making Projects
Jewelry Lessons - Tutorials for purchase
Auntie's Beads Videos - another resource of instruction videos covering a variety of patterns and skills.
Firemountain Gems Videos - free jewelry-making tutorials from Fire Mountain Gems.
Beadalon videos - over 100 free instructional videos
How To TV Online - paid subscription service, with beading/jewelry videos and other crafts
E-How - 13 jewelry-making videos
More E-How Videos - Jewelry Making Video Series
The Beading Emporium - tutorials on a variety of techniques
E-Mail Beading Courses - from About.com, includes stitching classes as well as
Art Clay Silver - with Barbara McGuire
Antique and Rainbow Finishes on PMC clay
Carol's Peyote Stitch Videos - for purchase video
Yarn Barn - for purchase videos
Beltana's Beads - stitching tutorials, Peyote, Rope Chain and more
Free Beading Lessons - from About.com - list of stitches and other techniques