Painted Stone Doughnut Necklace

Repeal steps 5 through 7 for the other Side of the neck strap.

Work the thread through the piece and hack through tlie Mack seed beads once moie. Secure the thread end with a knot in beaded band.

| Mngle-thread your needle with 4 yard oí thread.

Referring to the instructions on . 'J.': 32 loi nukinji *i herringbone hauu weave three patterns in ead) of the five colon of seed bead« (with black bugle»), repeal, and then end the strand with patterns of tlie beginning color. In the sample shown, the strand begins • ith three red repeat», followed by three amber, three light blue, three lavender, and three turquoise. Then, the whole pattern repeats again (red, amber, light blue, lavender, and turquoise) and ends ith three ted

Mring on enough 11" black seed beads to go around doughnut (through the »enter hide) and take the needle back into the other set of seed beads, is shown in Figure 4-29.

Repeal steps 5 through 7 for the other Side of the neck strap.

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» Finish Ihc strand with a clamshell bead tip, a crimp bead, and the clasfn f Repeal steps 1 ihrough 3 for the other ude of tlie neel strap.

1 Work a short thread < 10" l into the end of the strand that does not have the Jiip and bring the needle out the last section of seed beads.

Work the thread through the piece and hack through tlie Mack seed beads once moie. Secure the thread end with a knot in beaded band.

Vearable Hardware improvement store can be a treasure trow for the adventurous /wider. There are aII kinds of small parrs and pieces that can be coupled with beads to make striking and unusual jewelry. In fact, there are so many interesting things that you »wr'r know what to purcluise first!

Drawer-Pull Lariat

This green German glass drawer-pull was extremely expensive, and if it were actually going to end up on a drawer, it would have never gone home with me! A necklace, however, is a totally different matter. The drawer-pull knob makes a great knot for this lariat necklace. If you don't like things that are tight around your throat, then try this faux lariat. It maintain» its shape without choking you.

1 Double-thread »our needle m> you • .ve 24" Secure the end with a ciimp bead and a clamshell tip.

3 Referring to Figure 5-1. string on bead sequence F f-D and then alternate the green ft" seed beads with the bronre pearls (E D F. D) until you have about 16" I id the beading sequence »-ith a green 8° seed bead and bron/e 11D seed Isead E-F). Finish the strand with a clam-shell tip and a crimp bead. Set aside.

3 Do. ww of right-angle ueave with the bronze 11-seed beasls tlut is long enough to go around the neck of the drawer-pull. Kace around the diawet-rull aisd lie off. Knot, glue, ind bury your t lit cad tails in the swwk. Set aside.

-j- Single-thread the needle :lh about 5 feet of thread. Mririg a bron/e 11* seed ?ead, alternating with a green 8» seed bead, until ■ou have sis bronze and five green (F F F F F F F-F F E-F). Remove the thread from the needle and center the hradv

3 Rethrcad the needle with •th ends of iIk thread and string on beads in the sequence shown in Figure 5-2 (E-F-C-F-A-F-CF-EDE-D-E-D-E-F-

i F-A-F-C-F-E-D E-D.E-D-E-F C-B). String on the drawer-pulL f

Thread on beads In " ■. -equeiive illustrated in Figure 5-3 '.A-F-C-F-E-D-E-D-E-D-E-F-C-Fi. Repeat this pattern twice

7 Thread on one green oval bead, one bronze 11* seed bead, one green faceted bead, one bronre 11" seed bead

§ To finish this strand, alternate green 8® seed beads with bronze pearls

(E-D-E-I)) until you have 21 fc's and 20 D's. End the strand with one F. Finish wilh a crimp bead and a clamshell tip.

9 Fx» the second strand, repeat step 4.

J 0 Rethrcad the needle vrith both strands and string on beads in the sequence shown in Figure 5-4 (E-D-E-D-E-D-E-F-C-F-A F-C F E-D F » E-D E-F O.

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J 1 Pass the needle through the green roller bead and the drawer-pull of the first strand and the first green oval bead on other end of drastvr-psdl, as chosen in Figure S-S.

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