Figure

Decreases at ibis end of the mirror rhe increases ar rhe start, n, pick up two beads, sew down the top bead of the next stack, e up through the top bead of wing stack (figure 9, a-b). For d stitch, pick up one bead, sew through the rop bead of the next nd come up through rhe rop - rhe following stack (b-c). these two stitches around the Seep up to start the next round. . up two beads and sew down rhe top bead of the next stack 10, a-b). Sew through the single j he top of the next stack and up...

Knots

Lark's head knot A lark's head knot is commonly used to start macranie projects. Figure 2 I old a cord in hall and lay it Miitul a ring, loop, bar, crc., with the fold pointing down. Brim ilie ends through riGURE 2 the ring from hack ro front, then through the fold and tighten. Figure 3 Bring the left-hand cord over the right-hand cord and around.

Materials

Japanese seed beads, sxo 11V fOg main coior 5 8-12mm accent beads, various shapes, cokxs. and sizes 30 spacer beads, various azes Nymo D. conditioned with beeswax 12 in. (30cm) flexible beading wire. .014 roufKJnose and chamnose pliers I Pick up three accent color (AC) seed beads. Go under the first thread bridge long the cube's edge and sew rhrough the last bead to form a picot (figure 1. a-b). 2 Pick up two AGs, go under the next thread bridge, and sew through the last bead added (b-c). 3...

Hoker

(41 cm) nocklacu L- 18 6 x 5mm fVe-pofehed ' teardrop beads 12 4mm fire-uolii> l red feurxf PCOdS ic seed beads. .wo 1 r y ( 9m) triple luog- B& nd-short ctaer Rro Oande. BSOO-545-6560. If jnogrnnde.com > (6lcm)24-yaijge 2 ' an rump mgr. S hockcJasp cr-t ose pliers coryJnose pliorr. cutters Td add a more ttic quality this necklace, Jer using je beads. For bead sources, our links at Jbutton.com f community links . 4 Repeat steps 2-3 three times, working toward one eiul of the chains. Keep...

B

Go through rhe first bead again in the same direction (figure 4, a-b). Pick up a 4mm round crystal and go through bead 7 on the ring (b-c). 2 Go through beads S-I2 on the ring and the bugle. Hxit the right side of rhe top picot bead (c-d). 3 Piek up a B I I a 4mm K biconc, a IS 11-, and a L> bugle (figure 5, a-b). Go through bead 2 on the ring and back through the 1) bugle (b-c). 4 Pick up a li I I .a color I biconc. a B I Iand .i I > bugle. Go through...

Figure 6

Five beads to work 16 rows of herringbone. Remember to step up at the end of each row by sewing up through the bugle and MC cylinder. 4 Repeat step 2. but use an AC crystal instead of an MC crystal. 6 Repeat step 2, omitting the sixth AC and skipping rhe last two beads instead of three. 7J Work in tubular herringbone using MC cylinders tor If rows, then switch to AC cylinders for one row. Repeat five more times. 8 Repeat steps 1-7 with the three remaining spokes. 9 Weave rhe ends of rhe strap...

J1jj

Ilu- wrapped section is long enough r< > tit around the button (photo p). 3 Pick up any two si rands (except the one used tor wrapping), curve the wrapped section into a loop, and make eight square knots over the square knots from step I (photo q). Trim the strands and glue the knots. O Contact Dottie i'ta e mail at tonebrash< & junn.co t. cannot find a suitable shank button for the centerpiece, use a single-hole button instead. Put a head pin through the hole, then make a wrapped loop...

V

Kinishiiii I he long warp 111rc* i< Is ihe end of a loomwork projeel can he limc-consiiminijf and tedious. This inspired I< 'eliiii< uc eliminates I hose 111 rea Is. ii loomed head work a lanlalizing new appeal. Sew iii > I he ends into Iuhes lo aeeoiiiinodale a euslom-made slide clasp < (i es lilis piece a tinitpie. conlemporarx look. You musi know the length or the project bet re you add the warp threads to the loom. There are about 12 rows of bends per inch (2.5cm) of length. 1 lie...

Info

Gcmstone and restart the rope from step 2. keeping the seeds pushed firmly against the gcmstone. I'o end rope I. go hack through several seeds, make a few half-hirch knots (Basics, p. IO), come back up through a few seeds, and exit the last core head (photo d). Leave a 10-in. (25.4cm) rail. Rope 2 is the longer, outer rope and js the same as rope I hut with a different gemstone configuration. When rope 2 is complete, attach it to the rip of rope I by sewing through nearby seeds, making several...

Figure 1

Small amounts of thread show along the edges as you taper the leaves. I o minimize its appearance, choose a thread color that closely matches your cylinder beads. Til read your needle with a yard (.9m) of Nymo or Fireline and string a slop bead to the middle. < io through the bead again in the same direction to anchor it. 12 String 24 cylinder beads. Turn, go through the second head from the needle (figure 1. a-b). and work across the row in pevotc stitch (Basics, p. 10) using cylinders until...

Figure 9

Work with about 60 in. (1.5m) of thread. Use Nymo () for the headed shapes because of the many thread passes and size B for the strap. Stitch the fans in two-head brick stitch and modified herringbone. If you prefer to work in single-bead brick stitch, make twice as many rows. 1 Make a ladder of six two-bead units (Basics, p. 10). 2 On the second row, increase from six to nine stitches (figure 1. a-b). 3 On the third row, increase to 12 stitches (b-c). 4 Work one row of herringbone across the...

Brich Stitck Figure

L ang 2 yd. (1.8m) of Power Pro. jp five cube beads. Work odd-flat peyote basics, p. 10) until peyote band wraps around your My bracelcr has 49 rows.) I Position the needle so it exits a near the middle ol row f> . Pick up > c 11 seed beads of any color, r tton. and four seeds, then sew h the center base bead (figure 1). peat the thread path twice. Tie a ch knor between beads (Basics) trim the tail. Secure 2 ft. (61 cm) of Power Pro in 4sc beads opposite the button end. out the second bead...

Ruffles

Llows of pey le mercases produce graceful. ripplcd edges along Iuhc-shapcd hcadcd beads. Make ll e. liten slring 11kmn wi111 nlrrrslin ' arc nI l eads lo ereale a li el bracelcl. II ir re arr no limils lo I lie color com > nal ions yon can lr lor Il ese beads. and frrl free lo subslilule beads iu ollierslvles and si es lor llie I l-s. . Beth ston l or an S in. 120cm) bracelet, make five ruffled rubes. 1 Condition a 2-yd. 1.8m) length of Nymo (Basics, p. 10). I like co roil up half the length...

Stitches And Thread

Conditioning thread Use either beeswax (not candle wax or paraffin) or Thread I leaven to condition thread. Beeswax adds tackiness that is useful if you want your beadwork to fit tightly and stiffly. I bread I leaven adds a static charge that causes the thread to repel itself, so it can't be used with doubled thread. Stretch the nylon thread, then pull it through beeswax or Thread I leaven, starting with the end that conus olt the spool first. Figure 7 A ladder of seed or bugle beads is often...

Losu res

(.la reti hails from New York and is president of he l.ong Island Bead Society. Contact her via entail at sendearenet naiK& aol. con Or visit her website at stringm-along.com. Dress up an easy peyoto bracelet with a mix of festive buUons and beads. These bright florals and whimsical acconte will bo the < ntor of ailonf on at your rioxt gardof i party. Snhlle glamour makes lliis hraeelel a slan< lont. The delicate combination of Japanese e limlcr heads ami small rouml er slals sils lightl...

Figure 8

Heel x> s of a neeklaee contrasts the sleek 11 IK I ulal ions of a I w sled, > e ole si i I eh rope w ilh prolusion of leal hlooms. I he pet ile iolels are made in dehele herringbone ihe heart-shaped lea es in hriek stileli. The nnoi k up so < piiekl , ou ll feel like oure gathering them in a llower-slrew n meadow. Work with comfortable lengths oJ doubled thread, securing rhe tails with half-hitch knots (Basics, p. 10) when ending and adding rhrcad. 1 l eaving a 12-in. (30cm) tail, pick...

Changing Colors

To make a color change, slide the beads away from the stitches and cut the yam. leaving a 6-in. (15cm) tail. Make one more chain stitch (no bead) and pull the tal through the loop on the hook to tie oil the thread. Slide any beads that remain on the ball of yarn away from the cut end and string the next bead sequence To join the new yam. insert the hook under tlie last bead added. Fold the new yarn about 3 n. (7.6cm) from the cut end. Grab the new yarn at the fold and pull the loop through to...

Figure 3

Brick Stitch Beading

_' necklace (mine is 15 in. .iS'cm , Hp rjb ract the clasp length to find Cc- red beaded length, firing a .> -yd. (2. m length of Br r. leave a 6-in. (15cm) rail and Hfc-1 142-head ladder (Basics, p. 10 Lu ' 5ure 1) with hex beads. Sccure the Bjf . -h half-hitch knots between the Basics) and run the rail. Don't working thread. I Sort a new 3-yd. length of Fireliue pi . .v through rhe f irst bead in the rr. leaving a 10-in. (25cm) tail. Work ed Ndcbele herringbone stitch by , up rwo hexes and...

H

Willi a Mlle ingenuity, y< _ i j .cfin lum sparkling tear droj i-i and bicono Interesting components on an elegant, rhnin nocklnce (1 Siring a bicone cr> stal on a head pin and make .i plain loop above the crystal (Basks, p. 10 and photo a). Make a total of twelve short dangles. 2 Make a long dangle hv stringing a hiconc. a rondelle, and a hiconc on a head pin. Make a plain loop above the lasr hiconc (photo b). 3 Cut a 2-in. (> cm) piece of wire and make a plain loop on one end. String a...

Wraps

Enhance a wire necklace with embroidered beads and fringe > l iiti nielal iieek ire coin( s al i e when il is < *< > c red will) liber braid and embellished willi lass llowers iixl lea es. rapping I lie wire > r< > ides a base lor si Helling. so enjo I lie freedom < > l adding colorful beads lo an slurdx shape llial ou can w rap 1 Put a dab of glue at the midpoint (approximately) in one side of the wire base. Adhere the end of the braid to the wire, so the cut end points...

A

String pearls cloisonne K-.uls, .iihI crystals tor .1 gtanx gt rous necklace Beaded gift bags, bend clcan-up. hiding threat etuis I ink jump rings and Ixads tor lively br.Kclds Bciul eT gt s il-t.mhclfishcd wire into sparkling earrings Use a chain mail pattern ovate .111 elegant nccklacc Make delightful drop earrings using wire spirals . rratr dmimnc wirv-wrapped spacers Asseinhk- .1 fanciful earring holder Combine alwlonc and pearl into a holklay embellishment Make an intricate bracelet wiih...

W

Beads with larger holes, string the toad, then pick up enough seeds to slide down into it. Resume the rope from as far inside the to.ul as possible, l or example, if you restart the rope from two seeds inside the lip ol the tnarcasite, you need to pick up live seeds to continue steps 2 and gt . The first stitch after the acccnr bead will tend to move away from it. Push the beads inside the niarcasire together with a needle file photo b. p. 106 . I he faceted gemstotte beads photo c have a small...

Anleitungen Beading

Brick Stitch Basics Anleitung

fler Inking a class with Rachel Cotugno al ihc 20 H DcadAHuHon Show on making decora Ii e shapes I'm in herringbone lubes. I designed lliiseasx pretzel. dd sail lo our pretzel wilh silver-lined ervslal heads and add a pinback lo wear il as a hrooeh. llach a colorful ribbon and il becomes an ornament. Japanese seed beads 80 s' I in one cr two topaz colors orctzd 4g swe 10, clear siiver-lined salt ft in. 20cm 18- or ' 6-gauQe wiry Nymo 8 condiiio ec with booswax It you are using two colors of I...

Hgure5

art a new needle with 24 in. j of thread. Slide a srop head to h' 4 in. IOcm from the end and go iBugh it again in the same direction. Z. - r ng 16 seed heads and slide them itc stop bead. Stitch eight rows of L . ven-count peyore Basics , picking bci-hr beads for each row. PI Zip up lite long edges Basics to a rube. PP Remove rhc stop bead, secure the i . rh half-hitch knots, and trim t thread. F ck up the thread remaining from fcp eor edging, weave along rhc edge, ijt r the fourth bead from...

Wire Loop Pliers Arizona

3 Slide the end of the wire through the crimp bead and pull tight photo b . Crimp the crimp bead Basics, p. 10 . 4 String a bead to cover the crimp. 5 String an alternating pattern of pearls or genistones and seed beads photo c until the strand 6 String a decorative bead, a pearl, a seed, a pearl, a seed, a pearl, and a crimp. You can string any pattern of beads for the end of the strand just make sure to end with a crimp bead. 7 Crimp the crimp bead and trim the excess wire photo d . 8 Repeat...