Nernnffbone

Use beads of similar shades but different finishes for a band with texture and dimension designed by Bonnie O'Donnell-Painter From the base row to the custom clasp, this easy Ndebele herringbone project is full of great ideas. If you have found color gradation daunting before, refer to our charted pattern as you work to achieve effortless color blending. Choose your first color, and work the first five rounds as described below. Refer to the pattern on p. 84 as you work to graduate your band's...

Materials

Beeswax or Thread Heaven, or Fireline 6 lb. test 3 x 2mm-6 x 4mm faceted teardrop-shaped garnets 2 16-in. strands 2.5-3mm garnets (round or rondelle) 2 16-in. strands 2.5-3mm hessonite garnets (round or rondelle) 3g size 112 Japanese cylinder beads hank size 139 gold-plated Charlotte beads 2 4mm gold-filled round beads 1 On 1 yd. (.9m) of Fire-line or conditioned thread, leave a 6-in. (15cm) tail, and pick up seven cylinder beads. Tie the ends with a square knot (Basics), and go through a few...

Peyote necklace

Enjoy adding one or more of these useful elements to your beading repertoire Al first glance, it's easy to think of this complex necklace as a single project, but when you lake a closer look, you'll find four distinct and practical techniques, l'irst, learn to stitch a bezel around an irregularly shaped cabochon. (The brooch above is also an example of this technique.) Second, try a sculptwaj peyote spiral as shown 011 the W-lilSiiuoti 1 Uuadaiultnitbiii.ciNii front half of the necklace. Third,...

Ann Ford Varnes

Ladder-stitched cylinder beads form the base of a bracelet accented with waves of fire-polished beads. between the two end cylinders with a half-hitch knot. Pick up one 15 seed bead, a 3mm, a 15 , a 3mm, and a 15 , and circle the thread bridge between the fourth pair of cylinders figure 3 . Repeat along the length of the band, encircling the thread bridge between every fourth pair of cylinders. Using colored thread with crystal-colored beads will enhance the wave effect. 6 Sew through to the...

Info

The second, third, and fourth 6 s in the first row photo c . Retrace the thread path two times to reinforce the loop. Secure the tail, and trim. O Contact Ann Ford Varnes at SI6 539-0065, email her at info bobannbeads.com, or visit her website, bobannbeads.com. EDITOR'S NOTE You can make a wider or narrower bracelet by varying the number of beads in your base row of 6 seed beads. Over 3,000 items in easy-to-find product categories, all with photos Add multiple items to your cart in one easy...

Flat Peyote Patterns

Flat Peyote Stitch Decrease

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