Ending a Thread

Scop st idling when you have about 6" or 7" left. This you length to pass through several beads.

It is always easier to end a thread with more thread length than you need, rather than too little.

m through several , on the edge of r beadwork. bringing : needle out of an up

4. Stitch down through a couple more edge beads and add another half hitch knot. Repeat this step for a third half-hitch knot.

^in to pull the i through the bead, : srop when there it a 2" diameter . Insert the needle i the loop.

I the needle and I so the loop ens up and the itch knot created • and into the jrk. You caji help t loop move along i the tip of your

5. Pull the thread taut and clip the excess with your wire cutters as dose to the beadwork as possible. By pulling the thread taut, the end of the thread will disappear in between the beads.

Pejote studying is the foundation for tlx Pleated PoJi Peyvte Necklace, shown at right and tilth detailed instructions on pages 107-110.

Pejote studying is the foundation for tlx Pleated PoJi Peyvte Necklace, shown at right and tilth detailed instructions on pages 107-110.

Adding a New Thread

More often then not, the initial thread length is nor going to be enough to finish your stitched piece. In such cases, you will need to add in a new thread to continue your stitching.

Here's how:

1. Re-thread your needle and condition the thread.

2. Pass through several beads in the area where you stopped stitching, and work your way to the spot where the next bead will be added. The more zigs and zags you add, the more secure your j thread anchor is going to be.

3. Pull on the excess thread tail that may be sticking our of the first bead you entered and cut it off very close to the bead work.

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