Free Bead Stringing Patterns (9/7/2012)
If you want to use chains which don’t fit your beads‘ holes, you can cut the chain into small pieces and join the separated parts with the beads and stones with wire. By using fishing line you can create different patterns with beads in any colour.
Our 74 must-make handcrafted jewelry designs are perfect for getting you in the fall spirit. Our bead–stringing patterns feature earthy, organic color groups, stunning cord projects, multiple strand necklaces, and much more!
A varied stringing pattern on each side makes a simple design more interesting without detracting from the focal element. Finished Size 19 inches (including clasp) Project notes: String larger heishi beads close to pendant. String smaller heishi beads toward ends of necklace.
Many moons ago I was enjoying a drink in our local, when a friend’s mother mentioned a string of beads she wished she could still wear. They were a souvenir of a long-ago foreign holiday and very dear to her, unfortunately …
I made the bracelet above by starting out with small beads, gradually stringing on larger beads, then back down to the smaller beads. Keep in mind, too, that the best way to start designing a necklace or bracelet is to lay the pattern out on a bead board to see if it works before stringing your design.
It was mixed with pony beads, other plastic beads, seed beads and random beads. So I got out my bead spinner and set to work stringing the mixed up mess of beads into long strands of beads.
Beading supplies and great information about beading and other crafts can be found at this site if you are interested in learning more about basic bead stringing. They have all kinds of tips, patterns, books, kits and more.
Learn the basics of beading as Karla Schafer, Auntie’s Beads designer, demonstrates how to make a bracelet.
Make your own unique earrings! Learn how to string beads on an earring headpin this free video clip about making jewelry with beads.
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