Free Brick Stitch Seed Bead Patterns (2/24/2013)
Looking at it on my work table one evening, I thought, “What if I tried a brick stitch ruffle around the bottom of this necklace?” I knew it was going to take a lot longer than other styles of fringe, but I thought it just might work. Sure enough, it felt as if the stitching took forever on that ruffle, but the results were perfect for what I had originally envisioned for the finished piece!
The very first thing I learned to bead was a pair of brick stitch earrings. I learned from thin book that I have since lost track of, but I got hooked and made every pattern in multiple colors. I’m starting to see them in retail stores, and thought it would be fun to create a cute design and share the tutorial. I hope you enjoy making them for yourself or a quick gift!
Catered for intermediate level creating the Crystal Flower Ring requires basic knowledge of brick stitch around a bead and ladder stitch. Surrounded by seed beads that represents the seeds is a 6mm Swarovski maroon faceted round bead, which creates glitter and elegance, making the ring look expensive. The 4mm bicones are weaved to mimic the extended petals of the flower…
I suggest some popular basics to beginners for their versatility: peyote and brick stitch. That’s where our book Getting Started with Seed Beads will help. You can see which stitches appeal to you not only in the finished look …
Santa Earrings in Brick Stitch. by Linda Jo Park I was asked to teach a class on making little brick stitch Santa earrings. So I created this pattern. I offer it here for your enjoyment.
I’ve got a soft spot for brick stitch. It was the first beading stitch that I taught myself that I actually understood, and for a while, I made all of my amulet bags with brick stitch instead of peyote! Even after I learned how to love peyote stitch, I still found myself coming back to brick stitch for the way it can be used to create simple shapes, elegant curves and dramatic drops in my beading designs.
This week, Kelly from Off the Beaded Path, in Forest City, North Carolina brings you a brick stitch earring project, perfect for the holiday season. Kelly also has written patterns and kits available to purchase…
In this video, learn how do the bead weaving technique circular brick stitch around a round bead. This creates a very uniform and pretty piece which can be used as a part of a necklace, earring, or bracelet or can be used as a …
This is a video showing how I use brick stitch to create a chain like surface on my bead embroidery jewelry. This is my first moving video (not just images cut together) so its not…
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