Free Peanut (aka Berry, Farfalle) Seed Bead Patterns (3/11/2013)
Free bracelet pattern “Wrap it up” – Beading & Jewelry Magzines …
This project uses a vintage 35 mm shank button as a focal, but it can easily be adapted for a shank button of just about any size. It’s probably a good idea to use a button that is at least 20-25 mm in size so it stands out on your wrist.
Beading with peanuts and butterflies? Yes, please! – Maggies …
The peanut or butterfly beads are the same shape as the farfalle/bowtie beads but are ever so slightly smaller. The peanuts are 2 x 4 mm and that begs my next question. What about the size difference regarding designing jewelry? Well, I would caution against mixing the Czech and the Japanese beads in beading stitches that require consistent bead sizes. However, there are stitches in which size consistency isn’t a big deal and the two types can be mixed together.
Bead Origami: New Tutorial: Double Pagoda Beaded Bead
It’s a little bit bigger than the Pagoda Beaded Charm, and uses a similar collection of shapes and sizes of Czech glass teardrop beads, Swarovski crystal bicones, Miyuki drop Japanese seed beads, round Japanese seed beads, and the newish 2 by 4 mm peanut-shaped Japanese seed beads which I love so much.
Strung Out: Seed Beads: An Overview of Types, Cuts, and Finishes
With all the choices available in the “seed bead” category, it can be a little confusing to understand what some of the commonly used terms mean and how one seed bead varies from another. We have put together this blog … It is always important to keep this fact in mind when selecting beads, especially if you are following a beading pattern that calls for a particular type of bead. Seed Bead …
Inspirational Beading: A Necklace a Day – Nine
With the peanut seed beads in the rows, the spiral has a nice bubbly texture, but has the same drape and flexibility as a regular rope. I added a simple looped bail to the tagua slice, and that’s one more necklace down – only …
Beadwork, December 2012/January 2013 – Beadwork – Beading Daily
Cozy up to the December 2012/January 2013 issue of Beadwork magazine and enjoy 16 amazing beaded jewelry designs. This issue highlights your favorite shaped beads—peanuts beads, spikes, Super Duos, and more. Plus, get a sneak preview of the 2013 Tucson bead shows.
Right Angle Weave Earrings With Daggers
Here is a right angle weave video tutorial, for a pair of earrings. I have used peanut-style seed beads, as well as dagger beads. After you’re done watching, come on over and see me at www.beadedjewelrydiva.com for more videos and tutorials.
Another bracelet using peanut/farfalle seed beads…
Karla Kam – Random Pattern with Border Peyote Bracelet
Supplies and materials used in this video: 8/0 Blush Lined Crystal Miyuki Seed Beads – www.auntiesbeads.com 8/0 Duracoat Galvanized Dk Coral Beads Miyuki Seed Beads – www.auntiesbeads.com 8/0 Duracoat Galvanized L…
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