#8 Free Spiral Rope Bead Patterns (6/3/2013)
While I’m at the Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, there will be a countdown of the top 11 posts on Guide to Beadwork. Maybe you will find something special you missed.
Here’s Number 8:
Me and My Beads. I LOVE beading. The colors and shapes just mesmerize me. I find it very relaxing and enjoyable. And it’s very thrilling when I come up with my very own pattern too. So back to the bracelet. It is made using black 1.5mm cubes and #15 silver lined clear seed beads. A Briolette is in the middle of each end of the bracelet along with Swarovski bicone beads.
Cellini Spiral Bracelet. I think this week’s video, The Cellini Spiral, pronounced cha-lean-knee, will do exactly that! The name was inspired by Italian artist Benvenuto Cellini, who was famous for his architectural columns in his work. This project is a bit more … Megan suggests using different colors so it will be a bit easier to see the pattern and where the beads go. It will take a bit of time to …
Use our FREE pattern to make beautiful beaded bracelet Cranberry. … This entry was posted on Sunday, March 11th, 2012 at 12:50 pm and is filed under Bracelet patterns, Necklace patterns, Patterns. You can follow any responses to this entry … March 12th, 2012 at 1:17 pm. This looks like Dutch Spiral.
The project I chose is the Spiral Sync designed by Dustin Wedekind, a variation of the traditional spiral stitch, supported by beading wire to accommodate the larger beads interspersed with the spirals. The book was published in 2007 and the beads in the project don’t look any larger than those I’ve seen used in similar beadweaving patterns.
Some of the flat round bead weaving patterns that you can stitch with seed beads (like flat round peyote or square stitch) can be stitched down to a foundation fabric as you progress to make a wonderfully patterned “bezel” for a central bead or cabochon. Materials and Tools Beads: 11/0s, 15/0s, flat ovals. Beading thread … You will find step-by-step instructions for this stitch in the free first chapter of the e-book).
Spiral tubular peyote stitch. There’s a new free pattern of mine just up on About.com: I call it Amethyst Ice. It uses basic tubular peyote stitch, and has undulations … The largest beads in the spiral are magatamas, which give the beading a denser look that if you use regular round seed beads.
In case you can relate, here are some special free beading patterns I selected particularly for the holidays. Of course … Triple strand anything delights me, and Nancy Sathre-Vogel’s Sumptuous Spiral necklace is no exception.
The shape and proportion of the Cellini spiral caught my eye, and I decided to work with the size mix indicated in the pattern, although I wasn’t going to make a bracelet. Leave it to Carol Wilcox Wells and her book…
In this beadweaving video from JewelrySupply.com, there’s a quick way to create a beaded rope with different size seed beads, and this video will show you the simple pattern needed to create this wonderful stitch
This video is a preview of the Jewelry Making Professor class that shows how to make a Russian Spiral necklace.
A demonstration on how to start the Triple Spiral Beading Technique
Join Shipwreck Bead’s Carol Bauer as she explains the basics of the flat spiral stitch. This elegant stitch is great for bracelets and works up quickly. This stitch works with a variety of different types of beads including Czech fire polished beads,…
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