Right Angle Weave Seed Bead Patterns (12/15/2015)
I think Right Angle Weave is a great stitch as there is so much you can do with it. There are many ways to embellish it, you can make shapes, and it makes a great base to do so many things on, almost like fabric.
Cubic RAW (also known as three-dimensional right angle weave, or CRAW) is an extremely versatile weave. I used cubic RAW with size 11/0 and 15/0 seed beads to make this “impossible” triangle, “impossible” square, and actually quite possible jack.
This free beading stitch tutorial teaches you how to do tubular right angle weave. Tubular right angle weave makes a soft and supple beaded rope that can be used to show off a beautiful slide or used as a beaded necklace all by itself.
Make this beautiful bracelet with a right angle weave base of seed beads and then adorning it with a Czech glass rounds. This is a needle and Fireline project so bring your patience! You’ll use 66-75 4mm round beads, and an 11/0 seed bead (a 10-gram tube should be about right. We’re using gray fireline, a #10 or #12 needle, and snips or a nipper tool. You’ll also need a shank button. Follow along and let’s get started.
Basic right angle weave is a must-learn for any new bead weaver. The structural nature of this weave allows for many possibilities for necklaces, bracelets, and pendants. Play with color, pattern, and different types of beads for endless design possibilities.
These instructions are for using four beads in the right-angle weave pattern. Cut a piece of thread (Nymo® or FireLine™) to a comfortable length for you to work with. The longer your thread, the farther you can work before you will have to add thread. Almost double your thread to make it easier to work with, but do leave a tail so you are working with only one thread.
Even experienced beaders struggle with tension from time to time. Here’s some advice for taming those tricky tension issues. To create even tension for right-angle weave, reinforce each row or round once it is completed, instead of reinforcing each stitch.