3D Bead Patterns (1/19/2016)
3D beading can be a challenging, but it is a beading skill that you will be happy you learned. Not everyone wears jewelry, but who wouldn’t want a 3D beaded version of their favorite animal, hobby or object?
This cute but stunning Peacock is made with seed beads and wire. The website is in French, but the diagrams look easy to follow. The tail feathers are just adorable!
Free Tutorial is a place you learn how to do 3D Beading. All you do is to have your own beads & fish line ready and follow the chart patterns step by step. In no time, you will have loads of fun!
For this dragon, following stitches will be used: brick stitch/tubular brick stitch (two kinds of brick stitch +increasing, decreasing it), peyote/tubular peyote (+increasing, decreasing it), ndebele (herringbone), tubular ndebele, square stitch. Instructions for all those stitches can easily be found online.
How do you make a 3D Pig out of beads? By using the Right Angle Weave stitch, I made a bunch of tiny one inch big 3D beaded Pigs using size 11/0 and 12/0 glass seed beads! You want to make one too? See the free online tutorial with written and pictorials to guide you along!
As you know, the 2016 year is the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese zodiac. We already have a tutorial on a flat beaded monkey in brick stitch on our site and today we will make another monkey, in the technique of 3-D beading on two segments of wire.
Here’s a free online tutorial for my beaded 3D cross, I used pearl beads for this one but you can always use crystals or other types of beads with the same tutorial.