French Beaded Flower Tutorials (1/26/2016)
After viewing these tutorials on French Beaded Flowers, I am going to have to give this a try. I like being to make things that aren’t jewelry sometimes, so I can admire them all the time instead of just when I am wearing them.
Here are some generalized instructions on making a beaded tree. This is not a pattern, per se, because each tree should be constructed to reflect nature. When you decide to make a tree, look at real trees to determine their shape and form. Willow trees, for example, rise in thick branches from the centre, then drape down in many thin branches with long leaves.
For making French bead flowers, you also must learn excellent technique. And, in my opinion, what is the one most important technique in this art? Rule # 1 – Keep your basic wire straight. It sounds so simple, doesn’t it? Of course you will keep your basic wire straight, you say. Easiest thing in the world, isn’t it? You might be surprised. For someone new to the art, this can be a challenge.
Learn how to make your very own beaded daisies using seed beads and wire! Prior french beading experience is helpful, but not necessary for this tutorial. This is a very fun project for all the bead lovers out there!
Here I hope to provide you with some useful information. You can find basic techniques and patterns, information you need to create your own beaded flowers and shops where to purchase your requisites. All sorts of links in different categories and my own picture gallery.
This brooch uses a technique called French Beading, which despite the name, is thought to have originated in Venice in the 16th Century. The method uses fine wire strung with tiny glass seed beads to form 3d flowers. It became especially popular in Victorian England, but fell out of favor due the technique being associated with the creation of funeral wreaths! Now French beading is often used in making bouquets and favours for weddings, as well as for all year round floral arrangements.
With wire and beads, make a beautiful flower. I’ve been looking for a clear tutorial on how to do this style of beaded flower for ages, and now I have one! Thanks for your flower ideas. I’m going to make one right now! I just love your flower, do you have any more different kinds to show in detail how to do?