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My name is Marcie Abney Carroll and I started creating jewelry in 2007. A simple project to repair a simple beaded ring turned into a love of all things beadwoven and beaded in general. I've recently ...

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I'm Your Tiniest Fan Earring Tutorial

from La Bella Joya Tutorials and Patterns
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : I'm Your Tiniest Fan Earring Tutorial
I'm Your Tiniest Fan Earring Tutorial
I'm Your Tiniest Fan Earring Tutorial
I'm Your Tiniest Fan Earring Tutorial
I'm Your Tiniest Fan Earring Tutorial

Pattern Description:

These little tiny fans make perfect earrings, however, if you don't want earrings, feel free to turn them into tiny pendants or even decorations for wine glasses! (Wouldn't that be a great hostess gift?!) It only takes a handful of materials and if you don't have the copper links, try using any good stiff metal link that you have on hand.

I haven't given you color choices in the materials list. The colors are really up to you and you can use the opportunity to create a truly personalized set of earrings. There is a snapshot of my materials included in the PDF if you'd like to use a similar color scheme.

This is a slightly more advanced beadweaving project and it would be helpful to have a good working knowledge of beadweaving terms and to have worked beadweaving projects in the past.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • These fans are bitty, measuring just over an inch square.


  • One 15mm link from MissFickleMedia (2 for earrings)
  • Size 8 Japnese Seed Beads (I used two different colors)
  • Size 11 Japanese Seed Beads
  • Size 15 Japanese Seed Beads
  • 10mm Daggers
  • Wildfire or Fireline Beading Thread
  • Beading Needle Size 10 or 12

You Will Also Need:

  • Earwires (if you choose to create earrings)
  • Jump Ring (if you choose to create a pendant from your fan)

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