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Geneva, Switzerland

I'm a Dutch girl and live in Switzerland since 1980; my husband is Swiss, and most important, he's wonderful.

I started beading in 2004. Off-loom beadweaving and bead embroidery are my ...

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Butterfly Rope for Focal Bead (Matinée)

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(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Butterfly Rope for Focal Bead (Matinée)
Butterfly Rope for Focal Bead (Matinée)
Butterfly Rope for Focal Bead (Matinée)
Butterfly Rope for Focal Bead (Matinée)
Butterfly Rope for Focal Bead (Matinée)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knowledge of RAW (Right Angle Wave) is an advantage
  • but everything you need to know is explained in the tutorial

Pattern Description:

This is a listing for a Pattern/Tutorial. You will not receive the jewelry pictured above.

This pattern is a full color 7-page PDF with step by step instructions how to make this lovely rope, Matine Necklace. Instructions how to make a curvy rope rope are also included - as well as help to select the right colors.

This necklace measures 22 inches/60 cm in total), which is the typical length of a Matinee necklace. Also, Matinee means 'morning' in French. It is simple yet elegant. Superduos and/or Twin Beads as well as little Firepolished beads are very practical for attaching beautiful lampwork glass beads and can be found in a myriad of colors and finishes, exactly what you need to make a matching rope for focal beads. This rope can be used in many other

It builds up pretty quicky, perfect for gifts and last-minute projects. Check out my other designs using this technique, the Butterfly Rope Bracelet and the Butterfly Rope Lariat, for which this technique is so convenient.

Important note: avoid printing, or print more than one page per sheet; my patterns are designed for use with electronic devices and may print very large.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 22 inches/60 cm in total - adjustable


  • Japanese Seed Beads size 11/0 in 2 colors
  • superduo beads
  • Firepolished beads
  • one focal bead
  • 2-strand clasp

You Will Also Need:

  • the usual (thread, needles, scissors)