Make your own beads using the flat peyote technique then transform them into tubes by zipping them up. A ruffled edge adds to the design, optional. String your beads into bracelets, necklaces, pendants, use your imagination!
You can us the same technique to form rings.
Examples are shown in the pictures
A step by step pdf for making the beads with the ruffle.
I was a professional seamstress for a men's clothing store for 10 years.
I sew, crochet, paint, tat, metal smith and teach jewelry classes at a local college. My husband and I teach Shag Dance.