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If you asked me five years ago if I'd be creating, nonetheless selling, anything 3-Dimensional, I would have laughed at you and said, "Like that's going to happen" But, in early 2010 I became hooked ...

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3d Bead Lab- w/Video Tutorial

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3d Bead Lab- w/Video Tutorial Labrador Retriever Pattern
3d Bead Lab- w/Video Tutorial Pattern comes with tutorial manual
3d Bead Lab- w/Video Tutorial Finished sculpture
3d Bead Lab- w/Video Tutorial Completed Golden Lab

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • No experience neccessary. Comes with technique tutorial.

Pattern Description:

Remember making beaded lizards as a kid. Well now it's time to step it up a notch!

This contains not only a pattern but a technique tutorial with video tutorials!

Basics of Bead Dogs includes:
- Materials needed and definitions of wire gauges and bead types
- Basic weaving technique
- A walk-through of the basic steps taken in making a bead dog
- Helpful photos and diagrams
- Four tutorial videos walking you through the technique, ears, legs, and finishing the dog.
- 24/7 support via email.

This Labrador Retriever Pattern includes:
- The color coded Labrador pattern
- An explanation of the pattern terminology
- Several photos to reference while making the dog.

Tech Specs:
Downloaded as .ZIP file
Unzipped Format: PDF documents.
Basics of Beading: 15 pages, 2.03 MB
Lab Pattern: 5 pages, 1.17 MB
Video: Accessable via Google Drive and downloadable as MPEG file.
Printable: Yes

Patterns are for Personal Use only. Please do not make reproductions or redistribute patterns without my permission.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approx. 4" (10.2cm) long and 2.25" (5.7cm) high (at the head)


  • Needle Nose pliers
  • Wire cutters/ Scissors
  • 9 feet of 26 gauge wire
  • 8 feet of 24 gauge wire
  • 3 black or gunmetal black beads for eyes and nose
  • 40 grams Golden, Black, or Chocolate 6/0 seed beads