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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 Beaded Chihuahua- With Tutorial

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(11) Name: 'Other : 3d Beaded Chihuahua- With Tutorial
3d Beaded Chihuahua- With Tutorial Finished Chihuahua
3d Beaded Chihuahua- With Tutorial Chihuahua!
3d Beaded Chihuahua- With Tutorial Chihuahua pattern
3d Beaded Chihuahua- With Tutorial Completed Chihuahua
3d Beaded Chihuahua- With Tutorial Contains both pattern and tutorial

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Helpful if you've done another bead dog before.
  • Contains tutorial of technique with video

Pattern Description:

Remember making beaded lizard keychains? Time to take beaded animals to the next level!

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

Tech Specs:
Downloadable as a .ZIP file
Unzipped Format: PDF documents.
Basics of Beading: 15 pages, 2.03 MB
Pattern: 5 pages, 1.06 MB
Video: Accessible 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. 2" (5.1cm) long and 2" (5.1cm) high (at the head)


  • needle nosed pliers
  • wire cutters / scissors
  • 7 feet 26 gauge wire
  • 8 feet 24 gauge wire
  • 30 grams cream 6/0 seed beads
  • 3 black 6/0 seed beads for the eyes and nose