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I started beading and making jewelry when I was 12 years old, and grew to love beads very quickly. Over the years I have made many beaded items, and I have learned many different beading techniques. ...

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Playing in the Shadows

from Caley's Creations
(11) Name: 'Other : Playing in the Shadows
Playing in the Shadows

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You can use many craft skills to make this project.

Pattern Description:

An intriguing play of colors and shadows make this design perfect for many different projects. The deep red is reflected in the pale pink, while the pale lilac is shadowed with the deeper lavender. The sea green triangles are reflected in the icy blue triangles, adding harmony and symmetry to the whole design. This pattern would work well for an amulet bag. If you repeated the pattern or used larger beads it would make a lovely evening bag, wall hanging, or other project. This project can be used by all crafters, and is appropriate for projects ranging from beginning to advanced.

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No part of this design, tutorial, kit and/or instruction may be reproduced, distributed or loaned for in any manner and for any reason without the expressed permission of the author. The use of this design and instruction is limited to non-commercial purposes only.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • For beadweaving the size is 2.44"X3.16". Size of finished piece may vary depending on beads used.


  • For embroidery you will need embroidery thread, an embroidery needle, and embroidery cloth.
  • For cross stitch or needlepoint you will need a needlepoint canvas, embroidery thread, and an embroidery needle.
  • For beadweaving on a loom you will need size 11/0 Miyuki Delicas, size B beading thread, weft thread, and size 12 beading needles.
  • For beadweaving in Square stitch you will need Miyuki Delicas size 11/0, size B beading thread, and size 12 beading needles.