I've been designing beaded jewelry for about 8 years. My initial attempts at designing were to make beautiful jewelry with semi-precious (healing) stones. The beads kind of took over my life and I'm ...
I've been designing beaded jewelry for about 8 years. My initial attempts at designing were to make beautiful jewelry with semi-precious (healing) stones. The beads kind of took over my life and I'm not particular what I use to design with as long as it is a high quality bead.
I can't say I have a favorite stitch or type of bead, but lately I've been experimenting with the new Twin beads and Super Duos.
Next on my to-do list is design some items with Cubic Right Angle Weave with the Twins. It works in my head, now to put thread and beads to it.
I'm still enamored with the new twin/super duo beads. Every year I make one snowflake Christmas ornament and one star Christmas ornament pattern. This year I set out to make a snowflake pattern with super duo beads. When I was finished I realized there was a star in the center of the snowflake, so I call it a starflake.
This ornament measures 1.75 inches. It makes a wonderful Christmas tree ornament, package decoration or even a pendant for your favorite chain. It works up quickly so you can bead a whole snow flurry in no time at all.
On the pattern pages, I have provided you with:
Pictures of the finished product
Step by step illustrated instructions accompanied by text
List of supplies
Approximate Finished size:
Twin or super duo beads (super duos recommended) and size 11 seed beads
Pages to Print:
4 with cover