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Alma Stoller on craftsy.com
New York City, NY

I am a multi-media artist.
I simply love it all, everything from collage, crochet, paper mache and jewelry making.

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how to make fabric beads

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : how to make fabric beads
how to make fabric beads
how to make fabric beads
how to make fabric beads
how to make fabric beads

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic use of a sewing machine is needed

Pattern Description:

This is a PDF file with step-by-step pictures and written instructions on how to make the fabric beads featured above.
The step-by-step color photos will easily walk you through this project.
Once you know the basics, you will be able to make a colorful collection of fabric beads in all sizes.

The instructions total 27 pages and contains 47 color photos.
You can use these instructions to make all sorts of items, including fabric and mixed media jewelry, embellishments on art quilts and art dolls, or ornament pillows and curtains,
Feel free to print the tutorial and get started right away.

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

This pattern was created and designed by Alma Stoller.
(c) 2004 Alma Stoller
For personal use only

Thank you.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • you decide on the size of each bead that you make.


  • 14 x 14 piece of fabric
  • 15 x 15 piece of felt or quilting batting
  • polyfill or stuffing
  • seed beads, buttons, and other notions
  • beading thread
  • basic sewing notions
  • fabric and felt scraps
  • embroidery floss
  • beading thread
  • knitting needle

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine

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