Bead Bangle »
InstructionsNot good with giving intructions, I'm a visual learner so please bear with me :)
The crystals are strung on the beads to fit in the diamond shapes. So I had to do about 29 diamonds for a bangle that would fit a wrist size of 7-8 inches.
1. Start with 2 yards of thread, you might need more depending on the size of the bangle you're doing.
2. I strung around 174 ...
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Type of item: Accessory
rondelle crystals, japanese seed beads
What was your inspiration?
I saw an online magazine with a project by Maria Gulotta. Although instead of crystals, round beads ( can't identify what kind) were used to be wrapped by the bead netting.
What are you most proud of?
I was able to pull it off without any instruction manual. Had about 4 trial and errors until I figured how to best do it. And even then had to redo 2 more because of mismeasurements.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Measurement is key. I had to redo 2 of the ones I already made when I tried to fit it and it was too big. It was frustrating but do you know of any beader who backs out of a challenge? I didn't think so :)