Thursday, August 10, 2017

Bead Weaving Necklace Pattern


Beautiful and easy to make Bead Weaving Necklace Pattern. You won't believe how fast this necklace works up. You can also use the same pattern to make a bracelet to match.

A = Miyuki, 11° SEED bead 
B = Miyuki, 8° SEED bead


The Pattern is Free on my Free Pattern Blog.
To Purchase a Downloadable PDF: Click HERE


Start by waxing and stretching your thread. Tie in a “stopper” bead, leaving about a 8-10” tail and begin at step #1.
1. Pick up 1B, 19A, go with thread up through the 1 B bead just added.
2. Pick up 3A, 1B, 2A, go with thread down through the 13th through 17th A beads, step #1 (first time) or the 10th through 6th A beads, step #6 (every time after).
3. Pick up 2A, 1B, 3A, go with thread up through the 1 B bead just added.
4. Pick up 9A, go with thread up through the 1 B bead, step #3.
5. Pick up 3A, 1B, 2A, go with thread down through the 7th through 3rd A beads, step #4.
6. Pick up 12A, go with thread up through the 1 B bead, step #5.
7. Continue by repeating steps #21 through #31 until the necklace is the length that you would like.
8. To add clasp, pick up 3A, clasp, 3A, go with thread up through 1 A and 1 B beads in necklace. Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times for strength. Weave the working thread into the necklace and end. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner at the other end of necklace after removing the stopper bead.



Bead Weaving Necklace Pattern, N0365
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Sandra D. Halpenny 2017 All rights reserved
This pattern may not be copied or distributed in any way without the express written permission of the author. The purchaser of this pattern may use the finished piece for personal use and for selling at arts and crafts shows, etc. No mass production of this design is permitted without permission from the author.


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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Maple Leaf Pattern and Learning basic Brick Stitch

This cute little Maple Leaf is made following a graph and using the Brick Stitch. 
Below I have included basic direction on how to work the brick stitch.


This Maple Leaf Pattern is made using Miyuki Delica Beads, size 11°. I used color #295. Makes a cute necklace drop or earrings.

Here is a great video that shows you the difference between seed beads and Delica Beads.

Basic Beaded Brick Stitch 

D = Delica Bead
1. ROW 1, Pick up 2 D beads, go with thread up through the 1st D bead and down through the 2nd D bead. Stack the beads next to each other as shown.
Go with thread back up through the first bead and then back down through the second bead.

2. Pick up 1 D bead and go with thread down through the last D bead added in step #1, and up through the D bead just added in this step.
3. Pick up 1 D bead and go with thread up through the D bead added in the last step, and down through the D bead just added in this step.
4. Pick up 1 D bead and go with thread down through the D bead added in the last step, and up through the D bead just added in this step.
5. ROW 2, Pick up 2 D beads and go with working thread around the thread between the last 2 D beads in the previous Row, and then back up through the 2nd D bead just added in this step.

6. Pick up 1 D bead and go with working thread around the thread between the 2 D beads in the previous Row as shown, and then back up through the D bead just added in this step.
7. Pick up 1 D bead and go with working thread around the thread between the 2 D beads in the previous Row as shown, and then back up through the D bead just added in this step.
8. Pick up 1 D bead and go with working thread around the thread between the 2 D beads in the previous Row as shown, and then back up through the D bead just added in this step.
9. ROW 3,working in the opposite direction add this Row of beads as was done in step #5 through step #8.
Continue to repeat Rows 2 and 3 until you reach the length that you want.


Maple Leaf Free Pattern
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Canadian Intellectual Property Office, This pattern may not be copied or distributed in any way without the express written permission of the author. You may use the finished piece for personal use and for selling at arts and crafts shows, etc. No mass production of this design is permitted without permission from the author

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Small Wave Bracelet Pattern


A = blue, 11 Czech seed beads
B = purple, 11
Czech seed beads
C = crystal AB, 4mm crystals

The Pattern is Free on this Website.
To Purchase a Downloadable PDF: Click HERE

 
Start by waxing and stretching your thread, use Nymo D or C-Lon & a #11 or #12 beading needle. Tie in a “stopper” bead, leaving about an 8” tail and begin at step #1. *Fireline 6lb. crystal fishing line also works great for bead weaving.




1. Pick up 2A, 2B, 1C, 2B, 2A, 7B, go with thread forward through 2 A, 2 B, 1 C, 2 B, 2 A, and the 1st and 2nd B beads (of the 7B) just added in this step.



2. Pick up 4A, go with thread forward through the 1st, 2nd and 3rd B beads (of the 7B), step #1 or step #13.


3. Pick up 3A, go with thread down into the 2nd and 1st A beads, step #2, and forward through the 3rd and 4th B beads (of the 7B), step #1 or step #13.




4. Pick up 5A, go with thread down into the 2nd and 1st A beads, step #3, and forward through the 4th and 5th B beads (of the 7B), step #1 or step #13.




5. Pick up 3A, go with thread down into the 2nd and 1st A beads, step #4, and forward through the 5th, 6th and 7th B beads (of the 7B), step #1 or step #13.

6. Pick up 2A, go with thread down into the 2nd and 1st A beads, step #5, forward through the 6th and 7th B beads (of the 7B), step #1 or step #13. Continue with working thread forward through the top beads coming out with thread down through the 2 A beads, step #1 or step #13 as shown.





7. Pick up 2B, 1C, 2B, 2A, 7B, go with thread down through the 2 A beads, step #1 or step #13 as shown, forward through 2 B, 1 C, 2 B, 2 A and the 1st and 2nd B beads (of the 7B), just added in this step.



8. Pick up 4A, go with thread forward through the 1st, 2nd and 3rd B beads (of the 7B), step #7.



9. Pick up 3A, go with thread down into the 2nd and 1st A beads, step #8, and forward through the 3rd and 4th B beads (of the 7B), step #7.





10. Pick up 5A, go with thread down into the 2nd and 1st A beads, step #9, and forward through the 4th and 5th B beads (of the 7B), step #7.






11. Pick up 3A, go with thread down into the 2nd and 1st A beads, step #10, and forward through the 5th, 6th and 7th B beads (of the 7B), step #7.



12. Pick up 2A, go with thread down into the 2nd and 1st A beads, step #11, forward through the 6th and 7th B beads (of the 7B), and step #7. Continue with working thread forward through the bottom beads coming out with thread up through the 2 A beads, step #7 as shown.


13. Pick up 2B, 1C, 2B, 2A, 7B, go with thread up through the 2 A beads, step #7 as shown, forward through 2 B, 1 C, 2 B, 2 A and the 1st and 2nd B beads (of the 7B), just added in this step.




14. Continue bracelet by repeating steps #2 through #12.  And then continue bracelet by repeating steps #13 and #2 through #12 until the bracelet fits.





Small Wave Bracelet Pattern (originally called, Dime Store Bracelet), B0265
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Sandra D. Halpenny 2015-2017 All rights reserved
This pattern may not be copied or distributed in any way without the express written permission of the author. The purchaser of this pattern may use the finished piece for personal use and for selling at arts and crafts shows, etc. No mass production of this design is permitted without permission from the author.







Friday, May 26, 2017

Cute Little Beaded Necklace pattern


Cute Little Beaded Necklace
This pattern will be so easy to make you might start to make one for all your friends. The great thing about that too is you can probably finish them in a night and only use a handful of beads. Hope you enjoy making this Cute Little Beaded Necklace for yourself. You can also make a matching bracelet.

The Pattern is Free on this Website.
To Purchase a Downloadable PDF: Click HERE


A = Miyuki, 11° SEED bead, color 1
B = Miyuki, 11° SEED bead, color 2

Start by waxing and stretching your thread, use Nymo D or C-Lon & a #11 or #12 beading needle. I used Fireline 6lb. crystal.  Tie in a "stopper" bead, leaving about an 8" tail and begin at step #1.
 
http://www.sandradhalpenny.com/Neck363_1-1.png
 



1. Pick up 3A, 1B, 1A, 2B, 1A, 1B, 2A, go with thread up thorough the 1st A bead just added.
 http://www.sandradhalpenny.com/Neck363_2-1.png
 



2. Pick up 2A, 3B, go with thread down through the B bead as shown, step #1.

 
 http://www.sandradhalpenny.com/Neck363_3-1.png
3. Pick up 6B, go with thread up through the 3rd B bead just added in this step.
 http://www.sandradhalpenny.com/Neck363_4-1.png
 





4. Pick up 5B, go with thread up through the 1st B bead, step #2.
 http://www.sandradhalpenny.com/Neck363_5-1.png
5. Pick up 5A, go with thread down thorough the 3rd B bead, step #4.
 http://www.sandradhalpenny.com/Neck363_6-1.png




6. Pick up 1A, 2B, 1A, 1B, 2A, go with thread up through the 3rd A bead, step #5.


http://www.sandradhalpenny.com/Neck363_7-1.png
7. Continue necklace by repeating steps #2 through #6 until it fits.
http://www.sandradhalpenny.com/Neck363_8-1.png
8.
To add clasp, pick up 3A, clasp, 3A, go with thread up through a couple of seed beads in necklace. Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times for strength. Weave the working thread into the necklace and end. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner at the other end of necklace after removing the stopper bead.

Fast Little Beaded Necklace Pattern, N0363
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Sandra D. Halpenny 2017 All rights reserved
This pattern may not be copied or distributed in any way without the express written permission of the author. The purchaser of this pattern may use the finished piece for personal use and for selling at arts and crafts shows, etc. No mass production of this design is permitted without permission from the author.