Digital Beading Magazine Issue 12 - Page 114

3 Now you can start to sew them one by one to the fabric. Cut a comfortable length of beading thread. Tie a knot at one end of the thread. Thread your Size 12 beading needle onto the other end. Bring your needle up through the back of the fabric and down through the setting holes of each crystal, sewing each into position. Step 3 Now, working on the round crystal, PU one (A), one Swarovski 3mm pearl and another (A) bead (Photo 3). Take your needle down through the foundation and then up through the fabric and through the pearl and last (A) bead again (Photo 3a). Working in this manner, complete a row of alternating (A) and pearl beads around this crystal (Photo 3b). Step 4 3a 3b Now back stitch a row of alternating Size 11/0 (B) beads and Miyuki drops (C) beads, as shown in Photo 4. 4