Digital Beading Magazine Issue 12 - Page 61

Materials 2 18mm aqua Picasso Czech flower coin beads 2 11x13mm sage luster Czech maple leaves 2 10mm amethyst round cabochons 4 4mm amethyst round beads Size 8/0 Toho #Y182 (hybrid opaque luster transparent green) seed beads Size 11/0 Miyuki #199 (24kt gold iris) Size 11/0 Miyuki #462 (metallic gold iris) Size 15/0 Miyuki #462 (metallic gold iris Nicole’s Beadbacking 6lb smoke Fireline Piece of light blue Ultrasuede 1 pair gold-filled earring wires Tools E6000 and Aleene’s Tacky Glue Sharp scissors Size 10 beading needle Techniques used: back stitch, brick stitch Step 1 Glue (E6000) one Czech flower onto a piece of beadbacking and leave to dry. (Photo 1) Step 2 Working in back stitch, work a row of Size 8/0 #Y182 Toho seed beads around the flower. (Photo 2) Step 3 Glue (E6000) one Czech leaf onto the beadbacking at the edge of the Czech flower and leave to dry (Photo 3). 2 1 3