Digital Beading Magazine Issue 12 - Page 74

Step 5 Using Photo 5 as a guide, embroider the bead patterns as shown. Repeat for the other earring. Step 6 Add beads, as desired, to any gaps in your work (Photo 6 and 6a). Step 7 Now trim the Lacy’s Stiff Stuff from around your design, leaving a 1mm edge around your work. Glue your designs onto your piece of Ultra Suede and leave to dry. Then carefully cut out the earring shapes from the Ultra Suede. Step 8 5 6 Working in Size 11/0 bronze seed beads, work a brickstitched edge around each shape, taking your needle through all layers of foundation fabric. 6a