Digital Beading Magazine Issue 15 - Page 99

Materials 2 Step 1 – Row 1 Thread your needle with a comfortable working length of thread. PU four TR-A beads and then take your needle through the first threaded bead again to form a circle of beads. Pull your thread firmly to bring the beads together, leaving a thread tail of approx 15cm. Step 2 – Row 2 With your needle exiting one of the four beads from Step 1, PU two TR-A beads and then take your needle through the next bead of the original bead ring, PU two more TR-A beads and PNT the third bead of the original bead ring, PU two TR-A beads, PNT fourth original bead, PU two TR-A beads. Then PNT the first bead of the original bead circle and up through the first of the two TR-A beads added in this round – shown in red dots in the photo (Photo s). 2 19mm sandstone Aventurine donuts Size 11/0 224 Olympic bronze (TR-A) seed beads Size 11/0 940F transparent frosted Olivine (TR-B) seed beads Size 15/0 940 transparent olivine (TR C) seed beads 10 Preciosa metallic fern Pip beads 2 16x5mm rust metallic silky pressed tabs (AMC) 0.10-0.12mm grey FireLine beading thread 2 copper jump rings 1 pair copper earring hooks Tools Beading needle Scissors Flat-nose pliers (two pairs) Techniques: peyote stitch herringbone and Abbreviations PU = pick up PNT = put needle through