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Birds of Feather Pendant Supply List

Polymer clay bird

21mm Czech glass hibiscus flower

11 4mm English cut beads in color 1

6 4mm English cut beads in color 2

14mm brass rope jump ring

16" 20 gauge brass colored copper wire

10" 18 gauge brass colored wire

2 yards 4ply waxed linen

13 6mm rope jump rings

4mm o-ring glass bead spacer

30" copper plated chain

 

1. Feather center: Cut the waxed linen into one 6" length and twenty-four 2 1/2" lengths. 

2. Feather pieces: Chain is cut into one 20" length. and eight 1" lengths 

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Double Link Necklace

Today on Bead Table Wednesday I shared this double link necklace using 6mm round druk beads. It's a fun way to use a simple bead. The supply list is below.

I put together a category of all the beads found in today's project, click here to shop for them. 

You can watch the tutorial here: 

Supply List

Polymer clay bird

Pewter Renaissance leaf pendant 

8mm brass floral bead cap

5x8mm Czech glass bell flower

8 10mm English cut Czech glass beads

36 6mm round druk beads

15mm brass jump ring

8 14mm brass jump rings

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Spring Magic Pendant

This necklace has a few surprise techniques that add texture and interest to the design. 

You can watch the video here, sorry for the sound quality in the beginning.

Supply List

Polymer clay disk bead

Green Girl Studio pewter button

2 21x11mm glass drops

Brass bird charm

2 6mm bead caps

2 8mm bead caps

11mm Czech glass bicone

3 6x8mm Czech glass bell flowers

15 4mm Czech glass round druk beads

18 6mm Czech glass melon beads

1 copper plated link connector

20 11/0 seed beads

15mm brass jump ring

13.5mm brass jump ring

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Treetop Bracelet Supply List

For my presentation during The Great Bead Extravagazna's Spring Fling, I'll be revisiting superduos and knotting with waxed linen to create a bracelet that's brimming with texture and subtle colors. The focal beads are my popular bird house designs created from designs straight out of my sketchbook. Each bead is hand painted to mimic a watercolor scene. 

Written directions are NOT included in the kits. 

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Springtime Dream Bracelet Supply List

Watch the video instructions here.

Supply List

30" 2 ply waxed linen

28 2.5mm superduos

14 2.5mm spacers (Tierracast)

6 12mm hibiscus flower beads

3 6x8mm bell flower beads

3 ball headpins

4mm jump ring

15mm brass jump ring

Vintaj brass butterfly charm

Brass hook clasp

Kits and new flower beads will be available on Saturday. 

 

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X's & O's Necklace Supply List and Diagram

If you'd like to follow along with the Great Bead Extravaganza project, here is the supply list. Feel free to mix it up with a pendant and charm that you have on hand. Use can use Czech glass druks, melon beads or English cut beads interchangeably for this project.  

Download the diagram for the necklace knotting sequence here.

Polymer clay heart pendant 

Bird Charm

Czech glass flower

Headpin

7mm jump ring

15mm jump ring 

8" 18 gauge brass colored wire

16 4mm faceted pewter beads

18 6mm round druk beads

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September Vintaj Unboxing

I'm getting ready to unbox the October Vintaj Vip Subscription box today and can't wait to see what's inside! 

Here are the projects I made from last month's box. I just love discovering new-to-me Vintaj components and getting creative with them.

This post is sponsored by Vintaj. 

This is the piece I created during the video last month. You can watch it here

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August Vintaj Inspiration Box

This is a little late, I've been recovering from a hand injury. But I've been dreaming all month of what I could create with the August Vintaj Subscription Box. If you missed the unboxing video on Facebook you can view it here.  https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1165366510505338&extid=zZBNv29WkiTACiXS

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Wildflower Meadow Knotted Necklace

Here is a simple bead soup necklace design that uses a fun mix of Czech glass in various shapes, colors and textures. You'll need enough beads to knot a 32" necklace. I used about 180 beads ranging from 2mm - 12mm and 70" of 4 ply waxed linen. 

I started the necklace by using 6" of 19 gauge dark steel annealed wire. I created a wrapped loop bail on top of the pendant. A Czech glass maple leaf on a ball headpin and a copper leaf on a 6mm rope jump ring are attached to a 15mm rope jump ring in a copper finish. 

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Sun & Sand Inspirations

Today on Bead Table Wednesday I shared how to make this necklace and earring set using a little knotting magic and an old wire-working classic. You can watch the video here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=547036782634147

Watch the video first to learn the techniques. Here is the pattern for the knotted necklace:

1. On each strand, string 2 pinch beads, tie a knot with both strands. 

2. On one strand, string a 6mm bead, tie a knot with both strands.

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