By Anna Elizabeth Draeger
Anna Elizabeth Draeger is a well known jewellery fashion designer, former affiliate editor for Bead&Button journal, and the writer of Crystal Brilliance, nice Designs for formed Beads, and Crystal Play. on the grounds that 2009, Anna has been an envoy for the Create Your variety with Swarovski parts application, a handpicked all over the world community of designers who're recognized for his or her layout services and fervour for educating.
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Sew back through the first 3mm to form a ring, leaving a 6-in. (15cm) tail. Retrace the thread path, exiting the first 3mm picked up. fig. 5 4 Pick up a 150 seed bead and sew through the next 3mm in the ring. Repeat around the ring, and exit a 150 [fig. 1]. Pick up an 110 seed bead, a Tila bead, an 110, a 150, a 3mm, a 150, and an 110. Sew through the available hole of the same Tila just picked up, and then pick up an 110. Sew through the nearest side 150 of the next loop of 150s and the 3mm in the ring between the two loops.
Sew through the next six 150s and six SuperDuos to exit the end SuperDuo [fig. 3]. 7 Pick up two SuperDuos, a 150, three SuperDuos, a 150, two SuperDuos, a 150, and two SuperDuos. Pick up a repeating pattern of a 150 and a SuperDuo 12 times, and then pick up a 150. 8 Connect the strand to the other end by sewing through the next SuperDuo, 150, and SuperDuo on the side that has only three 150s on it. Sew through the other hole of the SuperDuo your thread is exiting, retrace the thread path through this SuperDuo again, and then exit out this side of the end section [fig.
6]. indd 54 3/3/14 1:51 PM fig. 2 fig. 3 fig. 4 7 Pick up 11 150s, sew through the 150 next to the hole on the opposite side of the small spike, and back through the last five 150s picked up. Skip the next 150, and sew through the first five 150s picked up. Sew back through the 150 your thread exited at the start of this step, and end the thread. 8 9 Attach an earring finding to the loop of beads created in step 7. fig. 5 fig. 6 Make a second earring. 5x8mm spike beads, teal luster • 150 Delica beads, metallic gold A gumdrop bead in place of the large spike makes a rounded version of the design.