Creative Beading Magazine

Herringbone Stitch

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FLAT HERRINGBONE BRACELET MATERIALS

4m of beading thread

3 bar slide clasp

6 x 4mm oval jump rings

BEADS

20gm 4mm cube Clear Gold lined or Fuchsia lined Blue

10gm 4mm cube Silver Lined or Matt Purple

5gm size 15 or size 11 seed

TOOLS

Beading needle

Bead mat

LENGTH 16cm finish length with clasp 18cm adjust to fit as required

MATERIALS BOTH PROJECTS

17 M Beading thread

Jump rings and toggle clasp in Antique Gold

BASIC SPIRAL MATERIALS

6 strand hank Czech 8° Dk Bronze (colour A)

3 strand hank Czech 8° Eggshell (Colour B)

RAISED SPIRAL MATERIALS

6 strand hank Czech 8° Dk Bronze (colour A)

3 strand hank Czech 6° Eggshell (colour B)

LENGTH Finished length 45cm

3D PEYOTE STITCH MATERIALS

Toggle Clasp

Eye pin

2m beading thread

Beading needle

BEADS

1 hank 11° Czech glass seed Dk Bronze

1 hank 8° Czech glass seed Dk Bronze

16 x 6° Czech glass seeds Eggshell

Rating

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STEP ONE

Ladder Stitch Base (all colour A) Start with the ladder stitch base. With your needle on 3M of beading thread.

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STEP TWO

Add 4 cubes and slide them down to the base of thread leaving a tail of 30cm, stitch back up the first 2 cubes. (The beads will flip to the side and sit next to each other in stacks of 2.) Photo 1

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STEP THREE

Stitch down the 2 cube stack (the one that flipped to the side) this will re-position needle ready to add your next set of 2 cubes. (Your needle will exit the bottom of the bead.) Photo 2

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STEP FOUR

Add 2 cubes and stitch back into the top of the 2 stack thread is exiting. Now stitch back up the 2 cubes added. (Your needle will exit the

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