Sunday, November 16, 2014

[Tutorial] Juniper

This is another easy and free bead tutorial. Enjoy!

Tutorial : Juniper  
Level : Beginner


Materials :
- 32 pcs. Crystal bicone 4mm. - Dark Moss
- 1g. Miyuki Rocailles 11/0 - Gavalnized Gold #182 (Color A)
- 1g. Matsuno Rocailles 11/0 - Opaque Blue (Color B)
- Earwires

- Nymo D
- Beading Needle



Abbreviation
 - 11/0 Miyuki Color A (Gold) = 11/0A
 - 11/0 Matsuno Color B (Blue) = 11/0B

1.


Cut the thread around 26-27 inches. Pick up [11/0A and crystal] four times, total of eight beads.

2.



Pass through the first bead to form a circle. Pass through all beads again.

Exit at the first crystal (red arrow).

3.



Pick up 11/0A, 11/0B and 11/0A. Pass through the next crystal (red arrow).

4.



Repeat step 3 all around. You should get this.

Exit at 11/0B (red arrow).

5.



Pick up 11/0A, crystal, 11/0A, crystal and 11/0A. Pass through the next 11/0B (red arrow).

6.



Repeat step 5 all around, you should get this. Exit at the first crystal added in the previous step (red arrow).

7.



Pick up 11/0A, 11/0B and 11/0A. Pass through the next crystal (red arrow).

Continue passing through the next three 11/0s and exit at crsytal (blue arrow).

8.



Repeat step 7 all around. Exit at 11/0B (red arrow).

9.



Pick up [11/0A and crystal] four times, total of eight beads.

Pass through 11/0B (red arrow).

10.



Pass through all beads in this round except the last 11/0. Exit at the last crystal (red arrow).

11.



Pick up 11/0A and pass through the next crystal (red arrow).

12.



Pick up 11/0A, 11/0B and 11/0A. Pass through the next crystal (red arrow).

13.



Pick up 11/0A, 11/0B, earwire, 11/0B and 11/0A. Pass through the next crystal (red arrow).

14.



Pick up 11/0A, 11/0B and 11/0a. Pass through the next crystal (red arrow). Pass through all beads in this around again to tighten the earwire.

Repeat all steps for another earring.



Try mixing colors or change crystals to other pearls or fire polished beads. If you don't want to attach earwires directly to your earrings, just make a loop from seed beads and use jumpring to attach your earwires.

Hope you like this earrings tutorial, happy beading!

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