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Unformatted text preview: Elegant Netted Bracelet D e b o r a h M e y e r Combine ladder-stitched cube bands with simple bugle and seed bead netting and toss in a few crystals for sparkle to create a fun bracelet. You’re sure to get a lot of attention when you wear it! techniques >> ladder stitch • netting BEADWORK online 1 of 3 b e a d w o r k o n l i n e Copyright Beadwork ® magazine, Interweave Press LLC. Not to be reprinted. All rights reserved. 1: Ladder base. Use 5' of thread and cubes to work a 3-bead ladder 9 beads long ( Figure 1 ). Knot and glue to secure. Hide the thread ends inside the beads and trim close to the work. Repeat for a second two ladder-stitched base. 2: Netting. Secure 9' of thread and exit from the first stack on Base A, leaving an 8" tail. Work bugle beads and seed beads with a center band of crystals: Row 1: String 1 bugle and 1 seed bead eight times. String 1 crystal and 1 seed bead. String 1 bugle and 1 seed bead eight times. Pass through the cubes of the first stack on Base B. Pass back through the next 2 cubes in the second stack and the last bead in the first stack ( Figure 2a )....
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course ARTS 121 taught by Professor Dr.d during the Spring '11 term at Academy of Art University.
- Spring '11