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Unformatted text preview: The spiky flower in these earrings combines tubular herringbone stitch with beads worked in the style of peyote stitch for dimension and shape. Flower Earrings J o A n n B a u m a n n 1 www.beadworkmagazine.com BEADWORK online M a t e r i a l s Size 11 seed beads in a dark color (A) Size 8 seed beads the same color as C (B) Size 11 seed beads lighter than color A (C) Size 15 seed beads in a color to complement A (D) Sterling silver or gold-filled French ear wires Silamide thread in a color to complement A To o l s Size 11 or 12 beading needles Scissors Chain-nose pliers Techniques Ladder stitch, herringbone stitch, peyote stitch Finished Size 1" Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3 Figure 5 Figure 4 Copyright Beadwork magazine, Interweave Press, Inc. Not to be reprinted. All rights reserved. BEADWORK online www.beadworkmagazine.com Step 1: Make a base ring. Rounds 1 and 2: Using 7' of doubled thread (3 1 / 2 ' working length) and leaving a 10" tail, string 4A and pass through all of them again so they sit two by two (Figure 1). *Stringall of them again so they sit two by two (Figure 1)....
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