BLOOM! – Beginner Friendly – Brick-Stitch

$11.50

Make your own beautiful beaded flower brooch and enjoy learning the how to Brick Stitch!

Flat brick-stitch is a fun and unique way of stitching beads together that makes for a very flexible way to create your own shapes and patterns.  I many ways the finished product looks like Peyote stitch, but is worked in an entirely different manner.  Flat brick stitch is great for designing many dimensional objects and has tons of jewelry applications.  With easy increases and decreases, and a variety of shaping methods, brick is in its own unique class of bead stitching.

* 5 pages full color step-by-step written instructions with graphic illustrations * Instructions are shown for making the pattern in  THREE different floral sizes shown in the photo, so you can customize your flower to look like a Plumeria (light coral), Pansy (white) or Poppy (red). It even shows how to scale the pattern down with 11/o seed beads for a more detailed and petite version.  With your imagination, the color options are endless!

 

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Make your own beautiful beaded flower brooch and enjoy learning the how to Brick Stitch!

Brick stitch is a fun and unique way of stitching beads together that makes for a very flexible way to create your own shapes.

Instructions for making the THREE different sizes shown in the photo! Customize your flower to look like a Plumeria (light coral), Pansy (white) or the Poppy (red)

* 5 pages full color step-by-step written instructions with graphic illustrations *

You will need:
25 grams 8/o Seed beads
12 4mm Crystal rounds
1 10mm Crystal round
1 1-1/2 inch pin/brooch back
a beading needle
8lb Fireline or your favorite threading material

You will enjoy stitching up these perky flower pins just in time for Spring and Summer wear.

A full project KIT is available for this project in our Etsy shop!

Classes may also be available for this project.  Check the class calendar at http://arcabeadies.com/classes

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