14 Fashionable Bead Weaving Patterns Featuring Pantone’s Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

Bead Weaving Patterns

If you’re looking for some on-trend design inspiration, look no further than Pantone’s Color of the Year: Ultra Violet. Even though Pantone announced the color in January, this bold, bright jewel-toned color is fashionable all year long. Check out these 14 on-trend bead weaving patterns from Beadwork’s archives, showcasing Pantone’s Ultra Violet. The good news is you don’t have to make them all at once—you have all year! And really, does purple ever go out of style?


These vibrant earrings are sure to add a splash of color to your wardrobe. Featured in Quick + Easy Beadwork 2017, these earrings use ultra violet as the perfect accent color. They also work up quickly so you can wear them right now!


Bracelets are an excellent way to add a touch of style to a basic outfit. This assortment of bracelet patterns all feature Ultra Violet in some way. Utilizing a variety of techniques and difficulties, there’s a bracelet for everyone and every occasion in this collection!


Whether you’re looking for a statement piece or just a simple necklace to jazz up your outfit, this group highlights a variety of fashionable styles all using Ultra Violet. Featuring designs from Beadwork Designers of the Year, Shanna Steele, Kassie Shaw, and Melissa Grakowsky Shippee, you cannot go wrong with any of the designs in this assortment of stunning necklaces.

Which of these projects will you make? Have you used Ultra Violet for other beaded projects? Let us know in the comments. Also, please submit to W.O.R.D. (What Our Readers Did) by sending photos to beadworksubmissions@interweave.com and including “W.O.R.D.” in the subject line – we’d love to feature you in the next issue of Beadwork.

Happy beading!
Marissa Bouska
Assistant Editor, Beadwork magazine

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