Seed Bead Patterns eBook: 5 Free Beading Patterns and Techniques
Download this 5 Free Seed Bead Patterns eBook, and begin working on free bead patterns that will help you explore your creativity, discover new bead weaving patterns—like the triple spiral roping technique, expand your knowledge on beadwork essentials—like the peyote and brick stitches, and show off your creative abilities when using up to 4 techniques to create one beaded necklace! You’ll brush up on essential beading stitches while also learning brand new techniques.
Here are some special seed bead patterns I selected particularly for the holidays. Of course, you can create and wear them all year-round, but with a few color changes, you could make each of these beadwork desings especially for Aunt Gerti or your BFF (after you make one for yourself). I’m excited to share these 5 FREE Beadwork patterns with you.
5 Free Seed Bead Patterns
Gift Box Necklace by Lauren Gross
Lauren Gross’ project is simply adorable. Using the essential beadwork techniques, like the flat peyote stitch and wireworking, this free beading pattern will push your beadwork skills to the next level. Make as many peyote-stitched cubes as you want to go on your “Gift Box Necklace”. Be elaborate, with nine or simple, with one. Just follow the step by step instructions and you are sure to have a rewarding end result with this bead pattern.
Fresh Twist by Doris Coghill
This pattern would make a lovely holiday-inspired adornment, perfect for office wear as well as festive partying. It incorporates various beading stitches to create one beautiful masterpiece. The twisted herringbone tube is the main attraction in this beading pattern. Each color used in the tube is accented to perfection because of the simple twist throughout. The beading stitches used in this seed beading pattern are the ladder stitch, the tubular herringbone stitch and the classic peyote stitch. A simple, yet elegant beadweaving design featuring a large-holed focal bead that could be the missing piece to your holiday wardrobe.
Crystal Radiance Brooch by Tina Koyama
This pattern is a great piece to wear or decorate your tree with! Whether you are going out for a night on the town or to brunch with the girls, a brooch is the perfect exclamation point for any outfit! This brooch of concentric circles of brick stitch requires making gradual increases from round to round by changing bead sizes as well as changing the number of beads in each row. The way the seed bead patterns vary in this one brooch, can be tricky to follow, so in order to be successful with this free bead pattern you must pay close attention to the instructions.
Sumptuous Spiral by Nancy Sathre-Vogel
Triple strand anything delights me, and this necklace is no exception. Nancy Sathre-Vogel fell in love with double spiral the first time she saw it. Then she started thinking, “Why stop there? What about triple spiral? Where is the limit?” Her explorations led to this stunning version of a triple spiral, which is a challenging stitch that is well worth it! The bead weaving techniques used in this free beading pattern are the flat peyote stitch, spiral rope, stringing and crimping. Seed beading is taken to a whole new level in this bead pattern from.
Snow Fairy Bracelet by Tatiana Van Iten
What a beautiful winter-ice bead pattern using right-angle weave, flat peyote stitch, square stitch, and fringe. Perfect to wear all season, this would make a great choker necklace as well. Stretch your beadwork abilities! This embellished right-angle weave technique has unlimited possibilities, and it can be varied depending on your creative abilities and desires. This free beading pattern has detailed step by step directions, a materials list and tools needed to complete the beading pattern.
Seed beading is easier than you think with our free 5 Free Seed Bead Patterns eBook! All of these seed bead patterns use different beading stitches. Each stitch is used in unique ways, which will take you to the next level with all your essential beadwork techniques. All these seed bead projects have lovely pictures, and all the steps for you to make each and every one! I might have to try them all. Come bead with me.