Beadwork, February/March 2015

February March 2015 BeadworkDiscover 18 all-new beading projects in the February/March 2015 issue of Beadwork magazine! Utilize all your favorite bead stitches, including herringbone stitch, circular peyote stitch, right-angle weave, and kumihimo, plus try your hand at soutache! And download Beadwork Editorial Director Jean Campbell’s video to learn how to make Cindy Holsclaw’s sweet cover project, Flowerpots Bracelet.

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR PROJECTS
   
FLOWERPOTS BRACELET CHARMED BAUBLES NECKLACE
Cindy Holsclaw
Barbara Falkowitz and Amy Haftkowycz
 
SECRET GARDEN BRACELET
Penny Dixon
PROJECTS
   
THREE-TIER CHANDELIERS LOTUS PATH BRACELET
Rachel Sim
Svetlana Chernitsky
   
FANCY FLORA NECKLACE KUMI HOOPS
Laina Goodman
Sonia Corbin-Davis
   
UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN SYMPHONY NECKLACE
Stephanie Marie Goff
Anna Raymond
   
DANCING PEARLS BRACELET BROMELIAD RING
Evelína Palmontová T. Alyx Alyxander
 
FLORET EARRINGS
Tina Hauer
DEPARTMENTS AND FEATURES
DEPARTMENTS

  • Passing Through
  • W.O.R.D. (What Our Readers Did)
  • Contributors
  • The Challenge
  • Cool Stuff
  • Quick & Easy: Tina Hauer
  • Custom Cool
  • Techniques
  • Bead Buzz
  • Bead Artist, Karen Parker
FEATURECatherine Bracelet by Lisa Kan
Get a sneak peak at Lisa Kan’s latest book, Bead Metamorphosis
ALTERNATE COLORWAYS
*Many designers sell kits for the main project and alternate colorways; please contact individual designers for kit information.

Floret Earrings by Tina Hauer
Page 18, right earrings, bronze/turquoise colorway
44 metallic gold size 15° seed beads (A)
12 rainbow-frosted transparent olivine size 8° seed beads (B)
12 metallic gold size 8° seed beads (C)
12 turquoise Picasso 5×2.5mm 2-hole seed beads (D)
24 matte gold 5×2.5mm 2-hole seed beads (E)
1 pair of gold-plated 17mm ear wires
Smoke 10 lb braided beading thread

Floret Earrings by Tina Hauer
Page 19, top earrings, pink/blue colorway
44 metallic gold size 15° seed beads (A)
12 matte blue iris size 8° seed beads (B)
12 metallic gold size 8° seed beads (C)
12 blue iris 5×2.5mm 2-hole seed beads (D)
24 pink mottled 5×2.5mm 2-hole seed beads (E)
1 pair of gold-plated 17mm ear wires
Smoke 10 lb braided beading thread

Floret Earrings by Tina Hauer
Page 19, bottom earrings, Option with SuperUnos
1 g metallic bronze size 15° seed beads (A)
12 matte bronze size 8° seed beads (B)
12 matte green iris size 8° seed beads (C)
12 matte light gold 5×2.5mm 2-hole seed beads (D)
24 turquoise Picasso 2.5x5mm SuperUnos (E)
1 pair of gold-plated 17mm ear wires
Smoke 10 lb braided beading thread
Flowerpots Bracelets by Cindy Holsclaw
Page 22, rightmost bracelet made with long drop beads

3 g matte metallic patina size 15° seed beads (A)
3 g matte metallic patina size 11° seed beads (B)
2 g milky green 2x4mm peanut beads (C)
2 g matte metallic patina 5×2.5mm 2-hole Japanese
flat half-squares (D)
4 g matte metallic patina 5mm 2-hole Japanese flat squares (E)
2 g each 3×5.5mm long drops in transparent light yellow AB (F), transparent light peach AB (G), transparent peach AB (H), and transparent light sapphire AB  (I)
1 silver 10x19mm oval box clasp
Green size B nylon beading thread
Flowerpots Bracelets by Cindy Holsclaw
Page 23, bracelet made with mini daggers

3 g matte metallic patina size 15° seed beads (A)
3 g matte metallic patina size 11° seed beads (B)
2 g milky green 2x4mm peanut beads (C)
2 g matte metallic patina 5×2.5mm 2-hole Japanese flat half-squares (D)
4 g matte metallic patina 5mm 2-hole Japanese flat squares (E)
2 g each 2.5x6mm mini daggers in metallic suede purple  (F), metallic suede pink  (G), matte iris rosaline (H), and siam ruby  (I)
1 silver 14mm floral box clasp
Green size B nylon beading thread

Flowerpots Bracelets by Cindy Holsclaw
Page 25, top earrings

Use the same materials as the main colorway
bracelet; see page 23 in the magazine for materials. Peach (F) and milky pink (G) were used for the
flowers.

Flowerpots Bracelets by Cindy Holsclaw
Page 25, bottom earrings

1 g metallic bronze size 15° seed beads (A)
1 g metallic bronze size 11° seed beads (B)
2 g bronze 2x4mm peanut beads (C)
1 g matte metallic copper 5×2.5mm 2-hole Japanese flat half-squares (D)
1 g matte metallic copper 5mm 2-hole Japanese flat squares (E)
1 g each 2.5x6mm Rizos in clear/silver AB (F) and milky pink/copper (G)
Note: There are no (H) and (I) in this colorway.
Brown size B nylon beading thread
Secret Garden Bracelet by Penny Dixon
Page 32, top bracelet, dark purple colorway

2 g gold-lustered green tea size 15° seed beads (A)
4 g silver-lined light grape size 15° seed beads (B)
2 g gold-lustered amethyst size 11° seed beads (C)
1 g gold-lustered green tea size 8° seed beads (D)
18 luster opaque green 3mm pressed-glass rounds (E)
130 metallic-gold suede 3mm pressed-glass rounds (F)
13 metallic-gold suede 4mm pressed-glass rounds (G)
102 luster-gold tanzanite 2.5x6mm mini daggers (H)
13 coral lavender 6mm fire-polished rounds (I)
102 metallic-gold suede 6mm 2-hole lentils (J)
1 antique bronze 10x19mm 3-strand tube clasp
 
Secret Garden Bracelet by Penny Dixon

Page 36, gold/dark mauve colorway

2 g gold-lustered amethyst size 15° seed beads (A)
4 g gold-lustered amethyst size 15° seed beads (B)
Note: For 3B added around the outside of H in Round 4, string old gold size 15° seed beads.
2 g old gold size 11° seed beads (C)
1 g old gold 8° seed beads (D)
18 bright gold 3mm crystal pearl rounds (E)
130 opaque-luster gold/smoky topaz 3mm pressed-glass rounds (F)
13 opaque-luster gold/smoky topaz 4mm pressed-glass rounds (G)
102 metallic-pink suede 2.5x6mm mini daggers (H)
13 bright gold 6mm crystal pearl rounds (I)
102 opaque-luster gold/smoky topaz 6mm 2-hole lentils (J)
1 gold plated 10x19mm 3-strand tube clasp
Fancy Flora Necklace by Laina Goodman
Page 49, bracelet

8 g bronze size 15° seed beads (A)
8 g gold-lined transparent blue zircon AB size 15°
seed beads (B)
14 g matte transparent dark blue zircon size 11° seed beads (C)
45 coral pink 3mm fire-polished rounds (D)
18 bronze 4mm glass pearl rounds (E)
Note: There is no (F) in this colorway.
8 topaz 4mm crystal 4-hole rose montées (G)
5 padparadscha 6mm crystal 4-hole rose monteés (H)
1 copper 9x12mm oval shank button
Smoke 6 lb braided beading thread

Kumi Hoops by Sonia Corbin-Davis
Page 52, top  earrings, green colorway

2 g matte green iris size 11° seed beads (A)
2.5 g matte green iris size 8° seed beads (B)
32 matte green iris 4x7mm long magatama drops (C)
32 antiqued gold-plated 4x1mm spacers (D)
2 antiqued gold-plated 10x8mm rectangular 2-sided fancy bead caps
2 brass 22-gauge 2″ head pins
1 pair of brass 22x20mm ear wires
Green #18 twisted nylon bead cord
1 pair of brass 10x17mm lever-back ear wires
Smoke 6 lb braided beading thread

Kumi Hoops by Sonia Corbin-Davis
Page 54, left earrings, orange colorway

2 g orange luster size 11° seed beads (A)
2.5 g opaque hyacinth luster size 8° seed beads (B)
32 matte transparent orange AB 4x7mm long magatama drops (C)
Note: There is no (D) in this colorway.
1 pair of brass 10x17mm lever-back ear wires
Orange #18 twisted nylon bead thread
Smoke 6 lb braided beading thread

Kumi Hoops by Sonia Corbin-Davis
Page 54, right earrings, green/bronze iris colorway

2 g matte metallic bronze iris size 11° seed beads (A)
2.5 g matte metallic bronze iris size 8° seed beads (B)
32 matte metallic bronze iris 4x7mm long magatama drops (C)
Note: There is no (D) in this colorway.
2 antiqued gold-plated 10x11mm tubular bail
1 pair of brass 22x20mm ear wires
Tan #18 twisted nylon bead cord
1 pair of brass 10x17mm lever-back ear wires
Smoke 6 lb braided beading thread
Under the Tuscan Sun by Stephanie Marie Goff
Page 57, purple colorway

0.5 g fuchsia-lined transparent light aqua size 15°
seed beads (A)
1.5 g metallic opaque eggplant iris size 8° seed beads (B)
30 crystal vitrail light 3mm crystal bicones (C)
2 crystal lilac shadow 12mm antique square fancy stones in silver-plated 4-hole settings
1 crystal lilac shadow 18mm crystal rivoli in silver-plated 4-hole setting
28 transparent amethyst luster 3mm pressed-glass rounds (D)
6 blue iris 6mm pressed-glass rounds (E)
1 gunmetal 9mm button clasp
2 gunmetal 4x12mm clamp-on cord ends
2 gunmetal 3x4mm oval jump rings
20″ of cobalt blue 1/8″ rayon soutache ribbon
20″ of eggplant blue 1/8″ rayon soutache ribbon
Smoke 6 lb braided beading thread

Symphony Necklace by Anna Raymond
Page 63, blue colorway

2 g metallic steel blue size 15° seed beads (A)
Note: There is no (B) in this colorway; use A for B.
16 g light gray luster size 11° seed beads (C)
Note: There is no (D) in this colorway; use C for D.
9 gold 3.4mm Japanese drops (E)
57 air blue opal AB2X 3mm crystal bicones (F)
Note: There is no (G) in this colorway.
4 foil-back white opal 12mm crystal square fancy stones
2 foil-back aquamarine 12mm crystal square fancy stones
1 foil-back aquamarine 20x30mm crystal pear fancy stone
1 silver 4x10mm lobster clasp
1 silver 4mm soldered jump ring
Smoke 6 lb braided beading thread
Thread conditioner
Additional crystals for center dangle: 1 aquamarine 4mm crystal bicone and 1 aquamarine 6mm crystal round

Dancing Pearls Bracelet by Evelína Palmontová
Page 67, red colorway

3 g galvanized starlight permanent finish size 15°
seed beads (A) (Toho #PF 557)
2 g galvanized starlight permanent finish size 11°
seed beads (B) (Toho #PF 557)
1 g white/pale pink luster size 8° seed beads (C)
58 opaque red 3mm fire-polished rounds (D)
203 bronze 4mm fire-polished rounds (E)
58 red 4mm pearl rounds (F)
29 red 6mm pearl rounds (G)
Crystal 6 lb braided beading thread

Bromeliad Ring by T. Alyx Alyxander
Page 68, top-right ring, blue colorway

1 g opaque cream size 15° seed beads (A)
3 g aqua-lined crystal size 11° seed beads (B)
Note: There is no (C) in this colorway.
1 g aqua-lined crystal size 8° seed beads (D)
24 matte metallic aqua 6mm 2-hole triangle beads (E)
8 cream 3mm crystal pearl rounds (F)
Foam green size D nylon beading thread

Bromeliad Ring by T. Alyx Alyxander
Page 68, top-left ring, purple colorway

1 g white-lined amethyst size 15° seed beads (A)
3 g metallic purple iris size 11° seed beads (B)
Note: There is no (C) in this colorway.
1 g transparent rainbow light steel luster size 8° seed beads (D)
24 matte transparent amethyst 6mm 2-hole triangle beads (E)
8 lavender 3mm crystal pearl rounds (F)
Purple size D nylon beading thread

Rings Revisited by Melinda Barta
Page 78, top-ring, bronze/pink colorway
1.5 g metallic bronze size 15° Japanese seed beads (A and B)
2 g matte dusty pink size 11° Japanese seed beads (C)
Note: Sounds rounds worked with C were work with D instead.
0.5 g metallic dusty pink size 11° Japanese seed beads (D)
10 light green/tan Picasso 5×2.5mm 2-hole seed beads (E)
Smoke 6 lb braided beading thread

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