Beadwork Medallion Sizing for Michelle Gowland’s Caliente Bracelet Pattern

Michelle Gowland’s Caliente Bracelet in the October/November 2017 issue of Beadwork has uniquely sizeable components. Using a 2-hole bead in the center of the medallion and working in rounds allows you to easily alter the medallion size.

First, you can use various size beads for the center, from 3mm to 8mm. Next, you can add or skip the size 15 seed beads between the SuperDuos in Round 1, which lets you adjust the number of SuperDuos you use in in this round. Finally, you can do as many rounds as you like.

Medallion Sizing Chart

The following chart shows how to create 9 different size medallions. But the possibilities are virtually endless! (Click the chart to download and save the chart as a PDF.)

Caliente Bracelet

Caliente Bracelet

Frostbite Earring; Frostbite Necklace

Michelle Gowland’s Caliente Bracelet Pattern

Sedona Bracelet (top); Caliente Bracelet (bottom)

Beadwork Medallion Sizing for Michelle Gowland’s Caliente Bracelet Pattern

Raspberry Truffle Pendant; Mardi Gras Earring

Customize Your Bracelet Size

Adjusting the medallion size lets you easily customize your bracelet size. In addition, you can combine various medallions to create earrings and pendants. You’re limited only by your own creativity!

Happy beading!
Lavon Peters
Managing Editor, Beadwork magazine


Find Michelle Gowland’s Caliente Bracelet in October/November 2017 Beadwork!

 

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