FREE beading pattern for Crystal Petal Earrings

This is a pattern for earrings that coordinate with the necklace from my last post, called Crystal Petals. The same materials are required (2 colors of 11/0 Czech seed beads, with 4mm and 6mm round crystals), plus two 6/0 or 8/0 seed beads and jump rings to connect the components to ear hooks or clips.  Enjoy!

FREE beading pattern: Crystal Petal Earrings

FREE beading pattern: Crystal Petal Earrings

Zoom/Print Instructions:

Note:If you are viewing this post from an e-mail, open the post in a browser first (i.e. click on the post title) to follow these steps.

Click on the photos below (or the free beading pattern) to zoom in.  If you wish to print the pattern, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the beading pattern thumbnail to zoom in.
  2. Click on the icon that looks like a square with an arrow to open the image in its original size.
  3. Print that image from your browser (or save the image and print it from another program).

Note: In Internet Explorer, you can use “Print Preview” to adjust orientation and scale to fit on a single page (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page).  In Safari, orientation and scale can be adjusted on Print dialog via “Show Details” (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page). 

 

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FREE beading pattern for Crystal Petals necklace

I’m back!  Although my posts will likely not be as frequent as before, my hope is that they will still bring inspiration to your beading. Here is a new design that has similar elements as an earlier design of mine called Pearl Petals.  This pattern requires 4mm and 6mm round crystals with 11/0 Czech seed beads (two colors).  In both pieces I chose an accent seed bead color that matched the crystal color, but using a 3rd color instead might be a fun experiment too.  Enjoy!

FREE beading pattern: Crystal Petals

FREE beading pattern: Crystal Petals

Zoom/Print Instructions:

Note:If you are viewing this post from an e-mail, open the post in a browser first (i.e. click on the post title) to follow these steps.

Click on the photos below (or the free beading pattern) to zoom in.  If you wish to print the pattern, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the beading pattern thumbnail to zoom in.
  2. Click on the icon that looks like a square with an arrow to open the image in its original size.
  3. Print that image from your browser (or save the image and print it from another program).

Note: In Internet Explorer, you can use “Print Preview” to adjust orientation and scale to fit on a single page (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page).  In Safari, orientation and scale can be adjusted on Print dialog via “Show Details” (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page). 

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FREE beading pattern for Victorian Netted Bezel on Lacy Chain

I created another design using the stunning 18x25mm resin opalescent multicolored cabochons available at Fire Mountain Gems (http://firemountaingems.com), this time with examples showing what the light resin cabochons look like, as well as the dark.  The cabochon is caged in a netted bezel (similar to my last post), but this time surrounded by 4mm bicone crystals and attached to a lacy V-shaped chain made entirely from seed beads, giving it more Victorian look: regal and classic.  I made two light versions: one with 4mm lavender crystals, silver 15/0 and silver, white, and lavender 11/0 seed beads, and another with 4mm aqua crystals, silver 15/0 and silver, white, and aqua 11/0 seed beads.  (The aqua version has an additional aqua drop crystal at the bottom of the pendant).  The dark version is made with green 4mm crystals, brown 15/0 and brown, green, and gold 11/0 seed beads.

FREE beading pattern: Victorian Netted Bezel on Lacy Chain

FREE beading pattern: Victorian Netted Bezel on Lacy Chain

Click on the photos below (or the free beading pattern) to zoom in.  If you wish to print the pattern, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the beading pattern thumbnail to zoom in.
  2. Click on the icon that looks like a square with an arrow to open the image in its original size.
  3. Print that image from your browser (or save the image and print it from another program).

Note: In Internet Explorer, you can use “Print Preview” to adjust orientation and scale to fit on a single page (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page).  In Safari, orientation and scale can be adjusted on Print dialog via “Show Details” (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page). 

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FREE beading pattern for necklace Wavy Pearls

This is a beautiful variation on the classic pearl necklace.  The piece is made with 4mm pearls and 11/0 seed beads.  The pattern is really simpler than it may appear at first glance.  Besides the steps that start and end the necklace, the main pattern really consists of only 2 steps for each upper curve (repeated 3 times), and 2 steps for each lower curve (repeated twice).  In other words, the upper curve is made with steps G – L, but really, G-H, I-J, and K-L are all the same.  Similarly, the lower curve is made with steps M – P, but M-N is the same as O-P.  Q-R is really the start of the next upper curve, so is the same as G-H.  The reason the pattern is shown with all the repeated steps in sequence is to show context in each illustration for where you are in making each curve.

Free beading pattern: Wavy Pearls

FREE beading pattern: Wavy Pearls

Click on the photos below (or the free beading pattern) to zoom in.  If you wish to print the pattern, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the beading pattern thumbnail to zoom in.
  2. Click on the icon that looks like a square with an arrow to open the image in its original size.
  3. Print that image from your browser (or save the image and print it from another program).

Note: In Internet Explorer, you can use “Print Preview” to adjust orientation and scale to fit on a single page (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page).  In Safari, orientation and scale can be adjusted on Print dialog via “Show Details” (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page). 

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FREE beading pattern for necklace Diamond Motif

I absolutely love this pattern! The diamond component in this pattern works well for earrings or bracelet as well. This pattern is made with 4mm pearls and round faceted crystals woven with 11/0 seed beads. There is an optional link between components in the pattern, shown in the example with dark blue pearls below.  This pattern works with either contrasting colors or similar colors.  This pattern is easy and fun to experiment with different color combinations.  Enjoy!

FREE beading pattern: Diamond Motif

FREE beading pattern: Diamond Motif

Click on the photos below (or the free beading pattern) to zoom in.  If you wish to print the pattern, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the beading pattern thumbnail to zoom in.
  2. Click on the icon that looks like a square with an arrow to open the image in its original size.
  3. Print that image from your browser (or save the image and print it from another program).

Note: In Internet Explorer, you can use “Print Preview” to adjust orientation and scale to fit on a single page (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page).  In Safari, orientation and scale can be adjusted on Print dialog via “Show Details” (landscape orientation, with whatever % scale allows it to fill one full page). 

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