FREE beading pattern for Bugle Diamond Earrings

Here is a pattern for earrings to match necklaces from my last two posts (Bugle Squares and Bugle Diamonds).  They require the same beads as the Bugle Diamonds necklace (Czech #3 bugle beads, 4mm crystals, and one or two colors of seed beads) plus two 6/0 seed beads and jump rings to connect the components to ear hooks or clips.  It is highly recommended that you use Fireline for this pattern, otherwise the sharp edges of the bugle beads could sever your thread.The green and gold earrings were made using Czech #3 rainbow dark green bugle beads, dark green 4mm round crystals, with light green rainbow and gold lined seed beads.  The grey earrings were made using Czech #3 (6.4mm) rainbow grey bugle beads, 4mm fire polished lilac luster round crystals, and light blue rainbow and light purple rainbow silver lined seed beads.

FREE beading pattern: Bugle Diamond Earrings

FREE beading pattern: Bugle Diamond Earrings

Zoom/Print Instructions:

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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 Bugle Diamonds

I experimented more with the bugle square-within-square component from my last post (Bugle Squares), and came up with another design I like very much.  This pattern results in a more rigid curve in the necklace than the design in my last post, so works best as a shorter necklace (13 to 15 components).  It is highly recommended that you use Fireline for this pattern, otherwise the sharp edges of the bugle beads could sever your thread.  I vertically attached 3 more components to the front of the green and gold necklace, to give it a more V-line in the front, which I thought was a nice embellishment to the pattern.  The green and gold piece was made using Czech #3 (6.4mm) rainbow dark green bugle beads, dark green 4mm round crystals, with light green rainbow and gold lined seed beads.  The grey piece was made using Czech #3 rainbow grey bugle beads, 4mm fire polished lilac luster round crystals, and light blue rainbow and light purple rainbow silver lined seed beads.  Enjoy!

FREE beading pattern: Bugle Diamonds

FREE beading pattern: Bugle Diamonds

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 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 Diamond Rivoli pendant

I absolutely love this pendant pattern.  You need a 14mm rivoli crystal, 4mm coordinating crystals and pearls, a drop bead, and two colors of 11/0 TOHO seed beads (Japanese 11/0 seed beads might also work, but not the smaller Czech 11/0 seed beads).  Some of the examples below show variations on the drop part of this pendant, which you can experiment with yourself (or even omit if you like).  As opposed to hanging this pendant on a chain, I decided to hang it on 1/4-inch ribbon, finished with crimp ends for clasp.

Note: If you have trouble with the beginning of the pattern, visit http://www.aroundthebeadingtable.com/Tutorials/PeyoteBezel.html, which has a more detailed picture and diagram tutorial of the same exact process depicted in steps 1 – 6 of this diagram.

FREE beading pattern: Diamond Rivoli Pendant

FREE beading pattern: Diamond Rivoli Pendant

Zoom/Print Instructions:

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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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