Thursday, July 17, 2014

Starting Pendant - Free Pattern



I like to introduce a new challenge for you.
By using this pattern, Starting Pendant, as a starting point, make something using the basic pattern. Be creative and make anything you would like.

Send me a photo of what you have made. Take a picture on a white background of your new design. Send your picture with a short note on the project that you did to: sandra @ sandradhalpenny.com (take out spaces when using the email)

I will send you a $5.00 off coupon to use when shopping for new patterns.  1 coupon per person.


A
= seed beads, B = Twin beads
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Round 1

Pick up 1A, 1B, 1A, 1B, 1A, 1B, 1A, 1B, 1A, 1B, go with thread forward through the 1st A bead just added.


Round 2  

a) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the top hole of the next B bead as shown

b) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the next A bead as shown.

c) Repeat (a & b), 4 more times.

d) Continue with working thread forward through the A bead added in the first repeat of (a) in this Round.



Round 3  

a) Pick up 3A, go with thread forward through the A bead, R2b.

b) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the A bead, next repeat of R2a.

c) Repeat (a & b), 4 more times.

d) Continue with working thread forward through the 3 A beads added in the first repeat of (a) in this Round.



Round 4  

a) Pick up 2B, go with thread forward through the 3 A beads in the next repeat of R3a.

b) Repeat (a), 4 more times.

c) Continue with working thread forward through the 1st and 2nd A beads added in the first repeat of (a) in Round 3.



Round 5  

a) Pick up 1B, go with thread forward through the top hole of the 1st B bead, R4a.

b) Pick up 1B, go with thread forward through the top hole of the 2nd B bead, R4a.

c) Pick up 1B, go with thread forward through the 2nd A bead, R3a.

d) Repeat (a, b, c), 4 more times.

e) Weave the working thread into your pendent and end.

Sandra D. Halpenny © 2014 All rights reserved
This pattern may not be copied or distributed in any way without the express written permission of the author. The purchaser of this pattern may use the finished piece for personal use and for selling at arts and crafts shows, etc. No mass production of this design is permitted without permission from the author.


Sample made by
Renie Smith





 








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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Beaded Crystal Net Necklace - Free Pattern

Beaded Crystal Net Necklace - Free pattern
The Beaded Crystal Net Necklace pattern is very
easy to make. Adding all the Fire-polished crystals makes this necklaces sparkle like crazy. It will look like you are wearing a very expensive necklace and be the star of the party. So grab your beads and start making yourself a beautiful necklace.

This pattern is also available at Google Play


A = 11/0 seed bead
B = 4 mm fire-polished crystal
C = 4 mm fire-polished crystal

Size 11 or 12 beading needle
Thread - Nymo, C-Lon or 6lb Fireline

 

Start by waxing and stretching your thread, use Nymo or C-Lon and  #11 or #12 beading needle. Tie in a "stopper" bead, leaving about an 8" tail and begin at step #1.
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Step #1

1. Pick up 1B, 5A, 1C, 8A, go with thread forward through the 6th A bead just added.
Step #2


2. a) Pick up 5A, go with thread up through the C bead, step #1.
b) Pick up 5A, go with thread up through the B bead, step #1.
Step #3

3. a) Pick up 2A, 1B, 2A, go with thread down through the 3rd A bead, step #2b or step #6b.
b) Pick up 2A, 1C, 2A, go with thread down through the 3rd A bead, step #2a or step #6a.
Step #4


4. a) Pick up 8A, go with thread up through the C bead, step #3b.
b) Pick up 5A, go with thread up through the B bead, step #3a.
Step #5
5. a) Pick up 2A, 1B, 2A, go with thread down through the 3rd A bead, step #4b.
b) Pick up 2A, 1C, 2A, go with thread down through the 6th A bead, step #4a.
c) Pick up 6A, go with thread forward through the 3rd A bead just added.
Step #6
 
6. a) Pick up 5A, go with thread up through the C bead.
b) Pick up 5A, go with thread up through the B bead.
Step #7 7. Continue by repeating steps #3 through #6 until the necklace is the length that you would like.
Step #8

8. To add clasp, pick up 3A, clasp, 3A, go with thread up through the 1 B bead in necklace. Continue with thread around and through the clasp beads several times. Weave in and end thread. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner on the other end after removing the stopper bead.
Sandra D. Halpenny © 2014 All rights reserved. This pattern may not be copied in any way without the express written permission of the author


 

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Basic Easy Net Necklace - Free Pattern

The Basic Easy Net Necklace pattern is a very basic and easy necklace to make. It has been done over the years in many variations based on this very basic net stitch. The nice thing about this pattern is that even though the pattern is easy, it is also very pretty to wear. Add crystals at the drop and then your necklace will sparkle. 

A = 11/0 seed bead, main color
B= 11/0 seed bead, 2nd color




Start by waxing and stretching your thread, use Nymo or C-Lon and  #11 or #12
beading needle. Tie in a "stopper" bead, leaving about an 8" tail and begin at step #1.








1.
Pick up 6A, 3B, 4A, go with thread up through the 1st A bead (of the 4A) just added in this step.






2. Pick up 3B, 5A, go with thread up through the 1st A bead added in step #1.






3.
Pick up 7A, go with thread down through the 2nd A bead added in step #2.






4. Pick up 1A, 3B, 4A, go with thread up through the 1st A bead (of the 4A) just added in this step.







5. Pick up 3B, 5A, go with thread up through the 4th A bead added in step #3.







6. Continue necklace by repeating steps #3, 4 and 5 until the necklace fits.





7. To add clasp, Pick up 4A, clasp, 4A, go with thread up through the 3 A beads in necklace. Continue with thread around and through the clasp beads several times. Weave in and end thread. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner on the other end after removing the stopper bead.


Sandra D. Halpenny © 2002 - 2014 All rights reserved. This pattern may not be copied in any way without the express written permission of the author.

 
 







 


 











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