Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Vexolo Joy Bracelet Pattern


This beautiful beaded bracelet is made using the new Czech Vexolo Beads.

This Pattern is Free here on my Blog.
To Purchase a Downloadable PDF: Click HERE

A = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, color 1 (gold), 56*
B = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, color 2 (dk blue), 28*
G = Czech GBDUOl 2.5 x 5 mm, 16*
V = Czech VEXOLO 5 x 8 mm beads , 4*
*Bead Counts are per repeat, repeat is approximately 1"


Nymo D Thread or Fireline (4 or 6 pound) #11 or #12 beading needle
Start by waxing and stretching your thread. Tie in a “stopper” bead, leaving about a 8-10” tail and begin at step #1.

1. Pick up 2A, 2B, 4A, 2B, 2A, 2B, 4A, 2B, go with working thread around through all the beads again and then continue around coming out with thread at the 2nd set of 2 B beads just added.

2. Pick up 1B, 2A, 1B, 2G, 1B, 2G, 1B, 2G, 1B, 2G, go with thread forward through the 2nd B bead just added. Continue and go with working thread around through all the center circle of beads again, coming out with thread up through the 2nd A bead as shown.

 
3. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the top hole of the 1st G bead, step #2.
b) Pick up 1V in the narrow end, and go with thread forward through the top hole of the 2nd G bead, step #2.


 

4. Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through the 3rd B bead, step #2, and up through the 2nd A bead just added in this step.

 

5. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the top hole of the 3rd G bead, step #2.
b) Pick up 1V in the narrow end, and go with thread forward through the top hole of the 4th G bead, step #2.
c) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through the 4th B bead, step #2, and up through the 2nd A bead just added in this step.
6. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the top hole of the 5th G bead, step #2.
b) Pick up 1V in the narrow end, and go with thread forward through the top hole of the 6th G bead, step #2.
c) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through the 5th B bead, step #2, and up through the 2nd A bead just added in this step.
7. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the top hole of the 7th G bead, step #2.
b) Pick up 1V in the narrow end, and go with thread forward through the top hole of the 8th G bead, and the 1st A bead, step #2, and the 1 A bead, step #3a.
 
8. a) Pick up 1B, go with thread forward through the third set of 2 B beads, step #1 (first time) or the second set of 2 B beads, step #16 (every time after)..
b) Pick up 1G, and go with thread forward through the top hole of the V bead, step #3b.

9. a) Pick up 1G, 3B, go with thread forward through 1st A bead, step #4, and the 1 A bead, step #5a.
b) Pick up 3B, 1G, go with thread forward through top hole of the V bead, step #3b.
c) Pick up 1G, 3B, go with thread forward through 1st A bead, step #5c, and the 1 A bead, step #6a.
d) Pick up 3B, 1G, go with thread forward through top hole of the V bead, step #6b.
e) Pick up 1G, 3B, go with thread forward through 1st A bead, step #6c, and the 1 A bead, step #7a.
f) Pick up 3B, 1G, go with thread forward through top hole of the V bead, step #7b.

10. Pick up 1G. go with thread down through the 2 B, 2 A, 2 B and 2 A beads, as shown, step #1 or step #15, and the 1 G bead, step #8b.

11. a) Pick up 4A, go with thread forward through top hole of the G bead, step #9a
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through the 1st and 2nd B beads, step #9a.
c) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through the 2nd and 3rd B beads, step #9b.


 
12. a) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through top hole of the G bead, step #9b.
b) Pick up 4A, go with thread forward through top hole of the G bead, step #9c.
c) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through the 1st and 2nd B beads, step #9c.
d) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through the 2nd and 3rd B beads, step #9d.

13. a) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through top hole of the G bead, step #9d.
b) Pick up 4A, go with thread forward through top hole of the G bead, step #9e.
c) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through the 1st and 2nd B beads, step #9e.
d) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through the 2nd and 3rd B beads, step #9f.

14. a) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward through top hole of the G bead, step #9f.
b) Pick up 4A, go with forward through top hole of the G bead, step #10. Continue with working thread around through the outer beads of the unit as shown. Come out with thread up through the 2 A beads added at step #13a.

15. Pick up 2A, 2B, 2A, 2B, 2A, go with thread up through the center 2A, 2B, 2A, 2B, 2A, beads as shown and forward through the first 2 A and first 2 B beads just added. Please note: I actually went through these same beads twice.

 

16. Continue by repeating steps #2 through #15 until the bracelet is the length that you would like.
To add clasp, pick up 3 seed beads, clasp, 3 seed beads, go with thread up through 2 center seed bead in bracelet. Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times for strength. Weave the working thread into the bracelet and end. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner at the other end of bracelet after removing the stopper bead.

 


 


Right Time Bracelet Pattern, B0280
http://www.SandraDHalpenny.com
Sandra D. Halpenny © 2018 All rights reserved, Canadian Intellectual Property Office
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. 

Patterns tested by: Julia Wentz

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Evening Lace Necklace Pattern


A = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, 70*
B = 3 mm Fire-polished crystal, 6*
C = 4 mm Fire-polished crystal, 1*
D = 2 mm Fire-polished crystal, 5*
E = 6mm Bugle beads, 4*
LZ = Czech ZoliDuo Left 5x8 mm beads, 2 beads*
RZ = Czech ZoliDuo Right 5x8 mm beads, 2 beads*
*Bead Counts are per repeat, repeat is approximately 3/4"
Nymo D Thread or Fireline (4 or 6 pound) #11 or #12 beading needle


This Pattern is Free here on my Blog.
To Purchase a Downloadable PDF: Click HERE
 
Start by waxing and stretching your thread. Tie in a “stopper” bead, leaving about a 8-10” tail and begin at step #1.
1. Pick up 1B, 2A, 1C, 2A, 1B, 2A, go with thread right to left through the C bead just added in this step.


2. Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 1st B bead added in the last step.
3. Pick up 1A, 1E, 1A, 1D, 4A, 1B, 4A, 1D, 1A, 1E, 1A, go with thread up through the 2nd B bead, right to left through 2 A, 1 C, and 2 A and then down through the 1st B bead, step #1 or step #16, and down through the 1A, 1E and 1A beads this step 2. Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 1st B bead added in the last step.
4. Pick up 4A, go with thread left to right through the 1 B bead, step #3.
5. Pick up 4A, go with thread up through 1 A, 1 E and 1 A bead added in step #3 as shown, up through the 2nd B bead, right to left through 2 A, 1 C, and 2 A and then down through the 1st B bead, step #1 or step #16, and down through the 1st A bead, step #3.

6. Pick up 1A, 1E, 1A, go with thread left to right through the 4th A bead, step #4, and the B bead, step #3.

7. Pick up (2A, 1D, 1RZ, 1D, 1LZ, 1D), 2A, go with thread left to right through the B bead, step #3, and forward through ( ).
8. Pick up 1LZ, 2A, go with thread up through the 1st D bead, step #3.
9. Pick up 6A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the LZ bead, step #8.
 

10. Pick up 1D, go with thread left to right a through the LZ bead, step #7.
11. a) Pick up 5A, go with thread left to right through the LZ bead, step #7.
b) Pick up 1D, go with thread left to right through the RZ bead, step #7.
12. Pick up 5A, go with thread left to right through the RZ bead, step #7.
13. Pick up 1D, 1RZ, 6A, go with thread down through the 2nd D bead, step #3.
14. Pick up 2A, go with thread right to left through the top hole of the RZ bead, step #13, the 1st D, RZ, 2nd D, LZ, the 3rd D bead and the last 2 A beads, step #7, left to right through the B bead, step #3 and the 1st A bead, step #5.

 

15. Pick up 1A, 1E, 1A, go with thread up through the last A bead, step #3, and the 2nd B bead, step #1 or step #16.

16. a) Pick up 4A, 1B, 2A, 1C, 2A, 1B, 2A, go with thread right to left through the C bead just added in this step.
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 1st B bead added in the last step.


17. Repeat steps #3 through #8.
18. a) Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 4th and 3rd A beads, step #13.
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the LZ bead, step #8.
19. Continue Unit by repeating steps #10 through step #15.
20. Continue by repeating steps #16 through #19 until the necklace is the length that you would like. To add clasp, pick up 3A, clasp, 3A, go with thread up through 1 A and 1 B beads in necklace. Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times for strength. Weave the working thread into the necklace and end. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner at the other end of necklace after removing the stopper bead.


Evening Lace Necklace Pattern, N0369
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Sandra D. Halpenny © 2018 All rights reserved Canadian Intellectual Property Office


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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Right Time Bracelet Pattern


This bracelet sparkles and flatters with the ZolioDuo beads and Fire-polished crystals. It is made using only the Right Zolio's. Once you get the hang of how to pick the beads up, its a breeze to finish. Hope you enjoy making it for yourself or for your friends. 


This Pattern is Free here on my Blog.
To Purchase a Downloadable PDF: Click HERE

A = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, 30*
B = Zoliduo bead right 5x8 mm, 3*
C 
= 4mm Fire-polished crystal, 1* 

D = 3mm Fire-polished crystal, 2*
 

*Bead Counts are per repeat, repeat is approximately 1/2"


Nymo D Thread or Fireline (4 or 6 pound) 
#11 or #12 beading needle


Start by waxing and stretching your thread. Tie in a “stopper” bead, leaving about a 8-10” tail and begin at step #1.
Stopper Bead
Pick up the stopper bead; slide it down to the end of your working thread, leaving at least an 8-10” tail. With the thread, make a loop over your stopper bead, bringing the left end thread over and through the back of the right hand thread. Pull up ends so the thread is snug around the stopper bead. When you are done, you can pull off the stopper bead by putting the blunt end of your needle through the bead and pull it off by sliding down the thread tail.

1. Pick up 3B (top holes), 3A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole of the 3rd B bead just added.
 2. Pick up 5A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole in the 3rd B bead, step #1.


3. Pick up 2A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole in the 2nd B bead, step #1.


4.a) Pick up 5A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole in the 2nd B bead, step #1.
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole in the 1st B bead, step #1.


5.a) Pick up 5A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole in the 1st B bead, step #1.
b) Pick up 3A, go with thread left to right through the top holes in the 3 B beads and up through the 3 A beads added in step #1, and right to left through the 5 A beads, step #2.


6. a) Pick up 1D, go with thread right to left through the 5 A beads, step #4a.
b) Pick up 1D, go with thread right to left through the 5 A beads, step #5a and down through the 3 A beads, step #5b.


7. Pick up 1C, go with thread up through the 3 A beads, Step #1, and the 5th A bead, step #2.


8. Pick up 2A, 3B (top hole), 3A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole of the 3rd B bead just added.


9. a) Pick up 5A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole of the 3rd B bead, step #8.
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole of the 2nd B bead, step #8.
c) Pick up 5A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole of the 2nd B bead, step #8.
d) Pick up 2A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole of the 1st B bead, step #8, and down through the 3rd A bead, step #1 or the 1st A bead, step # 12.


10.a) Pick up 4A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole of the 1st B bead, step #8, up through the 5th A bead, step #2 or the 1st A bead, step #14a, and the first 2 A beads, step #8.
b) Pick up 1C, go with thread left to right and then down through the last 3 A beads, step #8, and the 5 A beads, step #9a.


11.a) Pick up 1D, go with thread right to left through the 5A beads, step #9c.
b) Pick up 1D, go with thread right to left through the 4A beads, step #10a, the 3rd A bead, step #1 or the 1st A bead, step #12, the 5th A bead, step #2 or the 1st A bead, step #14a, left to right through the 2 A beads, step #8, the C bead, step #10b, left to right and then down through the last 3 A beads, step #8, and the 5th, 4th and 3rd A beads, step #9a.


12. Pick up 1B, 2A, 1B, 2A, 1B, 3A, go with thread right to left through the top hole of the 3 B bead just added.


13. a) Pick up 3A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the 1st B bead, step #12.
b) Pick up 3A, go with thread down through the 4th and 3rd A beads, step #9a, left to right through the bottom hole of the 1st B bead, the first set of 2 A beads and the bottom hole of the 2nd B bead, step #12.
c) Pick up 5A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the 2nd B bead, the second set of 2 A beads and the bottom hole of the 3rd B bead, step #12.


14.a) Pick up 5A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the 3rd B bead and down through the 3 A beads, step #12.
b) Pick up 1C, go with thread up through the 3 A beads, step #13a, the 3rd and 4th A beads, step #9a, and left to right through the 3 A beads, step #13b.


15.a) Pick up 1D, go with thread left to right through the 5 A beads, step #13c.
b) Pick up 1D, go with thread left to right through the 5 A beads, step #14a. Continue with working thread by following the thread path in the illustration, coming out with thread up through the 1st A bead, step #14a, as shown.


16. Continue by repeating steps #8 through #15 until the bracelet is the length that you would like.


17. To add clasp, pick up 3A, clasp, 3A, go with thread down through 2 A bead in bracelet. Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times for strength. Weave the working thread into the bracelet and end. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner at the other end of bracelet after removing the stopper bead.
Right Time Bracelet Pattern, B0280
http://www.SandraDHalpenny.com 
Sandra D. Halpenny © 2018 All rights reserved, Canadian Intellectual Property Office
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. Patterns tested by: Julia Wentz
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