These spiders were inspired by a lampshade I saw in the Bombay Company Store.
They were charging $79.00 for the lamp. These didn't cost anything.
I just used what I had in my stash. They are fun to make. So far I have made 6, but I'm still going.
Needle nose pliers and/or scissors
Five 8 inch pieces of Bead wire
Round or Oval beads in 2 different sizes
Ruler (optional)Step 1:
Fold 1 piece of wire in half. Slide 1 seed bead in middle.Step 2:
Slide the 2 round beads over BOTH
wires. Leave 1/2" between beads.Step 3:
Slide about 5 beads onto each fang. Secure. (see step 6) Cut excess wire.
PUT THIS ASIDE UNTIL LATER.
Slide 1 bead onto a wire and bend at about 1 inch.
Slide a few beads over both wires to secure.Step 5:
Fill the wire with 4 inches of beads.Step 6:
Secure by sliding the rest of the wire over
the first bead and Through
the next few.
Clip the excess wire. Leave about 1/2" of space in the middle of the wire.
MAKE 4 OF THESE.
Lay out all pieces and spread out the beads in the middle of each wire.Step 8:
Hold the 4 wires in the center and twist them together.Step 9:
Twist the LEGS onto the BODY.Step 10:
Shape the legs and enjoy!