A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can get cheap (and legal! Wink) advertising by donating a challenge prize! Go here for more info.
Total Members: 303,173
Currently Running With Scissors:
469 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Looking Classy for Less :P (2 versions with mini instructions)  (Read 956 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: February 04, 2011 07:03:29 AM »

I made these several years ago- well, I made at least 5 of them several years ago and these are the ones I kept for myself.

They just remind me of those classy necklaces that the stars wore in the golden age of Hollywood  Cheesy

And they're not hard to make at all. Basically, it's two passes with the needle, or two threads, depending on how comfortable you feel. if you use two threads, you can always add on another section or two if you want to lengthen the necklace. You can also alter the number of seed beads in each section to make the triangle shape wider or more narrow, or to make it longer or shorter  Smiley

Here's a close up to look off of for the tutorial.

Mini Tute:
Need: thread, 11/0 seed beads, accent beads (pattern calls for 4 mm).

silver lined beads and crystals version (mine has 17 sections, but the original pattern had 18)
Base strand: 1 ab, 4 sb, 1 ab, 4 sb etc.
to make drops: go through 1st ab, add 11 sb, 1 ab, 1 sb. Pass through ab again and add another 11 sb. Then skip the next crystal on the base strand and pass through the next one so that there's an accent bead centered above the drop (remember to check the picture).

Black version:
There's only 2 small differences: I used 2 different accent beads and upped the number of seed beads, so the base strand pattern is altered.
b=bicone (crystal), r=round

1 r, 5 sb, 1 c, 5 sb, 1 r, 5 sb...   ending with a r.

Have fun looking classy  Cheesy
« Last Edit: February 04, 2011 07:21:48 AM by Tygrrlilee » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Offline Offline

Posts: 1358
Joined: 29-Aug-2007

Animal Mad!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2011 09:20:38 AM »

oh dear!!! Another one of yours for me to wist! Really need to learn how to make this stuff!

Love Sarah

Jack of most crafts master of none.

My 12 days of Christmas post

My craft blog. If you are swapping with me be warned this may contain spoilers
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2011 07:33:22 PM »

This is lovely.  Thanks for the tutorial.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Authentic Bayou Country Gumbo
How to Make Chicken and Artichokes with Chef Patrick Connolly at Bobo
Home Style Fried Chicken
How To Cook Asparagus
Italian Sausage & Stuffed Mushrooms Recipes
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Quilted Patchwork Basket
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Spooky Halloween Decorations
Craft Challenge #110 Announced - Halloween Costume Contest!

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.