A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 296,735
Currently Running With Scissors:
675 Guests and 34 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: Beading on a Loom: Green and Purple Bracelet  (Read 2657 times)
Tags for this thread: bead_loom  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
wanderingdream
« on: August 16, 2008 11:25:16 PM »

My girlfriend's favorite colors are green and purple, so for my first beading on a loom project I decided to make her a bracelet. The actual idea for the bracelet has been stuck in my head for a few months, and I've looked at various mediums to make it (friendship bracelets were also a viable choice in my head), and decided that this medium was the best and most effective for creating the exact look I wanted.



What's really great is I mostly cross-stitch (although I've been branching out, and want to branch out even more, which is why I'm so addicted to this website  Grin) and cross-stitch patterns make for great beading on a loom projects. I also have a few other jewelry ideas in mind, particularly a set of earrings for my girlfriend's sister and a necklace for myself. Also, rainbow bracelets for a few of my friends.

Wow, crafting sure is addicting  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
bushbaby
Ex Bonis Aardy
Offline Offline

Posts: 1583
Joined: 30-Jun-2006

Hug the bushbaby! Evil does not wear a Bonnet!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2008 01:39:42 AM »

thats looking really good! I love the color combo  Grin  cant wait to see it finished (and im sure she will love it!)

I too started out with crossstich and ended up in beading. Do you know about Square stitch? It creates the same effect but is worked off-loom - good for converting those larger Cross stich patterns!

here's a links to a couple of tutorials

about.beadwork.com
Bead & Button
THIS ROCKS   Logged

errantdreams
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2008 05:13:53 AM »

Awww. I think she'll love it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

An errant dreamer rediscovering crafting and photography.

New etsy shop with handmade beaded jewelry, crafts, and trinket bags!
wanderingdream
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2008 08:44:28 AM »

Quote
Bushbaby: Do you know about Square stitch? It creates the same effect but is worked off-loom - good for converting those larger Cross stich patterns!

No, I have no idea, I just started beading. Thanks for the links! I'm also going to start including beadwork in my cross-stitching, but my girlfriend and her sister said not to do it in the flowers I'm making for their mom.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
claire313
Offline Offline

Posts: 1665
Joined: 13-Aug-2008

Make Tea, Not War!


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2008 05:51:44 PM »

wow! i remember the using a bead loom when i was little... very addicting! it looks lovely Smiley i like the purple and green combo
THIS ROCKS   Logged

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
Recommended Clothes for a Beach Holiday
Alexa Chung and Kate Middleton Wear Many Shades of Blue
The Most Affordable Summer Clothes
Solange Knowles and Jenna Lyons Look Amazing at the Blue Jasmine Premiere
Lily Aldridge Is The Face of XOXO for Fall 2013
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.