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Bead embroidered cuff

About this design:

Trying to mix traditional bead embroidery with more modern material for a stylish, up-to-date look.


Malachite, various TOHO seed beads, bronze bugle beads, fresh water pearls, jean and suede backing

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Oh my gosh that is just fantastic. I love that its on.denim. Nice work.

  2. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    I’m silent and stupified! You got me!!!
    This is SO very awesome. It *is* both modern and traditional, but very up-to-the-moment in style! I’m not a fan of malachite… til now!

  3. Miannda
    Miannda says:

    Thank you girls!

  4. Frida
    Frida says:

    What a amazing piece 8O Great work! Love the jeans fabric.

    I bet I would have said at least 1000 less beautiful words trying this ;) Might try it some day…

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    This is amazing, has an Art Deco vibe to it, even the colors, you are very talented :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  7. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Wow!!! Absolutely stunning. :)

  8. Laud
    Laud says:

    Wonderful. I’ve seen some cuffs that had too much embellishment. I think yours is just right.

  9. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    This is soooo lovely. That lovely malachite against denim is something I would never have thought of.

  10. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    Stunning work!! Love everything about this!!!

  11. PPR
    PPR says:

    Oh yes, stunning, beautiful work and design. Great colors too!

  12. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:


  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    W.O.W. Jaw on floor here. Did you attach the denim yourself? Next question… How? I think you have a great gift for these and like Julie, I am nearly speechless!

  14. Valley Girl
    Valley Girl says:

    Yes, yes I agree this is gorgeous! Excellent work. How to instructions would be cool to see!

  15. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Ditto to all of the above! This is spectacular! :)

  16. Miannda
    Miannda says:

    Thank you all! I glued denim to lacy’s stiff stuff for stability and embroidered on it. I then glued the whole thing to the cuff blank with E600 glue and glued the suede backing to the other side. I then stitched the border of seed beads all around. I will do the next bracelet with instructions and step-by-step pictures.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Wow, thats amazing, love, love, love, it!!! :)

  18. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Oh, my goodness. This is gorgeous and I’ve fallen in love with this one as much as I did your “Poppy Fields” design. So grateful you’re willing to share with us your techniques when time allows.

  19. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Your work is always spectacular!! I’m so in awe of seed bead work. I can’t imagine doing this or having it look half as stunning, but I so appreciate you sharing your techniques. I actually found a bead shop not too far away and after the first of the year I plan to take some seed beading classes (can’t wait).

  20. Mary Brady
    Mary Brady says:

    Gorgeous and so much fun!

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