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Flower Child necklace in Gray, Blue, Orange, Yellow and Dark Yellow

About this design:

Tubular chenille stitch with flowers in yellow, blue, orange and gray with dark yellow centers. I put the flowers on every other full stitch. I believe this would also work as spiral flowers but haven't tried it yet. Thanks to Sara Spoltore (youtube) for help with the bead caps.


11/0 seed beads in yellows, gray, orange, and blue, glass beads double cone 6 x 6 mm, 15/0 seed beads for the clasp, LB Zola Elements Antique Silver Finish Lotus Toggle Clasp 17x26mm, 24mm Bar

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    BLE another beautiful necklace. I looked at each picture and made pictured a new color combination in my mind. To me that is a super pattern when you can adapt color combination each time you look at a completed piece.

  2. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Beady Little Eyes. I’m impressed with yet another intricate piece. I have no idea how this was done to get the flower pattern but it’s awesome and obviously a lot of work.

  3. kye
    kye says:

    This is so groovy BLE. I just love it. I spent most of the summer experimenting with daisy chains and flower type stitches. Using the grey beads for the background color really makes the flowers pop. Beautiful beautiful!

  4. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks so much ladies. This stitch is confusing at first but gets easier as you go along. The gray beads are really a pretty color. Thank you all again.

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    BLE, you did it again. Another outstanding design with your usual fabulous bead work. How do you keep all of these stitches straight? Do you ever start a piece them put it down and forget which stitch you are doing when you start again? I’d probably forget what I was doing and change horses in the middle of the stream. :)

  6. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks LRC – I don’t usually forget what stitch I’m doing but sometimes I’ll look at a piece I did some time before and it takes me a while to remember what I did. It’s hard to keep the stitches straight – if it doesn’t look right – then it’s not. Undo it immediately. This particular stitch is not intuitive to me. So I find it hard to do. Thanks so much.

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