Top Ten beadwork Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Beadwork Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Brick Stitch with 2 and 3 Bead Rows
Using basic brick stitch but changing the number of beads in a row really changes the look of the stitch. This article shows how with examples and graph paper.

2. Netted Handflower
A Vertical Netted Handflower bracelet

3. Hexagonal Flat Peyote Worked In Rounds
Graph paper for Japanese cylinder beads and basic instructions for hexagonal peyote worked in the round.

4. Graphing Patterns - Mandalas
How to graph a mandala like flat peyote pattern, including blank graph paper and several patterns.

5. Basic Beading- Making Loops with Wire
How to make perfect consistent loops, wrapped and unwrapped in wire for bracelets, earrings and other jewelry.

6. Ivy bowl with bead net collar
How to make a lacy beaded collar for an ivy bowl

7. Monochromatic Colors and Heart Pin Pattern
An explanation of monochromatic color schemes that includes a heart pin pattern, a tumbling block pattern and blank heart graphs

8. Grandmother's Garden Patterns
A set of free patterns based off the classic Grandmother┬┤s Garden quilt pattern.

9. Differences Between 1 and 2 Drop Peyote Stitch
How choosing your graph can affect your pattern, and why sometimes using a non-standard stitch can be better.

10. Converting peyote graphs to regular graphs
How to easily turn that favorite peyote pattern into something you can cross stitch or do on a loom



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