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

2. Mini Amulet Bags
A pattern for a cute and small amulet bag with tips on construction.

3. 2012 Bead Themed Calendars to Print
3 printable single page year calendars with a bead theme for the year 2012

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

5. Netted Handflower
A Vertical Netted Handflower bracelet

6. 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

7. 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.

8. 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.

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

10. Complementary Colors and Triangle Earrings
An overview of contrasting colors and how they really work well together in designs with triangle earrings graphed examples and black triangle earring graphs.



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