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Altering a Loomed Piece by Hand

Add Extra Rows for Exact Finish
designed by Artbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
Time1-3 hours
Altering a loomed piece by hand allows you to add rows of beads to an existing woven pattern to get just the right length.
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Altering your loomed pieces is an essential technique for making your designs exactly the way you want them. It allows you to add rows of beads to an existing woven pattern. This is the perfect technique for lengthening designs so that they fit just right. It's also helpful for finishing a pattern in your beading. Follow these steps to learn how to customize your loomwork using the square stitch!

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Dark Copper
Code TBRD8-222
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 1.0mm Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
3 $2.21 $1.65
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Frosted Transparent Crystal, 8g bag
Code TBRD8-1F
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 1.0mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
7 $0.70 $0.52
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
The BeadSmith 13 Long English Beading Needles 4-Pack
Code NEED-06
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin United Kingdom
KO Nylon Japanese Beading Thread, Dark Purple (55-Yard Spool)
Code STRNG-0111
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand KO Thread Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
3 $4.04 $3.03
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