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Embellish Soutache with a Beaded Edge

Add a Beaded Edge to Your Soutache
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelAdvanced (or at least patient)
TechniqueSoutache
Time6+ hours
This tutorial shows you how to embellish Soutache with a beaded edge.
  • Instructions
  • Supplies

You can make your soutache designs really pop with a beaded edge! You may find that once you've added all of your layers of soutache, you still want more. A beaded edge can give you more shine and color. Learn the basics of soutache with our Part 1 and Part 2 tutorials and then read this tutorial to start adding beads in new ways. Find all of the products featured in this tutorial in our Bijou Bracelet Instructions.

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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!
Swarovski 27001 Rhodium-Plated Catch Free Cup Chain with 1088 PP18 XIRIUS Crystal by the Foot
Code 27001-RCRY18PP
Material Crystal, Rhodium-Plated Brand Swarovski Sold by the Foot Place Of Origin Austria
1
$10.44
$8.45
3 $9.58 $7.75
Nymo D Bobbin White
Code NYD-WHT
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand Nymo Thickness Size D Place Of Origin USA
1
$1.89
$1.47
3 $1.69 $1.31
25x18mm Lime Lucite Oval Cabochon
Code EMBMT-0326
Material Acrylic or Lucite
1
$3.64
$2.62
3 $3.26 $2.34
The BeadSmith 12 Long English Beading Needles 4-Pack
Code NEED-05
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin United Kingdom
1
$2.79
$2.48
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 4 fl oz.
Code GEMTAC
Place Of Origin USA
1
$14.99
$12.59
The BeadSmith 4.25x5.5-Inch White Bead Backing
Code EMB-0022
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1
$2.19
$1.37
3 $1.94 $1.22
Nymo D Bobbin Black
Code NYD-BLK
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand Nymo Thickness Size D Place Of Origin USA
1
$1.99
$1.59
3 $1.79 $1.43
The BeadSmith Soutache Ornamental Rayon Braid 3 yd - Black
Code EMB-0047
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1
$2.79
$2.31
3 $2.49 $2.06
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Crystal Comet Argent Light Full Coat
Code 5000-CALC4
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Place Of Origin Austria
1
$0.41
$0.33
10 $0.35 $0.28
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