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Soutache Basics Part 2

Add Backing and Beads to Soutache
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSoutache
Time4-6 hours
From military uniforms to haute couture creations, soutache creates amazing texture in looks. Make sure to start with part 1 and then finish the techniques with this part 2 tutorial.
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You've learned some essential techniques of working with soutache in our first soutache tutorial and now it's time to learn even more about working with this unique material. This Handy Tip will show you how to add even more beads and layers of soutache to projects, as well as how to add a backing to your finished piece. Soutache is a great way to add luxurious texture to your designs, so get started creating with this fabulous technique. This tutorial is here to help you along the way!

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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!
The BeadSmith Soutache Ornamental Rayon Braid 3 yd - Saffron Orange
Code EMB-0052
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1
$2.79
$1.50
3 $2.49 $1.34
The BeadSmith 12 Long English Beading Needles 4-Pack
Code NEED-05
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin United Kingdom
1
$2.79
$2.48
The BeadSmith Soutache Ornamental Rayon Braid 3 yd - Smog Gray
Code EMB-0027
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1
$2.79
$1.81
3 $2.49 $1.61
Large Loop Scissors
Code TOOL-123
1
$5.29
$4.44
Nymo D Bobbin Grey
Code NYD-GRY
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand Nymo Thickness Size D Place Of Origin USA
1
$1.99
$1.47
3 $1.79 $1.32
Swarovski 5810 4mm Round Crystal Pearl Light Grey
Code 5810-LTGRY4
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Hole Size 0.9mm Place Of Origin Austria
1
$0.10
$0.09
60 $0.08 $0.07
The BeadSmith Soutache Ornamental Rayon Braid 3 yd - Metallic Antique Silver
Code EMB-0050
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1
$2.79
$1.50
3 $2.49 $1.34
Swarovski 5811 12mm Round Crystal Pearl Large Hole Coral
Code 5811-COR12
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 12mm Place Of Origin Austria
1
$0.89
$0.40
The BeadSmith 4.25x5.5-Inch Black Bead Backing
Code EMB-0016
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1
$2.19
$1.70
3 $1.94 $1.51
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Crystal Silver Night
Code 5000-CSN6
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 6mm Place Of Origin Austria
1
$0.53
$0.43
10 $0.46 $0.37
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