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Summer Tapestry

Loomed Seed Bead Bracelet with Colorful Pattern
designed byCheri Carlson
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSeed-Beading
Time4-6 hours
Approximate SizeWrist Size: 7 Inches

This bracelet is inspired by beautiful patterns found in exotic tapestries and rugs. I created a summery color palette with Designer Seed Bead Blends for my own take on the look.

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When you combine amazing colors from Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend with the fun loom technique, you can create an unforgettable Summer Tapestry. The colors from the Designer Blends work wonderfully together in this pattern inspired by beautiful patterns found in tapestries. Learn how to make this bracelet to play with color in your designs. You'll also learn how to add selvage to your loomed pieces. For more inspiration on how to use Designer Blends, check out this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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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!
Artbeads Coral Shine Designer Blends, TOHO 8/0 Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0461
Material Glass Brand Artbeads Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1
$3.14
$1.75
3 $2.80 $1.56
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Artbeads Daffodil Designer Blend, TOHO 8/0 Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0464
Material Glass Brand Artbeads Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1
$3.24
$2.85
3 $2.89 $2.54
Artbeads Mint To Be Designer Blend, TOHO 8/0 Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0467
Material Glass Brand TOHO, Artbeads Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1
$3.94
$3.46
3 $3.53 $3.10
20mm Gold-Plated Smooth Ribbon End Crimp (2 piece Pack)
Code FIND-1607
Material Gold-Plated Features Crimpable
1
$2.30
$1.84
3 $2.04 $1.63
14/20 Gold-Filled Medium Trigger Clasp
Code GF-CL05
Material Gold-Filled Place Of Origin Italy
1
$3.42
$3.07
3 $3.05 $2.74
5mm Gold-Plated Open Jump Ring - 18 Gauge
Code FIND-0466
Material Gold-Plated Dimensions 5.0 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 3.2x Thickness 18 Gauge Place Of Origin South Korea
1
$0.05
$0.04
150 $0.04 $0.03
TOHO One-G Beading Thread Mint Green 125-Yard Spool
Code STRNG-0418
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand TOHO Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1
$7.99
$4.87
The BeadSmith 10 Long English Beading Needles 4-Pack
Code NEED-04
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin United Kingdom
1
$2.79
$2.48
The Ricks Beading Loom
Code TOOL-0077
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1
$49.89
$44.40
EZ Bracelet Mini - Travel Size Measuring Cone
Code TOOL-148
Place Of Origin USA
1
$9.29
$8.36
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1
$7.49
$6.74
Bent Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-133
1
$9.49
$8.35
Nylon Jaw Pliers
Code TOOL-105
Sold Individually
1
$16.99
$15.29
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 2 fl oz.
Code GEMTAC02
Place Of Origin USA
1
$6.99
$6.22
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