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Using Cup Chain in Soutache

Add Cup Chain to Soutache
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelAdvanced (or at least patient)
TechniqueSoutache
Time6+ hours
This tutorial shows you how to add a cup chain in your Soutache designs.
  • Instructions
  • Supplies

Cup chain can add a sparkling layer to your soutache designs. Its flexibility makes it easy to incorporate into designs that require shaping, like soutache projects. In this tutorial, we will illustrate two different methods for adding cup chain to your soutache designs.

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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
3 $9.58
Nymo D Bobbin White
Code NYD-WHT
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand Nymo Thickness Size D Place Of Origin USA
1 $1.89
3 $1.69
25x18mm Lime Lucite Oval Cabochon
Code EMBMT-0326
Material Acrylic or Lucite
1 $3.64
3 $3.26
The BeadSmith 12 Long English Beading Needles 4-Pack
Code NEED-05
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin United Kingdom
1 $2.79
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 4 fl oz.
Code GEMTAC
Place Of Origin USA
1 $14.99
The BeadSmith 4.25x5.5-Inch White Bead Backing
Code EMB-0022
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.19
3 $1.94
Nymo D Bobbin Black
Code NYD-BLK
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand Nymo Thickness Size D Place Of Origin USA
1 $1.99
3 $1.79
The BeadSmith Soutache Ornamental Rayon Braid 3 yd - Black
Code EMB-0047
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.79
3 $2.49
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