Technique: Attaching seed beads

Adding beads to your work can really make the project stand out. It is a simple process but can take a little time.

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Attaching seed beads


Adding beads to your work can really make the project stand out. It is a simple process but can take a little time.


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1) Take a good-quality beading needle and thread with the required length of sewing cotton or one
strand of embroidery thread. Make a small knot at the end and thread through at the required position on your project. Try to hide the knot as much as possible.


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2) After pulling the thread completely through, thread a bead onto the needle.


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3) Now push the needle back through the item, leaving a small gap from the entrance position.


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4) Push the needle back through the item to the required position and continue. If you want your bead to be extra secure, push back through the bead for a second time.

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  • Date 10th April 2017
  • Tags Techniques
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