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African Helix Stitch Bracelet Video, Part 2

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We will be completing the African Helix Stitched Bracelet we started in Part 1 of this series. I will demonstrate the finishing technique using seed beads with two Swarovski Crystal Rounds and a Sterling Silver Toggle Clasp.

Karla Schafer, Auntie's Beads Designer

Materials and Supplies Used in This Video:

Fireline Fine Crystal 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
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11/0 Carnation Pink Ceylon Miyuki Seed Beads
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11/0 Matte Transparent Ruby AB Miyuki Seed Beads
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Customer Reviews

5 Stars
Helpful video
Thanks for posting this tutorial. I can't wait to try this technique. I love watching your tutorials!
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Reviewed by:  from Maryland. on 8/10/2012
5/5
3 Stars
HELP
I've tried making this bracelet twice. The pattern isn't my problem. Has anyone experienced the "tube" collapsing and suddenly increasing the length by 100%??? If so, how do I prevent this???
Editor's Note:
If you are having a problem with the stitch collapsing, it is usually a tension issue. Make sure you are keeping your work tight, especially toward the end.
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Reviewed by:  from florida. on 7/10/2012
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5 Stars
nice bracelet
HELIX STITCH This really nice design looks easy. Once I get the hang of this stitch, I will make two of them. Red and white,green and white bracelet...like Christmas...
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Reviewed by:  from edison nj. on 11/26/2011
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5 Stars
Gorgeous Bracelet
I have to say, this bracelet is one of my "I MADE this" pieces. It looks very difficult but is pretty simple once you get the hang of the stitch, as another reviewer said. I made about 6 of these over 2 or 3 days last winter. One tip: Be careful with the length. I was too generous on most of the ones I made and they were a bit too big once I added the clasps.
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Reviewed by:  from Chicago, IL. on 6/21/2011
5/5
5 Stars
great design
The directions were great. Once you get the hang of this stitch it is easy and comes out looking great. Love it. Thanks
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Reviewed by:  from Sanibel, Florida. on 3/20/2011
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African Helix Stitch
I did this stitch for a beading competition last year, using purple and black seed beads. I made a 17 inch necklace and it was fabulous! Thanks.. You make it easy to learn the stitch
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Reviewed by:  from WI. on 2/2/2011
5/5
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