1.In order to learn the Peyote Stitch Technique
, watch the Peyote Stitch Video.
2.The tubes are 8 beads wide and make them 6 rows long. You will need to make 7 tube beads.
3.To create a tube simply fold the tube in half and zip them together. The edges will fit together as a puzzle.
4.Tie your thread by using the tail thread and the working thread in a square knot. Work the thread ends back into the work and trim with the nipper tool.
5.After the tubes are complete, then simply string the bracelet as follows.
6.Cut the beading wire 4” greater than desired length.
7.String a seed bead, crimp and a seed bead, and run the wire through the loop of the bar and back through the seed beads and crimp.
8.Flat crimp using the chain nose pliers.
9.String a bicone, peyote tube, bicone, peyote tube, etc until you reach the end, ending in a bicone.
10.String a seed bead, crimp, 2 seed beads, the other half of the toggle and 2 seed beads.
11.Run the wire back through all the beads and the bicone.
12.Flat crimp the crimp bead using the chain nose pliers and trim the excess with the nipper tool.Materials and Tools Needed:
Miyuki Seed Beads, Metallic Gold Iris, 8/0
Swarovski Crystal, 8mm Bicone, Chili Pepper Coated Crystal- 8pc
Swarovski Crystal, 8mm Bicone, Topaz- 8pc
Swarovski Crystal, 8mm Bicone, Amethyst- 8pc
Swarovski Crystal, 8mm Xilion Bicone, Fuchsia- 8pc
Antique Copper Plate Hammered Square Toggle
Antique Copper Plate Crimp Bead, 2 x 2 mm, Bag of 50- 2pc
Beadalon 49-strand Wire, 30 ft., .018
Fireline Fine Crystal, 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
Fireline Fine Smoke Grey, 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
English Beading Needles, Size 10, 4-Pack
Chain Nose Pliers