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Zebra Striped Peyote Cuff Bracelet Project
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Zebra Striped Peyote Cuff Bracelet Project
Item Id: PROJ-KS-0115
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Description

The Zebra symbolizes balance and harmony! How fitting that this Flat Even Count Peyote Stitched bracelet is a perfect balance of color and form. Three individual panels with different stripe patterns are connected with Swarovski Rounds and finished with a button closure. Click here to download the PDF for this pattern.

Karla Schafer, Aunties Beads Designer

Instructions:

This project uses an even count peyote stitch and pattern reading, if you are not familiar with these, please watch the following videos:
Even Count Peyote Stitch Video

2-Drop Peyote Video
  1. Work each panel according to the pattern.
  2. To join the panels together run your thread through the work securing with some half hitch knots and exit the second "up" bead on the edge of the panel: string 2 pink seed beads, jet round, 2 pink seed beads and pass through the second "up" bead of the middle panel and back through the beads added several times to re-enforce the work.
  3. Pass your thread back into the work, skipping the next "up" bead and exit out the next, repeating the above connection with a jet round.
  4. Continue the same procedure as the above two steps using white seed beads and a fuchsia round for the middle and jet for the last two.
  5. Secure the thread within the work with some half hitch knots and connect the other panel.
  6. Once you have all three of the panels connected we can add the button closure.
  7. Choose the panel end that the button will be placed on and work in your thread to the middle of the third row from the end, string a seed bead, the button and a seed bead working the thread back into the work and up through the beads and button several times to re-enforce the connection. End the thread with some half hitch knots.
  8. We are now ready to create the loop for the button. Secure your thread with in the panel with some half hitch knots. Exit the third "up" bead stinging approximately 22 seed beads in pink and pass through the third "up" bead, again running the thread back through the work multiple times to re-enforce the connection and end with half hitch knots when satisfied!

Tools and Materials Needed:

8/0 Fuchsia Lined Crystal Miyuki Seed Beads- 10gr
8/0 Matte Crystal Miyuki Seed Beads- 10gr
Swarovski Crystal Round (5000) 6mm, Jet- 8pc
Swarovski Crystal Round (5000) 6mm, Fuchsia- 2pc
TierraCast Antique Silver Bali Flower Button, 18mm- 1pc
Fireline Fine Crystal, 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
English Beading Needles, Assorted Sizes, 4-Pack
Snips
Or
Nipper Tool

Materials and Tools Used
Balance and Harmony Bracelet
Balance and Harmony Bracelet
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8/0 Fuchsia Lined Crystal Miyuki Seed Beads
8/0 Fuchsia Lined Crystal
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8/0 Matte Crystal Miyuki Seed Beads
8/0 Matte Crystal
Your Price: $2.10
On sale: $1.49 On Sale
Swarovski Crystal Round (5000) 6mm, Jet
Swarovski Crystal Round (5000) 6mm, Jet

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Swarovski Crystal Round (5000) 6mm, Fuchsia
Swarovski Crystal Round (5000) 6mm, Fuchsia
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TierraCast Antique Silver Bali Flower Button, 18mm
Antique Silver Bali Flower Button, 18mm
Your Price: $1.99
Fireline Fine Crystal, 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
Fireline Fine Crystal, 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
Your Price: $9.99
English Beading Needles, Size 10, 4-Pack
English Beading Needles, Size 10, 4-Pack
Your Price: $2.29
English Beading Needles, Assorted Sizes, 4-Pack
English Beading Needles, Assorted Sizes, 4-Pack
Your Price: $2.49
English Beading Needles, Size 12, 4-Pack
English Beading Needles, Size 12, 4-Pack
Your Price: $2.29
Classic Nipper Tool
Classic Nipper Tool


Your Price: $7.69
On sale: $5.99 On Sale
 
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