6 great seed bead stash busters for stitchers

Keep your creative juices flowing while you are inside with FREE downloadable projects.

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With so many of us inside, stash-buster projects are a great way to keep stitching with limited supplies on hand. Chances are you have leftover seed beads stashed away from previous designs. Gather those beads and take stock of what you have. You will want to keep different size beads separated, but you might need to mix colors and finishes. Now you are ready to start stitching these projects. Just click on the name of the project!

Inviting vine bracelet

Inviting vine bracelet

 

Drops of color blossom on this delicate vine bracelet. All you need is a collection of size 11/0 seed beads in three different colors, a split ring, and a clasp. The directions make a bracelet, or you can double the length to make a necklace.

Butterfly vine necklace

Butterfly vine bracelet

 

Put a smile on your face by stitching butterflies for your wrist. Use a crossweave technique to stitch a simple spring bracelet. Best of all: you probably have all the beads for this project already at home!

 

Springtime delight ladder stitch necklace

Springtime delight necklace 

 

Stuck inside and itching to stitch? Chances are you already have everything you need to make this floral necklace, which only requires seed beads and fire-polished beads. Ladder stitch and bead loops combine to form a collar of linking flowers — perfect for the spring and summer seasons.

Tso stitch flower bracelet

Tso stitch flower bracelet

 

Springtime is the perfect time to learn a new stitch. Have you tried the Tso stitch, created by Hsiao-Hsuan “Eddy” Tso? This technique combines characteristics of peyote stitch and right-angle weave. Use it to make this bracelet bloom!

 

 

Easter lily earrings

Easter lily earrings 

 

Whip up this sweet pair of blossoms in classic Easter lily colors, and then make several more in other palettes to enjoy beaded flowers all year long. It’s a great way to perfect your tubular peyote stitch!

 

 

 

Neon Leaves bracelet

Neon leaves bracelet

 

Follow a row-by-row word chart or a color-coded diagram for this stunning bracelet design. Both the chart and diagram are included in the directions.

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