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October 2016 Resource Guide

The October 2016 Resource Guide has over 190 links to sources for supplies used in this issue. 

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Included in the October Extra:

  • Phoenix pendant by Cindy Clark
  • Adorable acorn earrings by Lane Landry
  • Global elements necklace by Dana Meredith
  • Pretty peyote scarf ring by Svetlana Dubinsky
  • DiamonDuo bracelet by Marcia Balonis

The October 2016 issue features:

  • Make flirty tassel earrings in under an hour!
  • Make a sparkling holiday ornament
  • Stitch a classic bracelet with enticing texture
  • Learn chenille stitch
  • PLUS more!
Fall flames chenille rope, p. 24

designed by Marsha Wiest-Hines

11/0 seed beads

 1 3 mm x 18-in. (46 cm) pre-finished satin covered cord necklace with claps and chain (burgundy)

Watch a free how-to video to learn the basics of chenille stitch.


Ivy trails necklace, p. 28

designed by Isabella Lam

30 8 mm pearls (Swarovski, iridescent green)

30 12 x 7 mm leaf beads (Czech, iris brown)

5 g 2.5 x 5 mm SuperDuo beads (opaque green luster)

bicone crystals (Swarovski)

2 g 3.8 mm O-beads (crystal golden rainbow)

2 g 8/0 seed beads (Miyuki 457, metallic dark bronze)

3 g 11/0 seed beads (Toho 221, bronze)

3 g 15/0 seed beads (Toho 221, bronze)

Autumn leaves set, p. 30

designed by Lane Landry


11/0 seed beads


11/0 seed beads

  • 3 g color A (Toho 25C, silver-lined ruby) see above sources
  • 2 g color B (Toho 2208, silver-lined burnt orange) see above sources
  • 7 color C (Toho 557, permanent-finish gold) see above sources
  • 2 g color D (Toho 30B, silver-lined light orange),


8/0 seed beads



Super Duper donut, p. 34

designed by Justyna Szlezak

blue pendant

48 2.5 x 5 mm SuperDuo beads (jet metallic suede blue)

12 4 mm bicone crystals (Swarovski, Montana)

84 4 mm glass pearls (aqua grey)

11/0 seed beads

2 g 15/0 seed beads (Toho 706, matte iris teal)

1 bail (TierraCast "Legend," silver-plated pewter)

purple pendant

2.5 x 5 mm SuperDuo beads (pearl coat purple velvet)

4 mm bicone crystals (Swarovski, crystal AB)

4 mm glass pearls (light lavender)

11/0 seed beads

15/0 seed beads (Toho 703, matte mauve mocha)



Peanut party, p. 40

designed by Jimmie Boatright

orange bracelet

28 4 mm fire-polished beads (opaque dark red)

28 4 mm round druk beads (opaque green luster)

2 x 4 mm peanut beads (There is a correction to the quantity of peanut beads needed. It should be 13 g for color A and B not 6 g.)

1 g 11/0 seed beads (Toho 262, crystal gold-lined)

1 5-strand tube clasp

purple bracelet

4 mm fire-polished beads (matte luster opaque amethyst)

4 mm round druk beads (luster opaque turquoise)

2 x 4 mm peanut beads

11/0 seed beads (Toho PF558F, permanent finish matte galvanized)


Sunset harbor earrings, p. 44

designed by Jamie Van

purple earrings

2 12 mm pearls or round beads (Swarovski, bronze)

2 18 mm round bead frames

2 6 mm cord end caps (TierraCast, gold)

4 4-5 mm star-shaped spacer beads (gold)

S-Lon nylon cord (Tex 70, purple)

blue earrings

12 mm pearls or round beads (Swarovski, turquoise)

light pink earrings

12 mm pearls or round beads (Swarovski, dark lapis)


Starlight necklace, p. 48

designed by Melissa Grakowsky Shippee

1 16 mm vision square fancy stone crystal (Swarovski 4481, crystal luminous green)

16 pointed 8 mm chatons (Swarovski 1188, crystal luminous green)

76 4 mm pearls (Swarovski, light cream rose)

5 g 5 x 2.3 mm Half-Tila beads (Miyuki, nickel-plated)

5 g 11/0 seed beads (Miyuki 2028, matte opaque seafoam luster)

2 g 11/0 cylinder beads (Toho Treasure #1, metallic gold)

5 g 15/0 seed beads (Toho 465, 24k gold-plated)

1 13 mm round rhinestone filigree clasp



Shimmering lights ornament, p. 52

designed by Cary Bruner

Supplies for the silver/gray ornament are available at Bead Haven Las Vegas. Please call 702-233-2450 to place an order.

gold/blue ornament

14 6 x 9 mm teardrop beads (Swarovski 5500, aqua AB)

2 8 mm faceted round crystals (Swarovski 5000, emerald AB)

bicone crystals (Swarovski 5328, jet AB2X)

13 g 2 x 4 mm peanut beads (metallic gold)

1 g 8/0 seed beads (Toho 457A, metallic copper)

5 g 11/0 seed beads (Toho 221, bronze)

4 g 15/0 seed beads (Toho 221, bronze)



Adoring arch set, p. 56

designed by Zsuzsanna Veres


2.5 x 5 mm SuperDuo beads

40 3 mm glass pearls (blue gray)

2 g 8/0 seed beads (Toho 1701, gilded marble blue)

4 g 11/0 seed beads (Toho 223, antique bronze)

2 g 15/0 seed beads (Toho PF567F, permanent finish purple matte metallic)


1 11 x 8 mm filigree bead (bronze)

For remaining supplies see above sources.


Crescent rosettes necklace, p. 70

designed by Cassandra Spicer

**The manufacturer labels the CzechMates two-hole crescent bead as 3 x 10 mm. Bead stores may size them differently depending on how they measure the bead. As long as the bead is labeled as a CzechMates two-hole crescent bead it will fit projects using that bead regardless of the bead size on the labeled.**

124 2 x 10 mm CzechMates two-hole crescent beads (blue iris)

30 3 mm melon beads or round beads (luster iris cobalt)

7 g 8/0 seed beads (Toho 377, teal-lined aqua)

4 g 11/0 seed beads (Toho 221, bronze)

3 g 15/0 seed beads (Toho 504, higher metallic violet iris)

toggle (TierraCast Antique Brass Sunburst)

Textured treasure bracelet, p. 72

designed by Margherita Fusco

dark purple/green bracelet

28 6 mm pearls (Swarovski, dark purple)

32 4 mm bicone crystals (Swarovski, chrysolite opal AB2X)

16 g 2.5 x 5 mm SuperDuo beads (opaque green luster)

8 g 11/0 seed beads (Toho 222, dark bronze)

matte gold bracelet

6 mm pearls (Swarovski, powder green)

4 mm bicone crystals (Swarovski, jet AB2X)

2.5 x 5 mm SuperDuo beads (matte metallic flax)

8 g 11/0 seed beads (Miyuki 4204, old gold Duracoat, also known as Miyuki 4204 champagne Duracoat)

green bracelet

6 mm pearl (Czech round metallic mix)

4 mm bicone crystals (Swarovski, light Colorado topaz)

2.5 x 5 mm SuperDuo beads (opaque chalk white green luster)

8 g 11/0 seed beads (Toho PF558, permanent finish galvanized aluminum)

Botanical bling necklace, p. 76

designed by Irina Miech

Kits and supplies are available at or call 262-641-0910 to place an order.


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