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Next meeting is Sunday, February 15, 2015,2-5 p.m.

Location: Hampton Park Library




February's Meeting

Esmerelda Leaf Collar Necklace


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Esmerelda Leaf Collar Necklace by Nicole Stanley

Supply List

6lb Fireline

Size 12 beading needle

Size 15 seed beads (olive green iris) 1g (A)

Size 11 seed beads (rainbow iris) 2g (B)

Size 8 seed beads (metallic dragonfly) 1g (C)

Size 6 seed bead (pink-lined olive green) 2 (D)

3mm crystal bicones (metallic green) 17 (E)

4mm crystal bicones (metallic green) 28 (F)

Czech glass leaf beads (green iris) 12 x 7mm - 8

6mm Jump ring 4

Lobster clasp

Necklace chain (12 inches in two 6 sections you can adjust this length to suit your personal preference

of necklace length)

Two pairs of flat nosed pliers

NOTES FROM DESIGNER:

Although I have used 6lb Fireline as my thread of choice, it may be possible to use alternative beading threads if you prefer. I have only created this design using Fireline, however; other threads may affect the rigidity of your final piece.

The wire gauge of the jump ring chosen should not exceed 1mm; thicker jump rings will not fit through the size 6 bead.

Although all of the threadpaths used for this pattern are illustrated within the tutorial, some prior working knowledge of right angle weave would be an advantage when undertaking this project.

One website suggested for information on Right Angle Weave is:

http://www.fusionbeads.com/Techniques/Right-Angle-Weave-Stitch-Techniques

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The wonderful group of beaders who assembled these beautiful bracelets that will be donated to area shelters. Kids in the shelters will be able to choose bracelets to give their Moms for Mother's Day.

NGBS would like to extend a gracious and humble "Thank You" to the very generous donations of supplies for this community project to the following companies:

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  • BEADiful
  • Brina Beads
  • Cherry Tree Beads
  • Fusion Beads
  • On The Rocks
  • Only Beads
  • Preciosa
  • Swarovski