Jamie Hogsett

Blush Bracelet Tutorial by Jamie Hogsett

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Blush Bracelet

Materials:
Pink Tourmaline .019 diameter Soft Flex Beading Wire
Non-Tarnish Silver 22-gauge Soft Flex Craft Wire
11x17mm Sterling Silver Flat Oval Toggle Clasp - 1 clasp set
6mm Sterling Silver Flower Bead Caps - 8 bead caps
2x2mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tubes - 6 crimp tubes
3mm Sterling Silver Crimp Covers - 6 crimp covers
8mm clear/green/pink Czech pressed-glass rounds - 4 glass rounds
10x12mm matte green Czech pressed-glass leaves - 5 glass leaves
Shimmering Pink AB size 11 seed beads - 8 seed beads
Silver Galvanized size 11 seed beads - 2 seed beads

Tools:
Cutters
Chain Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Crimping Pliers

Finished size: 7 3/4"

Step 1: Use 2 1/2" of 22-gauge wire to form a wire-wrapped loop. String 1
pink seed bead, 1 bead cap (narrow end first), 1 glass round, 1 bead cap (wide end first), and 1 pink seed bead. Form a wire-wrapped loop. Set aside.
Step 2:
Use 2 1/2" of 22-gauge wire to form a wire-wrapped loop. String 1 pink seed bead, 1 bead cap (narrow end first), 1 glass round, 1 bead cap (wide end first), and 1 pink seed bead. Form a wire-wrapped loop. *Use 2 1/2" of 22-gauge wire to form a wire-wrapped loop that attaches to the previous wire-wrapped loop. String 1 pink seed bead, 1 bead cap (narrow end first), 1 glass round, 1 bead cap (wide end first), and 1 pink seed bead. Form a wire-wrapped loop. Repeat from * once. Set aside.
Step 3: Use 4" of Pink Tourmaline wire to string 1 crimp tube and the bar half of the toggle clasp. Pass back through the crimp tube and crimp. Cover the crimp tube with 1 crimp cover. String 1 glass leaf (point first), 1 crimp tube, and the first wire-wrapped loop formed in Step 2. Pass back through the crimp tube and crimp. Cover the crimp tube with 1 crimp cover.
Step 4: Use 6"
of Pink Tourmaline wire to string 1 crimp tube and the final wire-wrapped loop formed in Step 2. Pass back through the crimp tube and crimp. Cover the crimp tube with 1 crimp cover. String {1 leaf (point first) and 1 silver seed bead} twice. String 1 leaf (point first), 1 crimp tube, and the first wire-wrapped loop formed in Step 1. Pass back through the crimp tube and crimp. Cover the crimp tube with 1 crimp cover.
Step 5:
Use 4" of Pink Tourmaline wire to string 1 crimp tube and the second wire-wrapped loop formed in Step 1. Pass back through the crimp tube and crimp. Cover the crimp tube with 1 crimp cover. String 1 glass leaf (point first), 1 crimp tube, and the ring half of the toggle clasp. Pass back through the crimp tube and crimp. Cover the crimp tube with 1 crimp cover.

Czech pressed-glass rounds and leaves available by calling the Soft Flex office at 1-866-925-FLEX. Seed beads available from Beyond Beadery and The Bead Cache.



Guest blogger Jamie Hogsett is the Education Coordinator for Soft Flex Company. Contact her at Jamie@SoftFlexCompany.com.

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3 fabulous thoughts ...

  1. Once again, lovely and simple. Great use of the new craft wire...I must try it. See you at B & B?

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  2. Both Jamie and I will be at the Bead&Button Show. We are switching off between demos and make-it-take-its using the craft wire. :)

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  3. Thank you Patricia! It's so hard to believe B&B is next week already. I look forward to seeing you there!

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