Pandahall's Free Tutorial on Making a Beaded Blue Butterfly Brooch
Summary: This is a free tutorial on how to make a beaded blue butterfly brooch. You can also make it a hair clip or pendent as you like.
Butterfly is always welcomed by both adults and kids in daily life. Butterfly is also adopted in jewelry making. Today I will introduce how to make a blue beaded butterfly brooch step by step. The supplies in this DIY project is simple, but it may take a little time to stitch the butterfly pattern. Anyway, this butterfly pattern is worthy of trying because you will grasp the beading technique after finishing this DIY project.
Supplies in making the blue beaded butterfly brooch:
Instructions on making the blue bead butterfly brooch:
Step 1: Thread the starting part
1st, snip off a long tiger wire, and slide a glass seed bead to the middle. Then thread a blue drop bead through both wires;
2nd, slide 3 seed bead to each wire, and then slide a faceted bead to the wire on sides (as shown in the picture);
3rd, cross the 2 wires in the middle cross another seed bead, and then thread them through the blue faceted bead on sides.
Step 2: Bead butterfly wing pattern
1st, cross the 2 wires in previous step through a glass seed bead, a blue bead and a seed bead in sequences, and slide seed bead to the other 2 wires;
2nd, thread blue bead through the 2 wires on the left and 2 wires on the right respectively;
3rd, cross the upper wires through 2 glass seed beads, a blue bead and 2 seed beads again. Also slide a seed bead on each of the remaining wires;
4th, plus a blue bead on both ends of the upper wire;
5h,cross the 2 ends through a glass seed bead and tighten up;
6th, slide a blue bead to the right wire, and also one bead to the wire at beside. Cross them through a seed bead;
7th, do the same on the left part.
Step 3: Continue with the wing pattern
1st, slide a seed bead and a blue bead to the 2 wires on the left respectively and cross the wires through the blue seed bead;
2nd, slide a seed bead and a blue bead to both wires, and thread both wires through a blue bead;
3rd, thread beads on the other 2 remaining wires on the right. Slide a seed bead, a blue bead to the inner wire and a blue bead, a seed bead, a blue bead, a seed bead and a blue bead to the outer wire;
4th, thread the 3rd wire through the blue bead on the 2nd wire and tighten;4th, thread the 3rd wire through the blue bead on the 2nd wire and tighten;
5th, cross the 4th wire with 3 blue beads and 2 seed beads through the blue bead on the 3rd wire;
6th, trim off the extra wires and finish the butterfly wing pattern.
Step 4: Stitch another wing pattern
1st, snip off a long wire and bead the pattern following the whole process in step 1 and step 2;
2nd, slide a blue bead, a seed bead and a blue bead to the left wire, and thread the right wire through a blue bead on the fringe of the other wing;
3rd, cross the 3rd wire and 4th wire though a blue bead;
4th, bead the rest of the wing as the process in step 3 to finish the butterfly pattern.
Step 5: Attach the antennas
1st, prepare 2 short copper wires and slide a seed bead to the middle. Then string a blue bead and 15 seed beads to each of them.
2nd, attach the antennas to the butterfly and trim off the extra wires.
Step 6: Stick a brooch clip
Stich a brooch clip at the back of the butterfly and finish the blue beaded butterfly brooch.
Just take a glance at my butterfly brooch! I can't love it more! How about you?
Do you love this free beaded butterfly pattern? You can also shift it to butterfly pendent, earring drop or hair clip!Let's learn how to make beaded butterfly from making this blue butterfly brooch! Just try yourself if you love it!