How to Make Handmade Key Chains with Seed Bead Snowflake Pattern for Christmas
Summary: In this tutorial, you will see a how to make a handmade keychain with seed bead snowflake for Christmas. Have a check now!
Today I'm still going to show you a craft for Christmas – seed bead snowflake key chain DIY. As the Christmas is coming, I keep thinking about what to make for Christmas as gift. This glass seed bead snowflake key chain is a good choice for gift for friends! Follow me to see how to make the handmade keychain.
Supplies in making the seed bead snowflake key chain for Christmas:
6mm Red Glass Pearl Bead
2mm Red Glass Seed Beads
2mm Green Glass Seed Beads
2mm Gold Bead Spacers
Gold Crimp Beads
Iron Jump Rings
Silver Key Ring
Silver Cross Chain
Christmas Tree Dangle Bead
0.3mm Tiger Wire
Long Nose Plier
Side Cutting Plier
Round Nose Plier
Instructions on making the seed bead snowflake key chain for Christmas:
Step 1: Make a basic structure
1st, snip off a short piece of tiger wire (about 50cm), slide 9 gold seed beads to the middle and thread the ends through another gold seed bead and tighten;
2nd, thread 12 green glass seed beads to one wire, and thread the end backward through the 5th green glass bead you just threaded along to the second gold seed bead beside the crossing;
3rd, go ahead to thread 12 green glass beads again to the new wire, and make the same pattern as the 2nd process and finish the rest patterns.
Step 2: Thread a gold layer
1st, slide 6 gold seed beads to the wire, cross it through the green glass bead;
2nd, add 6 gold seed beads again and cross the wire through a green glass bead. Repeat this step and finish the gold layer as shown in the picture.
Step 3: Add glass bead flakes
1st, slide 8 red glass seed beads to the wire (the wire with green glass beads on), and thread the wire along downward to the crossing;
2nd, slide 11 red glass beads to the wire and thread its way to make another flake above the green petal as pictured;
3rd, repeat the whole process and finish the whole snowflake pattern.
Step 4: Finish the seed bead snowflake key chain
1st, snip off a small piece of silver cross chain, and attach it to the key ring with a jump ring;
2nd, attach the Christmas tree bead to the chain;
3rd, take an iron headpin, and thread a gold crimp end bead, a 6mm red pearl bead and a green glass seed bead through it, making a loop at the end;
4th, attach the bead dangle the silver chain;
5th, connect the seed bead snowflake to the silver chain with a jump ring and finish the whole Christmas keychain.
Guys! Are you fascinated by the final look of this seed bead snowflake key chain for Christmas?
You may feel that this seed bead snowflake pattern is not that difficult as you thought. Actually, the beading technique in making this snowflake pattern has been used many times in our site. If you are quite familiar with that, then have a go since this seed bead snowflake would be easy for you!